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Search for Programs
Kirkwood offers many types of global experiences: Short-term Faculty led, Semester Exchange, Virtual Exchange and Other Opportunities. Go to the program search page to see details on each unique program offering. 

Plan Your Budget
You will apply for the Global Advantage Scholarship when you apply for Study Abroad. More than 85% of students are awarded this $1,000 to $2,000 Scholarship! Financial Aid may also apply to program costs. Talk to a Kirkwood financial aid advisor for details. Studying abroad is an investment in your future. All program fees and tuition must be paid prior to your departure. Plan ahead to have extra funds for personal spending money. 

Get More Info
Attend a Free Info Session or meet with a Study Abroad Advisor in International Programs.  Walk-ins are welcome or you can schedule an appointment. For faculty-led programs you can also meet with one of the faculty leaders. The leader's contact information is listed on each program page.  You can also find Printable Program Sheets (PDF) on this website. 

Application Deadlines
  • Winter Break Programs: October 15, 2019
  • Spring Break Programs: November 15, 2019
  • Summer Programs: December 15, 2019 

Interview and Selection
All Students applying for the program will be contacted to schedule a personal interview for selection purposes. Prepare for your interview as it is an important factor in who is selected as a participant. 

Prepare for Travel
Attend Pre-Departure Orientation and all the  Pre-Departure Course Meetings 

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