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Resources for Study AbroadBegin Your Journey
For Higher Ed Institutes
2016 Capacity Building GrantsLearn more about winning proposals
Benjamin A. Gilman ProgramView the report
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For Higher Ed Institutions
Building Study Abroad CapacityLearn more
The U.S. Department of State is committed to supporting the next generation of diverse American leaders to gain the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in a globalizing world.
Study abroad is a time of great discovery—young Americans experience the world and begin to form networks that will enhance their prospects in the world’s marketplace and their potential as global problem-solvers. Americans who study abroad build understanding as unofficial ambassadors for our country, defining American values and debunking stereotypes.
Chart your future as a global leader today!
Read a letter from First Lady Michelle Obama on International Education Week.