April News from the Study Abroad Office : IUPUI
Study Abroad Office April 2014
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Generation Study Abroad

IUPUI has pledged to join the Institute of International Education (IIE)’s Generation Study Abroad initiative to significantly increase the number of American students who study abroad by the end of the decade. IUPUI has committed to increasing the number of students who study abroad by 25% over the next five years. Read the official IUPUI press release.

Petra, Jordan

Volunteer at an IUPUI Study Abroad Event

The Study Abroad Office has many events throughout the year that need the assistance of student volunteers. To better coordinate the various opportunities available, we are now using VolunteerSpot. To access the opportunities and sign up, click the button below:

Please keep the following in mind:

  • Please look at the description of the activity to determine if you are eligible to volunteer (many activities require students to have returned from a study abroad experience)
  • These volunteer experiences satisfy the volunteer requirement of the IUPUI International Experience Scholarship

For questions, please email abroad@iupui.edu.

IUPUI Student in Santorini, Greece

General Pre-Departure Meetings

Are you preparing to travel abroad? The Study Abroad Office will be offering general pre-departure meetings this fall for anyone who would like to learn more about packing, health and safety tips, handling money, communication, cross-cultural understanding, and more!

Dates:

  • Wednesday, April 23rd, 10:00a-12:00p
  • Thursday, May 1st, 2014, 5:00-7:00p
  • Wednesday, May 21st, 2014, 10:00a-12:00p
  • Tuesday, June 10th, 2014, 11:00a-1:00p

All General Pre-Departure Meetings will be held in the Global Crossroads Classroom (ES 2132)

Please RSVP to abroad@iupui.edu at least one day before the meeting.

Study, Research, or Teach English Abroad on the Fulbright Program U.S. Student Program in 2015-2016

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers fellowships for graduating seniors, graduate students, young professionals, and creative and performing artists to spend an academic year abroad. Fulbright awards can support a variety of activities in over 140 countries, such as

  • Studying and/or conducting research abroad (study/research grants)
  • Teaching English (English Teaching Assistantships)
  • Working in public policy (Fulbright-Clinton Fellowships)
  • Researching the cultural force of music (Fulbright-mtvU Fellowship)

For more information about Fulbright U.S. Student Program, please visit http://us.fulbrightonline.org. Grant preferences and options differ for each country, so it is important to look carefully at the country profiles on Fulbright's website.

Students interested in applying for the Fulbright Program for 2015-2016 are encouraged to fill out this form and email it to the Study Abroad Office (abroad@iupui.edu). Students will be paired with a Fulbright Mentor who can assist with choosing a country, provide feedback on the application, and help establish contacts abroad.

Note: The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is open only to U.S. citizens. Students who are citizens of other countries should consider opportunities available through the Fulbright Foreign Student Program.

Go Abroad Club

Are you curious about study abroad, or are you looking for a way to keep your international experience alive? Connect with other students who have studied abroad, as well as those who are interested in studying abroad, by joining the Go Abroad Club!