Study Abroad Resources, Handbooks and Forms
There are several resources, including recorded webinars, for both Applicants and Advisors on the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program website.
*Effective January 1st, 2018, the Consulate of Spain, New York has made some changes to the student visa application process. Most notably, individual student visa applications will no longer be accepted at the NY Consulate. Instead, all student visa applications must be batch processed by a representative of the university or program according to the requirements outlined on the Spanish NY Consulate’s website. More information can be found at NAFSA Spain Visas.
Clery Information and Templates These templates should be adjusted to your campus culture and needs prior to using
GLOSSARI** (Global Learning Outcomes of Students Studying Abroad Research Initiative)
Financial Resources - You CAN Afford to Study Abroad!
- State and Federal Aid and Study Abroad
- Fund for Education Abroad
- National/Program/Country-Specific scholarships
- International Education Financial Aid
- Rotary Youth Exchange
- FinAid: The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid
- IIEPassport Study Abroad Funding
- Study Abroad Scholarships from StudyAbroad.com
Study Abroad Planning - A successful study abroad experience requires careful planning and students should begin this planning early in the process.
- Frequently Asked Questions - Answers to commonly asked questions on issues such as selecting the right type of program, choosing the ideal program location and courses and credit.
- Students Abroad - The U.S. Department of State provides a website that is specifically dedicated to students who are planning to study abroad. It contains information and resources about travel, health and safety issues, emergency preparedness, embassy contacts, and various other topics of interest.
- Immigration and Governmental Policy - Travel abroad requires compliance with government and immigration regulations and policies. Find information on visas, travel documents and travel warnings.
- Cultural Adjustment - Prepare for the physical and emotional discomfort you may experience from being in another country.
Health and Safety - Living abroad means a new lifestyle and a new experience. Learn about health and safety precautions necessary for travel abroad.
- Study Abroad Health Needs and Vaccinations - This area of the CDC website is designed to assist U.S. students and travelers in determining what precautions and vaccinations may be considered when studying or traveling outside the United States.
- NAFSA Guidelines on Study Abroad Health and Safety
- USG Business Procedures Manual, Section 21.0 - Study Abroad Programs
- USG Handbook for Developing and Maintaining Study Abroad Programs
- Risk Management Guidelines for Study Abroad Programs (Nov 2008)
- Non-Resident Study Abroad Tuition Policy Memo
- GSFC Memo on HOPE Applicability to Study Abroad Programs