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Study Away Program

Virginia Wesleyan University’s Study Away Program (SAP) offers competitive grants to students to help them to study away. We offer semester study abroad awards through the University’s Global Scholars Program, summer independent study away grants through SHIPP, and study away course grants.

Application Due Dates:

September 13, 2017- Winter Session Study Away Course Grants
September 20, 2017  - Fall 2018 Global Scholars Program
December 5, 2017 - Spring Semester Study Away Course Grants
March 11, 2018 - Spring 2019 Global Scholars Program
March 14, 2018 - Summer Semester Study Away Course Grants
March 14, 2018 - SHIPP Summer Independent Study Abroad Grants


Generation Study Abroad Commitment Partner

Pathway to semester study away …

Get on Board

Map a Route

Explore New Worlds

Set Sail

  • Visit the Center for Experiential Learning to learn about study away opportunities
  • Take intercultural and international courses
  • Participate in field trips
  • Attend cultural activities & lectures
  • Attend a study away fair
  • Learn about VWU’s Peace Corps Prep Program
  • Study foreign languages
  • Discuss a plan to study away with your academic advisor
  • Meet with the SAP Director to discuss programs
  • Learn about VWU’s Global Scholars Program
  • Enroll in a VWU study away course
  • Participate in Model UN
  • Set a plan to study away for a semester
  • Apply to the Global Scholars Program
  • Study away for a semester
  • Undertake an international internship
  • Apply for a post-graduate international fellowship (e.g. Fulbright)
  • Apply to the Peace Corps

For detailed step-by-step planning information, consult our Pathway to Study Away Student Handout.