Education Abroad and Exchanges
No other college in the nation offers scholarships and financial aid packages as generous as the ones Berea grants, so you picked the right school for study abroad.
Get the most out of your college education through participating in an Education Abroad program, It offers a unique, transformational learning opportunity to: improve your knowledge of another language; develop intercultural skills; enhance your résumé; learn about the world (and also about yourself). Apply today!
Step by Step
1. Become eligible to study abroad:
2. Discuss your interests with your Academic Advisor:
- Make sure to include study abroad in your curriculum plan;
- Find out what ALE credit or perspectives you can get abroad.
3. Get help from our office:
- Use our program search tools to decide among these study abroad categories:
- Visit a Peer Advisor for assistance;
- Join us at the Education Abroad Fair and connect with several study abroad program providers;
- Ask a question via email or make an appointment at email@example.com;
- Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
- Apply with the CIE for permission to study abroad and financial aid;
- Choose and apply to your program provider for admission.
5. Take advantage of all the financial aid opportunities:
- Discuss your financial situation with your Student Financial Aid Specialist;
- Check out our Berea College scholarships;
- Explore external scholarships that you may be eligible for;
- Apply for scholarships through your program provider;
- Apply for loans through Berea’s Financial Aid Office. Outside funding that you brought to Berea may be available to be utilized for study abroad.
- Apply for grants that will allow you to engage in travel that is not included in your program:
6. Prepare for your study abroad experience:
The U.S. Department of State has published a new resource for U.S. students studying abroad. The new #StudentsAbroad website is a mobile-friendly site designed to provide students, parents, and study abroad coordinators vital information related to studying abroad, including everything from how to get a passport to safety information while abroad.
Contact the Education Abroad Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or (859) 985-3453, or drop by Woods-Penniman 205.