If you are interested in studying abroad, please contact the History Department Study Abroad advisor Dr. Mette Harder at Mette.Harder@oneonta.edu.
You should also visit the SUNY Oneonta Office of International Education.
Selected Study Abroad Opportunities:
University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Summer Seminar at Trinity College, Oxford, UK
Now entering its forty-seventh year, the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Summer Seminar at Trinity College, Oxford is one of the oldest Anglo-American summer programs at Oxford University. It is still guided by its original intention: to introduce a wide range of students to the best of Oxford University's academic and social traditions. Participants also have the opportunity to explore England and Europe, both on their own and on Friday field trips.
The 2013 seminar will start on Saturday, June 29, and end on Friday, August 9.
For more information, go to: http://www.umass.edu/oxford/
University of New Hampshire -- Cambridge Summer Program
The University of New Hampshire is proud to sponsor its thirty-fifth annual faculty-led summer program in the UK at the University of Cambridge. The program will be accommodated at Gonville and Caius College, one of the oldest and best known of the thirty-one colleges that make up Cambridge University. Students stay at the college from July 7 – August 16, 2013, and choose from a series of courses taught by a distinguished British and American faculty.
This summer, our program will offer the following 6 courses, of which students choose two:
History 498: Land of Hope and Glory? History of the British Isles, 1500-1901
History 600: Monarchy and its Challenges in the British Isles, 1500-1707
This course is also available for graduate credit as History 800
English 511: The Literature of World War I
English 703: Advanced Nonfiction Writing: Travel Writing
This course is also available for graduate credit as English 803
English 758: Shakespeare (performance and interpretation)
This course is also available for graduate credit as English 858
English 797H: Modernist Fiction: ‘Difficult Music’
This course is also available for graduate credit as English 897H
For course descriptions, please visit our website: http://www.unh.edu/cambridge/.
In addition to taking courses, students will travel on program excursions to London, Stratford-Upon-Avon, and Edinburgh, Scotland on an optional bonus weekend. The program also provides tickets to the following Shakespeare performances: Titus Andronicus, Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Hamlet, Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-Upon-Avon, and a performance at the Globe Theatre, London.
The program is open to all second-, third-, and fourth-year undergraduates with a minimum GPA of 2.50; all graduate students with a minimum GPA of 2.50; and a limited number of first-year students with exceptional records.
Please direct all student inquiries to:
email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>, or to our website.
Boren Scholarships and Fellowships
The applications for the 2013-2014 David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships are now available at www.borenawards.org<http://www.borenawards.org>. Boren Awards provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East, where they can add important international and language components to their educations.
Boren Scholars and Fellows represent a variety of academic backgrounds, but all are interested in studying less commonly taught languages, including but not limited to Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Swahili. As part of the African Languages Initiative, Boren Award applicants have the opportunity to further their study of Akan/Twi, Hausa, Portuguese, Swahili, Wolof, Yoruba, or Zulu. For a complete list of languages, visit our website.
Undergraduate students can receive up to $20,000 for an academic year’s study abroad and graduate students up to $30,000 for language study and international research. In exchange for funding, recipients commit to working in the federal government for a minimum of one year.
National Application Deadlines
Boren Fellowship: January 31, 2013
Boren Scholarship: February 13, 2013*
*Many institutions have an earlier on-campus deadline. Visit our website for information about your campus deadline and Boren campus representative.
For more information about the Boren Awards, to register for one of our upcoming webinars, and to access the on-line application, please visit www.borenawards.org<http://www.borenawards.org>. You can also contact the Boren Awards staff at email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> or 1-800-618-NSEP with questions.
The Boren Awards are initiatives of the National Security Education Program (NSEP) and are administered by the Institute of International Education