From France to Cuba, a number of college faculty are leading education abroad (EA) programs across the globe this summer.  For many students, studying abroad with UK faculty and students is an easy way to gain international experience with some of the comforts of home. 

Important Dates for Students Studying Abroad this Summer:

  • Thursday, January 26: EA Scholarship Workshop (12:00 - 3:00)
    In The Hub of William T. Young Library, students will be able to learn the ins and outs of budgeting for experiences abroad, how to find and apply for different types of education abroad scholarships and how to make a rock star application that will catch reviewers’ eyes.

  • Wednesday, February 1: UK EA Scholarship Deadline for Summer Programs
    To be eligible for the UK Education Abroad Scholarship, students must have an active summer program application. 

  • Wednesday, February 8: UK EA Spring Fair (4:00 - 7:00)
    In The Hub of William T. Young Library, students will be able to learn about the variety of education abroad options and chat with faculty directing summer programs abroad. Free food and swag will be available.

Summer 2017 Faculty-Directed Education Abroad Programs: 

Need Assistance?

Students wanting more information or application instructions are encouraged to stop by the EA Resource Center in 315 Bradley Hall (Monday through Friday, 8:00 - 5:00).  There, students can recieve advice and direction from trained EA Peer Ambassadors. 

Students Outside UK

Students from other institutions are welcome to enroll in the faculty-directed programs mentioned above.  For more visiting student information, click here.

Other Scholarships

Among the many education abroad scholarships and departmental funds available to students studying abroad, the college also offers The Telford C. Walker Scholarship. The Walker scholarship will be awarded to undergraduate students studying abroad in the fall or spring semesters.  Students with a science-based major, which will not allow them to study abroad during fall or spring semesters, may apply the scholarship to the summer term. 

The deadline to apply for the Telford C. Walker Scholarship is Monday, March 20.  Click here for more information and to apply.