October News from the Study Abroad Office : IUPUI
Study Abroad OfficeOctober 2014
Photo Contest 2014 grand prize winner

2014 Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Study Abroad Photo Contest! See the winning entries here: http://abroad.iupui.edu/photos/2014/

Thank you to everyone who participated!

A student takes in the view from Baboon Cliff Outlook over Lake Nakuru in Kenya

IUPUI Study Abroad Scholarship

Applying for a Spring or Spring Break 2015 study abroad program? Don't forget about the IUPUI International Experience Scholarship! For graduate students, please visit the application here.

Awards range from $750 to $3,000, depending on the length of the program.

Deadline: October 15, 2014

For questions, please email abroad@iupui.edu.The scholarship application for Summer 2015, Fall 2015, and Academic Year 2015-2016 will be available from December 1, 2014 through February 15, 2015.


A Glimpse of China Sociology Program

IUPUI Sociology Club will be hosting a unique event. Our very own Jag students who took our Sociology Study-Abroad Program to China in the summer of 2014 will inform, enlighten, and educate their peers at IUPUI on their trip. They will share their experiences, photos and stories from their travels, and answer questions about their international experiences.

As equally important, you'll have a chance to try delicious Chinese food from our local Taiwan Tea House.


Education New Zealand Study Abroad Travel Rewards

Education New Zealand and New Zealand tertiary institutions are supporting Generation Study Abroad students with excellence and travel awards. Education New Zealand Study Abroad Travel Awards (ENZTA) offer US$2,000 to help students fund their flight to New Zealand.

Generation Study Abroad New Zealand Universities Excellence Awards (NZUEA) offer US$500 for study at one of the eight New Zealand universities.

Find more information here:


Petra, Jordan

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!


  • Wednesday, November 12, 2:00-4:00 PM
  • Wednesday, December 10, 1:00-3:00 PM

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

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

IUPUI student Megan mcKinney fulfills her lifelong dream of dancing in front of the Eiffel Tower

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 Megan mcKinney fulfills her lifelong dream of dancing in front of the Eiffel Tower

Free Admission to the Children's Museum for IUPUI Students

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis is offering free admission to all full- and part-time IUPUI students on Sundays in September, October and on November 2. The only requirement is that students show ID at the Museum box office.

For more information, please visit http://www.childrensmuseum.org/

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Graduate Student Exchange Programs

Graduate students selected to participate in an IU Graduate Student Exchange Program will spend either one semester or one year at the following institutions:

  • China: Peking University, Beijing (semester only)
  • Costa Rica: University of Costa Rica, San Jose (semester only)
  • Germany: Free University of Berlin, Berlin (year or semester)
  • Mexico: National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico City (semester only)
  • Poland: Jagiellonian University, Krakow (semester only)
  • Poland: Warsaw University, Warsaw (year or semester)
  • South Korea: Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul (semester only)
  • Spain: University of Seville, Seville (year with teaching appointment)
  • Thailand: National Institute of Development Administration, Bangkok (year or semester)
  • Turkey: Bogazici University, Istanbul (semester only)

Applicants must submit a proposal for a program that would constitute an integral part of a well-conceived graduate degree program at Indiana University. Participants will receive funding for round-trip airfare and a living stipend. Housing differs by institution; some host institutions provide on-campus housing, while others provide a stipend to cover off-campus housing expenses.

For More Information consult OVPIA's IU website (http://worldwide.iu.edu/activities/exchanges/index.shtml) for more detailed information about these programs or contact Shawn Conner, Associate Director of International Partnerships, at shconner@iu.edu.

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!