Study Abroad Program
(International Programs Office)

Studying abroad could be the most memorable experience of your college career. Not only could you master a language, explore new cultures, or travel to the other side of the earth, studying abroad can lead to immense personal growth. The UMass Amherst International Programs Office coordinates programs and opportunities in Asia that allow you to study abroad for a semester, a year, or a summer. The following is a sample of programs organized by country. Some are directly sponsored by UMass Amherst and some are sponsored by other institutions.


CHINA


INDIA


INDONESIA


JAPAN


SOUTH KOREA


TAIWAN


THAILAND


VIET NAM


Asian-Specific Scholarships

Ansin Study Abroad Fellowship for students with majors in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Deadline for summer and fall is in early April. Application available from School of Social & Behavioral Sciences website.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program. First eligibility criteria: Must currently receive the Pell Grant. Online application must be reviewed by Education Abroad Advisor for Asia. On-campus deadlines are: Spring, mid-September, and early April.

National Security Education Program. Language study in Mandarin, Korean, etc.

Taiwan Ministry of Education Scholarship for Chinese Language Study. One scholarship for a UMass student applying to attend Tunghai University in Taichung, Taiwan. Deadline for application is March 1.


For More Information, Contact:

Laurel Foster-Moore
International Programs Office
Education Abroad Advising Center
455 Hills South
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003
(413) 545-2710
abroad@ipo.umass.edu

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