January 2018 faculty Led

JAN 2018! Sign up now!

Hey, Students!  We’ve got five trips coming up in January 2018! CUBA – BRAZIL – LONDON – PARIS – SOUTH AFRICA Click on each country to learn more! We have significant scholarships for rising Juniors and Seniors. Current Freshmen and those who started in Fall ’16 are eligible for $2000 towards course fees! Application Deadline: MARCH […]

Whittier College Faculty Led Study Abroad Puerto Rico Baseball As Relision

Baseball as Religion: Whittier Students and Faculty Reflect on the Last trip

Dr. Price is moving his Baseball as Religion course from Puerto Rico (2016) to Cuba in 2018!  We thought you might want to see the short film about Whittier’s last trip. But WARNING: IT WILL MAKE YOU WANT TO GO TO CUBA next January to share this amazing experience!

Started Whittier in Fall 2016? You have $2000 to spend on study abroad

[GPS] Whittier is proud to announce [GPS]  Global Poet Scholarship Fund to increase student access to study abroad and enhance students’ global education.  The GPS program, to be rolled out over three years, is a commitment to award $2,000 to every student who studies abroad through the Whittier College Office of International Programs.   The GPS program […]

Up to $20,000 to study African Language in Africa

Boren Scholarships for up to 20,000 are available to undergraduates who would like to study French and Portuguese next summer and then study abroad in Africa next fall.  There are a number of programs available.  French students would take French in Florida, and then go to Senegal in the fall to continue French and learn […]

Freeman-Asia scholarships

Hi, Whittier students!  Don’t forget that Whittier’s deadline for application to study abroad is at the end of September (always check your destination program for deadlines too!). If you are studying in Asia, you can also apply for an external scholarship from IIE.  Read more below… The Institute of International Education (IIE) is now accepting […]

Info you can use!

Ok, it’s September 8th and you should be thinking about that chemistry homework.  But in the back of your mind, you’re also thinking about January and your trip abroad.  The U.S. Department of state is a great place to learn about the issues and responsibilities facing any traveler.  You’ll probably also want to consult a […]

46 reasons study abroad is good for you

Link: http://smart.study/blog/46-study-abroad-statistics-convincing-facts-and-figures/ Besides the obvious enrichment of travel, study abroad offers opportunities for growth and enrichment beyond that: job skills, intercultural understanding, citizenship, linguistic skills…  Well, there are a lot of reasons!  Just take a look at this article and see.

Whittier Students in Spain

Upcoming events in International Programs

OIP has a lot planned for fall 2016, so don’t miss out!  Here’s what we have coming up in september. Information Sessions: Every Monday at 12 and Thursday at 3:30 in our space in Platner.  Come learn about our upcoming trips and how we can help you make it happen! September 26th: Study Abroad Fair (Campus […]

Have thought about applying for a Boren Scholarship?

Boren Scholarships and Fellowships provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to add an important international and language component to their educations. We focus on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad. What are Boren Scholarships? Boren Scholarships provide up to […]