Study Abroad Day
Study Abroad Day
IUPUI’s first-ever Study Abroad Day will be held during International Education Week to raise awareness of the value of international experiences. We will show that all kinds of people study abroad regardless of their major, background, financial need, etc.
What is Study Abroad Day?
Study Abroad Day will aim to raise awareness of the value of international experiences, and to show that all kinds of people study abroad. Activities surrounding this day will include a social media contest, a celebration featuring videos and stories from abroad, and the announcement of the winner of our new Plane Ticket Scholarship.
When is Study Abroad Day?
Study Abroad Day will be held on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, with a celebration in the Campus Center on the Lower Level from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
How to get involved
- Wear your IUPUI Study Abroad Shirt
- Attend the celebration in the Campus Center (see details below), and encourage others students to attend as well.
- Post on social media using the hashtag #globaljags
Activities surrounding Study Abroad Day
Returnee Social Media Contest
Returned study abroad students can win an IUPUI prize pack by posting about their experiences. Here’s how to enter:
- On November 13, 2018, post about your experience on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. Talk about the impact your experience has made on you and/or the value of your experience.
- Include at least one photo of yourself abroad.
- Use the hashtag #globaljags.
Plane ticket Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded for the cost of an international plane ticket up to $1,000 to participate in a credit-bearing, IU-approved study abroad program. The winner(s) of this scholarship must be a degree-seeking undergraduate IUPUI student in good academic standing, who plans to study abroad within the next two years. Apply here by submitting a short essay and photo. The deadline to apply is Thursday, November 1, 2018. We will announce the winner(s) during the Study Abroad Day celebration on November 13, 2018.
Join us for a celebration from 11am to 1pm in the Lower Level of the Campus Center, featuring international candy and snacks, a photo booth, videos and stories from abroad, and more! At 11:30am, returnees wearing their IUPUI Study Abroad shirts are invited to gather for a photo. During the celebration, we will also announce the winner of the Plane Ticket Scholarship. Check out our Facebook Event for details and updates!
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact our our office (no appointment needed)! Be sure to also follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, for more details, posts, and updates.