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Events

All sessions are in the Study Abroad Office unless otherwise noted.

Please contact studyabroad@drexel.edu for individual appointments.

  • Study Abroad 101

    Tuesday, August 21, 2018

    4:00 PM-4:30 PM

    Academic Building 101 N. 33rd Street, Suite 201

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Prospective Students
    • International Students
    • LGBTQA Community

    Study Abroad 101 sessions are for students who are interested in studying abroad, but have not yet selected a program or begun an application. This session will provide preliminary information about study abroad opportunities and logistics.

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  • Gilman and Freeman-ASIA Scholarship Information Session

    Tuesday, August 21, 2018

    5:30 PM-6:30 PM

    Study Abroad Office, Academic Building Suite 201 (101 N. 33rd St)

    • Undergraduate Students

    Come learn about scholarships to cover undergraduate study/co-op abroad - up to $8,000 in funding!

    The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship enables undergraduates with financial need to study or co-op abroad by offering up to $8,000 to Pell grant recipients. Preference is given to students from diverse backgrounds.

    The Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA) provides grants of up to $7,000 to support U.S. undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who are planning to study overseas in East or Southeast Asia. The program's goal is to increase the number of Americans with firsthand exposure to and understanding of Asia and its peoples and cultures.

    This info session will provide an overview of the awards, application process, and tips for constructing a competitive application.

    Please register in advance.

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  • Study Abroad at SCDI

    Wednesday, August 22, 2018

    11:00 AM-12:00 PM

    Student Center for Diversity and Inclusion: Creese Student Center

    • Undergraduate Students
    • International Students
    • LGBTQA Community

    The Study Abroad Office will be at the Resource Center in Creese every other Wednesday this summer! Stop by to chat about anything on your mind, including topics like:
    - How can I afford to study abroad? What scholarships are available?
    - If I can’t go abroad for a whole term, what are my options?
    - How will my identity and the local culture of my host country interact?
    - What’s life like outside of the classroom abroad? How can I continue my extracurricular activities while abroad?
    - How can I connect internationally without leaving Drexel?
    - And more…

    Dates:
    Wednesday, June 27 at 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    Wednesday, July 11 at 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM
    Wednesday, July 25 at 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM
    Wednesday, August 8 at 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM
    Wednesday, August 22 at 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM

    Study Abroad Staff:
    Lisa Shen – As a first-generation Asian American student, Lisa studied abroad in Rome, Italy during her undergrad. After graduating college, she moved to China for two years to work. Now, as a Study Abroad Advisor and Communications Manager, Lisa loves to talk to students about going abroad, especially to places she’s been!

    Andrew Sandefur – Andrew is a recent Temple University grad who studied abroad in Johannesburg, South Africa during his time there. After graduating college, Andrew served with Americorps for 10 months and traveled to vastly different parts of the United States – which is practically like going to another country!

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  • Study Abroad 101

    Friday, September 21, 2018

    3:00 PM-3:30 PM

    Study Abroad Office Academic Building Suite 201 101 N. 33rd Street

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Prospective Students
    • International Students
    • LGBTQA Community

    Study Abroad 101 sessions are for students who are interested in studying abroad, but have not yet selected a program or begun an application. This session will provide preliminary information about study abroad opportunities and logistics.

    Read More