Study Abroad Scholarships

Study Abroad Scholarships for Undergraduate Students

One thing I regret not doing while I was in college was taking the opportunity to study abroad. Many students in my French class jumped at the chance to stay in Strasbourg for six weeks, immersing themselves in the language and culture. I would have loved to tag along, but my family obligations and bank account made the trip impractical for me, or so I thought. Of course, now that I realize how many financial aid resources there were for study abroad opportunities, I could just kick myself in the pants.

It never dawned on me to check with my French professor to see if the language department offered any scholarships or grants (they did!) or even the financial aid office. I just assumed that any education I received off campus would have to be paid for through my own personal piggy bank. I later found out that some of the college departments (music, business and engineering) even provided additional scholarships to students traveling outside the United States.

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CollegeWeekLive.com Study Abroad Day

Ever dream of studying abroad? student-passport-study-abroadThe opportunity to take in the charms of a British countryside or taste the savory flavors of Italy – these are just a few of the added perks when studying overseas. Well, if you have ever toyed with the idea or wanted to know more, here’s your chance. Today, CollegeWeekLive.com is hosting a free online Study Abroad Day for students who are 15-19 years of age.

Students considering a semester abroad or enrolling in a college outside of the U.S. should login today. Online participants can attend virtual booths for colleges offering U.S. students the opportunity to take classes and get degrees overseas. Access important links, download documents, and chat live with college admissions reps, all from the comfort of your computer! You can also view live presentations on why you should study abroad, how to choose the right study abroad program and saving money by studying abroad. Did I mention you can also have a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship for logging in and completing the Study Abroad Day scavenger hunt?

So, what are you waiting for? The CollegeWeekLive.com Study Abroad Day is open from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. (EDT) today and is completely FREE! We hope to see you there.


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