January 2020 will be here soon!

With upcoming Jan-term courses around the world in places like South Africa, Hawai’i, France and Spain, Global Poets are already preparing for their travel.  According to gooverseas.com, here are the top 10 things you should be thinking about: Passport and Visa (We can help with free passport photos!) Visit your doctor Get insurance (We usually […]

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. [su_carousel source=”media: 384,383,382,381″ width=”420″ height=”300″ title=”no” autoplay=”5800″]

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 […]

Luz Castro (’18) Receives Gilman Award

Congratulations to Luz Castro!   WHITTIER COLLEGE Student LUZ CASTRO (’18) awarded U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship  The Whittier College Office of International Programs is pleased to announce that Luz Castro (‘17), a senior at Whittier College is one of over 850 American undergraduate students from 324 colleges and universities across the […]

Are you thinking about studying in Asia Next Spring?

Then you should look at the Freeman Asia Scholarship.  It was recently relaunched and will have a September or October deadline for students going abroad next spring. http://www.iie.org/Programs/Freeman-ASIA#.V46YK_krKUl Freeman-ASIA (Freeman Awards for Study in Asia) is designed to support U.S.-based undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who are planning to study overseas in East or Southeast […]

Copenhagen 2016

It’s the middle of summer and students are getting back from places like Greece, Denmark, Hong Kong.  Here’s a great project from Dr. Sheridan’s and Lisa Ibanez’s class in Copenhagen.  The course had 19 Whittier College students and focused on social issues that cut across national boundaries.  Two technology specialists, Kathy Filatreau and Sonia Chaidez, […]