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La Universidad de León (España) informa sobre la apertura de una convocatoria de becas de excelencia dirigidas a alumnos extranjeros o que residan en el extranjero que quieran cursar en la Universidad de León sus estudios de grado o máster oficial. El plazo de solicitud acaba el día 20 de julio para la convocatoria de másteres y el 21 de julio para la convocatoria de grados. Para más información sobre la Convocatoria de Másters, favor de pulsar aquí y para la Convocatoria de Grados, favor de pulsar aquí. (Posted July 7, 2020)

Please be advised of an important announcement regarding the U.S. Fulbright Program, The U.S. Department of State is continuously monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, and is working closely with partner governments, Fulbright Commissions, U.S. Embassies, Fulbright cooperating agencies, and U.S. and foreign host institutions to provide guidance and information to our Fulbright exchange participants. We share your concerns for everyone’s health, safety, and well-being, and are focused on supporting all Fulbrighters at this time. As a result of this advisory, the Fulbright Program is now suspended for all U.S. participants. For more information, please click here. ( Posted March 20, 2020)

The U.S. Department of State's Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program will soon open its online application for students participating in credit-bearing study abroad programs and international internships during the summer 2019 and fall/academic year 2019-20 terms.  The Gilman Scholarship Program is an undergraduate grant program for U.S. citizens of limited financial means to enable them to study abroad, thereby internationalizing their outlook and better preparing them to thrive in the global economy. All eligible applicants are encouraged to apply. For more information about the Gilman Scholarship, webinar schedules, and other helpful resources, including subscription to Gilman Advisor Newsletters, please visit the Gilman website at www.iie.org/gilman.   (Posted January 18, 2019)

The Core Fulbright Scholar Program offers over 470 teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in over 130 countries. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and many others.  For more information, please click here. (Posted August 24, 2018)

Fulbright U.S. Scholar - The 2020-2021 competition for the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program will open in February 2019!  The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offered teaching, research and combination teaching/research awards in 137 countries for the 2019-2020 academic year. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and many others.  We have many resources available to applicants, including a robust series of webinars. (Posted April 11, 2018)

Fulbright Scholar Programs Strategic Outreach Alliance - HACU is proud to be part of the Fulbright Scholar Programs Strategic Outreach Alliance, a diverse network of academic and professional associations and organizations committed to promoting the Fulbright Scholar Program’s mission.  We invite HACU member institutions to visit the following links for more information about the:  Fulbright Scholar Program or Fulbright Scholar awards(Posted May 17, 2017)

IES Abroad has a menu of programs offering HACU students and others 12 credits, for 12 weeks, all for only $12,000. Combine the low cost with our additional Public University Grant, HACU scholarships, or other need-based aid, and possibly study abroad for less than the cost of a semester at your own school! Great academic quality, great locations, great price. For more information about our 12 for 12 for 12 Programs in Berlin, Rome, Buenos Aires, or Sienna in Tuscany, click here.  (Posted November 16, 2015)

The Universidad de Alcalá de Henares is one of Europe's oldest universities and one of the best universities in the world with  exchange agreements with over 500 foreign universities which enable students to study in 56 countries.   For more information, please visit their web page International Relations or open this brochure: The Way to the Future. (Posted June 1, 2014)


STUDY ABROAD OPPORTUNITIES 

The Flywire Charitable Foundation is committed to improving access to quality education and healthcare. By doing so, we strive to create a more inclusive, just and equitable society, where every individual can explore new cultures and experiences across borders, regardless of one’s background. aims to improve equality, access and affordability for underrepresented individuals and communities.  Scholarships are available for all students - undergraduate and graduate - in any country across the globe. The deadline for application is July 31, 2020 at 12:00AM ET for the upcoming academic year.  For more information, please click here(Posted July 6, 2020)

World Learning is pleased to announce a grants competition for accredited U.S. colleges and universities under the IDEA Program *Increase and Diversity Education Abroad for U.S. Students), also known as the Capacity Building Program for U.S. Study Abroad, a program of USA Study Abroad in the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA).  Applications must be submitted by February 28, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time.  For more information, please click here.  (Posted December 12, 2019)

The Institute of International Education (IIE) has released the findings of a new study on graduate student study abroad opportunities, entitled Who’s Counting?: Understanding the Landscape of Graduate Learning Overseas. This report is the result of the first national survey of U.S. higher education institutions focusing on graduate student mobility and provides insights into the graduate study abroad landscape and the need for U.S. institutions to build greater capacity to collect graduate student mobility data. It is also the first report in a three-year Graduate Learning Overseas (GLO) research study that began in 2017 and is implemented by the Institute of International Education with support from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of International and Foreign Language Education.  For more information, please click here. (Posted October 24, 2019) 

Instituto Franklin-UAH Study Abroad in Spain Program has over 30 years of experience working with students and researchers from around the world here in Alcalá de Henares, Spain.  We are a public university dedicated in providing an enriching study abroad experience. Our program includes courses in: Health Sciences, Business Administration, Hispanic Studies, Translation, among others.  We also have a Service Learning /Volunteering, and Internship Program. If you would like more information about the courses we provide and the syllabi for each course, please click here.  For more information, please contact Priscilla Ramos at priscilla.ramos@institutofranklin.net.  (Posted September 16, 2019)


The Nexo Global Innovation Competition for Creative and Cultural Industries seeks to promote student academic exchange and training through internships and practicums in research-creation, and is made possible through partnership with Colombia's Department of Science, Technology and Innovation—COLCIENCIAS, the U.S. Department of State, and the U.S. Embassy in Bogotá.   For more information, please click here.  (Posted February 27, 2019)

Universidad de Alcalá – Study Abroad in Spain programs.  The Study Abroad in Spain program is specifically designed for international students who wish to pursue undergraduate studies in Spain.  Our Semester Program runs during the Fall and Spring semesters and students can take up to four courses completing a total of 12 U.S. Undergraduate Credits.  Special discounts offered to students attending institutions affiliated to HACU.  For more information and financial opportunities, please click here.  (Posted February 7, 2018)


Concurso de Innovación EE.UU-Argentina - El Fondo de Innovación 100.000 Strong in the Americas se complace anunciar que se abre el Concurso de Innovación entre Estados Unidos y Argentina gracias a la financiación de la Corporación Chevron y la embajada de Estados Unidos en Buenos Aires, Argentina. El Concurso de Innovación de EE.UU y Argentina está abierto a todas las instituciones de educación superior (IES) en Estados Unidos y Argentina que promueven programas de estudio en el extranjero en los campos de desarrollo económico y ciencia, tecnología, ingeniería, y matemáticas, con un enfoque en energía, geociencia y administración de recursos naturales. Para llenar su solicitud favor de pulsar aquí. (Posted November 27, 2017)

Global Learning Semesters (GLS) - GLS offers HACU-member institutions the excellent AbroadOffice software that is now being used by over twenty universities to administer their study abroad programs.  AbroadOffice is a FREE software service provided by Global Semesters as a capacity-building endeavor to help advance the field of study abroad. AbroadOffice was initially developed during a joint initiative between HACU (the Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities) and Global Semesters with the objective of promoting study abroad for Hispanic students. For more information, please click here. (Posted January 27, 2017)

DIVERSITYABROAD.COM & SEMESTER AT SEA SCHOLARSHIPS. Website: www.semesteratsea.org
DiversityAbroad.com and Semester at Sea are proud to offer four scholarships per voyage (Fall and Spring), which include a $5,000 tuition credit in addition to the cost of your flight. This scholarship is for members of the Diversity Abroad community - so sign up now if you haven’t already! Preference will be given to students from diverse backgrounds (African-American/Black, Asian/Pacific Islander, students with disabilities, first generation, Hispanic/Latino, low-income, LGBTQ, Native American, multiracial). Visit the financial aid section of our website for more information about this scholarship!

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ADVANCEMENT AWARDS. Website: www.semesteratsea.orgThis scholarship ($1,500 - $10,000) is intended to help international students who study outside of the US. This aid is awarded based on academic achievement, leadership experience, and financial need. Students are asked how they will participate in the shipboard community in order to help bypass barriers between cultures and to facilitate a respectful and inclusive environment.Visit the financial aid section of our website for more information about this scholarship!(Posted May 17, 2016)

The HACU-AIFS Scholarship is available for outstanding Hispanic students attending a HACU-member institution. Scholarships cover 50% of the AIFS all-inclusive program fee. Students must meet all standard AIFS eligibility requirements. Application, essay and other required documents must be submitted by March 1 for the summer session. April 15 for academic year/fall quarter/fall semester, and Sept. 15 for spring quarter/spring semester. Click here to download PDF Application form. (Posted 10-01-15)

EDUESPAÑA
HACU has also partnered with EDUESPAÑA, Federación de Gremios de Editores de España (FGEE) and the Trade Commission Office of the Embassy of Spain in the U.S. in support of America Reads Spanish. For more information click on the America Reads Spanish logo.

Castilian and Leones Institute of the Language Foundation - SPANISH LANGUAGE COURSES FOR FOREIGNERS 
Courses for foreigners throughout the year, at all levels, for individuals as well as groups, courses which allow students to become totally immersed in the Spanish language, courses for specific professions and courses for training teachers. For more information in English and in Spanish, please click here.

 

OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS  

The World Education Research Association (WERA) is an association of major national, regional, and specialty education research associations dedicated to sharing scholarship, developing networks, and mutually supporting capacity building. The WERA 2020 Focal Meeting will be held in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, from 1st to 3rd July 2020. The main theme of the meeting will be Networking Education: Diverse Realities, Common Horizons. The Meeting is an integral part of the 17th Spanish & 9th Ibero-American Education Conference, organized by the Spanish Pedagogical Society (SEP) and the University of Santiago de Compostela.  For more information, please click here. (Posted September 23, 2019) 

Bankrate. Study abroad programs provide students with an unforgettable cultural experience. Bankrate created a guide that breaks down funding options to help students and their parents minimize the cost of studying abroad and also explain how students can stay on track and manage their finances while they’re abroad.  For more information, please click here(Posted July 8, 2019) 

 

SIELE is the International Spanish Language Evaluation Service which certifies electronically the command of the Spanish language. SIELE is developed by the Instituto Cervantes, the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, the Universidad de Salamanca and the Universidad de Buenos Aires. Students and professionals take this examination in order to obtain a certification that will strengthen their academic and professional profile. SIELE is managed by Telefónica Educación Digital. For information on how to become an examination center click here. For information on how to register to take the SIELE examination click here. (Posted January 10, 2017)