New Spring Break Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program for Grad Students

Early and Elementary Education in Italy PosterEarly and Elementary Education in Italy is a 7-credit study abroad program for students in the Master’s of Teaching Program in Early/Elementary Education. Students will spend 2 weeks in Florence over spring break, exploring concepts of their core courses through immersion in diverse language and literacy settings in Florence.

For more information, check out the program page and Professor Zumbrunn’s blog.

Registration deadline is November 30!

 

Scholarship Alert!

CIEE’s Language Intensive Focus Track Scholarship (LIFT) will provide $100,000 annually to encourage students to study one of five languages—Arabic, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, or Russian—for a year in another country.

LIFT scholarships will be initially offered to current CIEE students pursuing intensive language development in Arabic, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, and Russian, and will expand to all CIEE language programs beginning in fall 2013. Scholarship awards will be a minimum of $5,000 and will be awarded to exemplary students based on undergraduate GPA and the strength of a personal essay.

Click here to learn more!

Information Session for the History of African Americans in Paris Program

On Friday October 26 at 12pm, there will be an information session for the History of African Americans in Paris 2013 spring break study abroad program.  The information session will be located in the African American Studies Department, 816 West Franklin Street, on the 3rd floor.  Interested students are encouraged to attend.

Dr. Vivian Dzokoto, the program director, will discuss the aspects of the program including the course content, assignments, excursions and the itinerary while in France. vdzokoto@vcu.edu

Ms. Nasha Lewis, education abroad advisor, will discuss the application process, payment, financial aid and scholarship opportunities.  nlewis7@vcu.edu

For more information about the program or to apply please visit the website: http://www.global.vcu.edu/abroad/programs/vcu/programdetail/p76.aspx

 

Scholarship for study in France this spring

CIS Abroad is excited to announce that they are awarding all students accepted into their spring 2013 Semester in Paris program with a $750 scholarship! The deadline to apply for the program is November 15th, so students still have plenty of time to get their applications in.

To read more about the CIS Abroad Semester in Paris program, please visit: http://www.cisabroad.com/study-abroad/france/semester-in-paris/program#anchor.  If you have questions about the program, please contact CIS Abroad directly at 1-877-617-9090.  Students who would like to participate in the CIS program are encouraged to email Nasha Lewis at nlewis7@vcu.edu to set-up an advising appointment.