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EA Welcomes New Students & Parents at see blue. U


This summer, alongside the entire Big Blue Nation, UK Education Abroad (UK EA) will welcome new Wildcats to campus during see blue. U Orientation.

At 1:50 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. each orientation day, UK EA will hold an information session in room 102 of White Hall.  During these sessions, EA staff and advisors will introduce new students and their parents to the range of education abroad experience types, program options, scholarship opportunities and more. 

Fulbright Drop-in Sessions


The University of Kentucky Office of External Scholarships will host six Fulbright Program drop-in sessions throughout the summer.  These sessions are intended for rising seniors who are interested in teaching English, conducting research or attending graduate school abroad. 

Each of the following sessions will be in room 219 of Funkhouser - 

    Tuesday, July 8     9:30 am - 11:30am
    Wednesday, July 9  11:30 am - 1:30 pm   
    Thursday, July 10    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

$2,000 for Summer Study in Ireland


INFO SESSION: TUESDAY, APRIL 22 at 3:00 p.m. in 207 Bradley Hall

It's Not Too Late: Study Abroad this Summer or Fall


Though program application deadlines are quickly approaching, students may still find it possible to study abroad this summer or fall.  Of the various programs still accepting applications, here is a select list of summer and fall programs:

Summer Programs

Semester at Sea Info Session

Education Abroad is hosting a Semester at Sea (SAS) information session on Thursday, March 27 at 4:00 in room 211 of the Student Center. 

With the University of Virginia as its academic sponsor, SAS offers a variety of courses on its spring, summer and fall voyages.  

To learn more about Semester at Sea visit this page.


Summer, Fall & Academic Year Pre-Departure Orientations


As a part of the UK Education Abroad ISP 599 course requirement, Pre-Departure Sessions are an opportunity for students to create goals for their program, manage expectations, and  candidly discuss regional topics including current events, homestay considerations, diversity issues, practical advice, and more. 

Fulbright Info Session

Join Dr. Pat Whitlow, Director of External Scholarships on March 5 at 6:00 pm in 213 Funkhouser for a Fulbright Grant information session.

This opportunity allows students to travel abroad for one year after graduation to pursue graduate study, conduct research, English teaching assistantships. Students must be U.S. citizens to apply and have a bachelor’s degree by the beginning of the grant.

Ag Abroad Events

Throughout early March, Education Abroad will host the following events and information sessions, focusing on opportunities for UK College of Agriculture, Food & Environment (CAFE) students:

Field Studies in Costa Rica

INFO SESSION: Tuesday, March 11 at 3:00 pm in 207 Bradley Hall


U.N. Academic Impact Student Essay Contest

Many Languages One World   2013 - 2014 Essay Contest

Write an essay (2000 words or less) discussing the ideas of global citizenship and understanding the role that multilingual ability can play in fostering these.  Your essay should reflect your academic, cultural and national context. 


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