TWO English teaching positions


KCC Japan Education Exchange is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for TWO English teaching positions at Kobe College High School in Nishinomiya, Japan beginning in April 2014. The application deadline is July 31, 2013 and interviews will be held in August.

Application materials are available on the Kobe College Corporation website:

More information about Kobe College and Kobe College Corporation:  Kobe College was founded by Congregational missionaries in 1875 for the education of young Japanese women and is located in Nishinomiya, a suburb of Kobe and Osaka. It offers high quality education based on Christian principles and is well known as one of the best women’s schools in Japan.  In 2005, its Junior High School division was recognized by the Japanese Ministry of Education and Science for offering one of the very top English language programs in Japanese junior high schools.

KCC Japan Education Exchange (KCC-JEE) is a non-profit organization located in Chicago, Illinois, which has worked with Kobe College for 93 years to promote cross-cultural education. For over 60 years, we have recruited and supported teachers of English in the high school division.  Our program of recruiting teachers is well established.  KCC-JEE is committed to providing support to our recruits to ensure that they have a successful and fulfilling experience. Other KCC-JEE sponsored programs include student and faculty exchange programs, graduate fellowships, college internship program and high school essay contests

Education Abroad Scholarships: Apply today!

It’s that time of year again:

Applications are open for Education Abroad Scholarships for 2013-2014! We honestly can’t think of a better holiday gift than studying abroad – but then again, we are Education Abroad!

This year we are awarding $100,000 in scholarships. The deadline is February 14th (Valentine’s Day – easy to remember). Don’t wait until then though, apply today, right after that last final or paper!

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Two $3,500 Scholarships Available for Australia!

Two students on the International Business short course will be awarded $3,500 AUD scholarships to help cover the cost of program fees. These scholarships are supported by the University of Melbourne. Applications will be available after acceptance.

This two week program, offered through The University of Melbourne and GlobaLinks Learning Abroad, is designed to develop broad, integrated knowledge of international business practices and skills needed to work in global companies. Students will acquire insight into the social, cultural, political, and economic factors that influence business in the global environment, while gaining an introduction to the important role that Asia-Pacific countries play in the world economy.

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German Language and Culture in Aachen

The Global Education Office and the VCU School of World Studies, in conjunction with the Aachen University of Applied Sciences, are pleased to offer an innovative summer study abroad program in Germany. The program offers an exceptional opportunity for students to immerse themselves in German language and culture while enjoying the sights and sounds of the historically important spa town of Aachen (home of Charlemagne) in west central Germany. Participants will have a classroom-based language learning experience at the university’s long-established international German language school, as well as a cultural learning experience through lectures, tours and excursions.

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Canada Fulbright deadline extended to STEM students

STEM student? Canada is calling you!

Canada is home to some of the most distinguished scientists and technologically-advanced research facilities in the world. Due to its proximity and strong ties to the United States, Canada also offers exceptional comparative study opportunities and the possibility for long-term research collaborations. The STEM award carries a value of $120,000, over three years, for American students seeking to complete a PhD program in a STEM field in Canada. For more information on this program, including eligibility and how to apply, please visit our website:

VCU Passport Fair

As a part of International Education week, there will be a Passport Fair, Tuesday November 13th from 12pm – 3pm in the VCU Commons, Canal Room. If you have not already applied for your passport, VCU Education Abroad encourages you to attend. Representatives from the Washington Passport Agency will be on hand to provide information, answer questions, and help you apply for your passport.

VCU Passport Fair
12 p.m. – 3 p.m., University Student Commons, Canal Room
Apply for your passport today! Representatives from the Washington Passport Agency will be on campus today to provide information, answer questions, and help you apply for your passport. BEFORE YOU ARRIVE, please be sure to visit for a list of items you must bring with you to apply. Contact: