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


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 will begin with students who entered Whittier College in Fall of 2016 and then continue to help future students incorporate travel into their sophomore, junior or senior years. [More info]



Full-time freshmen or transfer students entering Whittier College in fall 2016 or later will be eligible to allocate their $2,000 Global Poet Scholarships Funding towards Whittier College-approved study abroad travel that occurs after their third semester at Whittier College.  Access to the award is automatic for students in good academic and disciplinary standing, though funding is reserved for those accepted through the Office of International Programs to participate in credit-bearing academic experiences abroad. [More info]