Highlights and Activities

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

U.S. Institutions Of Higher Education Win Capacity Building Program For U.S. Study Abroad Grants

USA Study Abroad, within the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, is pleased to announce the grant recipients of its 2019 Capacity Building Program for U.S. Undergraduate Study Abroad small grants competition. 

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Register Today For A Gilman And CLS Advisor Training Workshop

USA Study Abroad invites you to attend one of three upcomingn in-person training workshops for advisors of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program and the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program. 

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Friday, March 8, 2019

USA Study Abroad Year In Review

The U.S. Department of State’s USA Study Abroad team is proud to be part of a community of outstanding professionals dedicated to the expansion and diversification of American student mobility! We had an amazing year in 2018, thanks in large part to all of you, and we wanted to take moment to reflect on what was accomplished. 

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Congratulations 2017-2018 Gilman Top Producing Institutions

We are pleased to announce the U.S. colleges and universities that sent the most students overseas on our Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program in academic year 2017-2018. 

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Attend A U.S. Study Abroad Safety And Security Information Session

USA Study Abroad is pleased to announce a series of in-person presentations for the U.S. study abroad community by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs and Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. 

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Apply For A Capacity Building Program For U.S. Study Abroad Grant By March 29

USA Study Abroad is pleased to announce a small grants competition and virtual and in-person activities in 2019 to support the expansion and diversification of American student mobility as part of its Capacity Building Program for U.S. Study Abroad.  

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Apply To Host A Workshop For Gilman And CLS Program Advisors Or Alumni By February 25

USA Study Abroad is pleased to announce that opportunities are currently open for U.S. colleges and universities to host a Gilman Program and Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program Advisor Workshop or a U.S. Future Leaders Seminar.  

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Friday, November 16, 2018

American Study Abroad Students Leading Innovation

Students who study abroad develop important regional knowledge, language abilities, and intercultural work skills that they then use in careers benefiting their home communities.  

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Safety and Security Overseas

The U.S. Department of State always has and will continue to prioritize the safety and security not only of participants in our own programs but of the more than 330,000 undergraduate and graduate students from across the United States who study abroad each year.  

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Virtual Resources For Study Abroad

USA Study Abroad is dedicated to helping U.S. higher education institutions access the resources they need to expand and diversify their study abroad programming.  

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

U.S. Study Abroad Continues To Increase And Diversify

U.S. study abroad continues to grow in the United States, with 332,727 Americans studying abroad for academic credit at their home institutions during the 2016-2017 academic year. 

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Monday, November 12, 2018

Partnerships to Expand Study Abroad

By establishing and maintaining strong international partnerships, U.S. higher education institutions can offer their students affordable study abroad options that easily fit in to their degree requirements. 

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