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2 M-EYF “Manthan Educational Youth Foundation” STUDY ABROAD www.m-eyf.org

3 M-EYF “Manthan Educational Youth Foundation” Reasons :  Study abroad provides the opportunity to travel.  Study abroad allows you get to know another culture first-hand.  Study abroad affords you the opportunity to make friends around the world.  Study abroad helps you to learn about yourself.  Study abroad expands your worldview.  Study abroad gives you the opportunity to break out of your academic routine.  Study abroad enhances employment opportunities.  Study abroad can enhance the value of your degree.  Study abroad will help you develop skills and give you experiences a classroom setting will never provide.  Study abroad is the optimal way to learn a language.

4 M-EYF “Manthan Educational Youth Foundation” Objectives :  The academic/intellectual : Students develop skills in problem solving and with foreign languages; they gain geographical and historical knowledge; they're exposed to people who process information differently than they do; and so on.  The professional : Students can make professional contacts, gain a sense of direction for their future career, gain a sense of responsibility in working on a project, and so on.  The personal : Students may gain an appreciation about what we have in the U.S., Europe, Australia; they often develop confidence, a strengthened sense of personal identity, flexibility, creativity, and so on.  The inter-cultural : Students may increase their interest in other cultures, become less ethnocentric as they become aware of cultural difference, develop language skills within a cultural context, become more culturally sensitive and accepting, and so on.

5 M-EYF “Manthan Educational Youth Foundation” Why Study Abroad ?  Academic credit - The most obvious reason why students study abroad is to earn academic credit. You should consider the type of credit you will earn on your study abroad program. Will you earn credit towards your major or elective credit only? Will you receive grades or pass/fail credit only? You may study abroad to earn upper division credits in your major field or you may be overseas to earn some of your core or general education hours your freshman year.  Language acquisition - The world market place is shrinking rapidly, many companies require second languages. Foreign languages are not only valuable in the work force they are valuable in the real world.  Practical experience - Study abroad coupled with an international internship is an incredible way to gain some real world experience. Additionally you may find that only an international program can offer the real expertise you desire in your education. Australia is a great place to find a marine biology program, the engineering labs in Sweden may exceed your facilities at your home institution, and peace studies in Geneva would offer an insight that couldn't be matched in Nebraska.  Resume building - International experience is ranked high among many employers as a critical asset for prospective employees. Study abroad shows that you are resourceful, adventurous, internationally minded, and diverse.  Experience of a lifetime - In a couple years you will forget the name of your literature professor in Mumbai or the name of your friend in Beijing, but you'll never forget the friends you made or the incredible experiences you shared.

6 M-EYF “Manthan Educational Youth Foundation” How Do I Find Program ? Visit your study abroad office! Your first consultation should be with your study abroad coordinator at your campus. Some colleges may have a designated faculty or administrator who performs this function. Other colleges have full-blown study abroad offices with advisors specializing in regional destinations. Chances are your university has the best programs for you. By going on a study abroad program developed at your school, you are more likely to be able to utilize your financial aid and receive credit for the experience. Your study abroad advisor is the most experienced international education counselor for your needs; they can assess your desires and know the limitations or regulations of your college. If you can't find the right program on your campus or if your school allows you to participate in external programs then you should conduct an internet search. The best place to start is GoAbroad.com's Directory of Study Programs Abroad You can search for programs by country or field of study. Crucial information like cost, description, and program highlights are included. You can also e-mail programs directly for additional info. http://www.studyabroaddirectory.com

7 M-EYF “Manthan Educational Youth Foundation” Who Should I Meet With Before I Go ?  Study abroad advisor - She/He can tell you what you need to know and who you need to see. Their job is to make sure you are prepared for your experience and that you will gain the most from your study abroad program.  Financial aid advisor - You will need to work closely with this administrator unless mom and dad will be hooking you up. Most study abroad participants utilize some form of financial aid for their experience. The most common aid used for study abroad is student loans. Some financial aid offices require a vast amount of hoop jumping to insure that you will actually be receiving credit for your experience. You could also browse through GoAbroad.com's Directory of Financial Aid and Scholarship Abroad Directory for a scholarship grant.  Mom and/or dad - They might not be financing your adventure but its still key to keep them in the loop. You probably want to explain how this experience is integral to your degree program, how the experience will enhance your resume and insure a large job upon graduation. Its also important to keep the old folks happy, as they will probably be taking care of logistical concerns while you are out of the country. http://scholarships.goabroad.com/index.cfm

8 M-EYF “Manthan Educational Youth Foundation” What Else Do I Need To Do ?  Get a passport  Get a visa - Do some research and find out if your country of destination requires a visa. If so what kind of visa will you need? Sixty percent of the world's countries require visas for any length of stay. If you travel, you may need visas for other countries. Apply early for visas. processing time varies widely. Embassy addresses and phone numbers can be found at GoAbroad.com's Embassies and Consulates Directory  Get your shots- The center for disease control offers the most up-to-date information regarding vaccinations and shots. You should also consult your doctor.  Get insured - Make sure you have a comprehensive travel insurance. Your coverage should include medical evacuation and repatriation.  Develop a budget - Consider the in-country costs before you go. You should develop a budget and live by it. Consider the costs of optional excursions, gifts, school supplies, internet access, in-country transportation and general living costs. Many a student, has lost their mind at the night clubs in Athens or Bangkok and have spent their semester budgets their first week abroad. To be continue …

9 M-EYF “Manthan Educational Youth Foundation”  Learn about your destination - You're going to experience culture shock, no matter how cool you are, regardless of how diverse you are, and with no regard to your language ability you will have culture shock. One of the ways to have a better experience is to have realistic expectations. Read everything you can about your future home.  Pack light - You won't need make-up in Nepal, your blow dryer won't work in Madrid, you'll probably never use your baseball glove in Botswana, and you can buy cheap sweaters in Ecuador. Pack light! Research your destination in advance, find out what kind of items you must bring (for example, mosquito netting or tampons) and find out what items you can purchase cheaply there. Be sure to pack your patience and flexibility along side the sunscreen and camera. Have the time of your life... see the world! What Else Do I Need To Do ? …

10 M-EYF “Manthan Educational Youth Foundation” Scholarships : For the US www.guaranteed-scholarships.com www.educationusa.state.gov/ home/financial-assistance/ external/external-financial- aid#externalwww.educationusa.state.gov/ home/financial-assistance/ external/external-financial- aid#external www.iie.org www.edupass.org/finaid www.fundingusstudy.org Also go through the guide Peterson’s Scholarship Grants and Prizes and College Solutions For the UK www.sheffield.ac.uk/india www.scotlandscholarship.com www.roehampton.ac.uk/ admissions/international/finance/scholarships/index.html www.ncl.ac.uk/international/ finance/scholarships.htm www.glyndwr.ac.uk/en/ internationalstudents/ internationalstudentscholarshippackage www.northampton.ac.uk/ study/internationalstudents/ scholarship www.external.stir.ac.uk/ international/finance/index.php

11 M-EYF “Manthan Educational Youth Foundation” Other Scholarships and Awards: Web Sites & Information • Aboriginal-Connections www.aboriginalconnections.com/links/education/scholarships • Aboriginal Scholarship Awards Program www.imperialoil.ca • Aboriginal Scholarship/Bursary Guide www.ammsa.com/ammsa.html • Aboriginal Women in Science - http://www.awsn.com/aboriginal.htm • Alliance Pipeline Aboriginal Student Awards Program www.alliance-pipeline.com • Advancement of Aboriginal Youth www.ccab.com/faay • Albert Bellegarde Memorial Scholarship www.firstnationsuniversity.ca • Arcola East Community Association www.aecaregina.com/index_files/Scholarship.htm • Areva Resources Canada Inc. www.arevaresources.ca • Association of Universities and Colleges www.aucc.ca/scholarships • Association of Canada Lands Surveyors www.acls-aatc.ca • Association of Canadian Community Colleges www.accc.ca/english/services/awards/index.htm • Automotive Industries Association of Canada www.aiacanada.com • Business and Professional Women’s Organization www.reginabpw.org/bursaries.html • Cameco http://www.cameco.com/sustainable_development/supportive_communities/scholarships.php • Canada Food Service Executive Association www.chfscholarships.com • Canada Study Grants http://www.canlearn.ca/cgibin/ gateway/canlearn/template.asp?a=student&l=en&sc=pay/apply/SK/pt/apply_grant/index.shtml • Canadian Association of Broadcasters www.cab-acr.ca/english/about/awards/scholarships/default.shtmwww.cab-acr.ca/english/about/awards/scholarships/default.shtm • Canadian Farm Business Council www.farmcentre.com • Canadian Prairies Group of Chartered Engineers www.cpgce.org/Award.htm • Canadian Printing Industries Association www.cpia-aci.ca

12 M-EYF “Manthan Educational Youth Foundation” Other Scholarships and Awards: Web Sites & Information • Canadian Satellite Users Association http://csua.ca/ • Canadian Technical Asphalt Association http://www.ctaa.ca/awards.htm • Canadian Western Agribition Scholarships www.agribition.com • CanLearn http://www.canlearn.ca/cgi-bin/gateway/canlearn/en/student.asp • CFNU / SUN Scholarship regina@sun-nurses.sk.ca • CISCO-ACCC Technology Scholarship for Women www.accc.ca/ftp/awards/cisco_scholarship.pdfwww.accc.ca/ftp/awards/cisco_scholarship.pdf • City of Regina www.cityregina.com • CSUA Broadcast Technology Scholarship 1-866-729-2737 csua@usupport.net • Darrell Layton Memorial Scholarship • Donald R. Simmons Memorial Scholarship www.aee.gov.sk.ca • Electro Federation Canada www.electrofed.com • First Nations and Inuit Youth Employment Strategy; Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Guide for Aboriginal Students www.ainc-inac.gc.ca/ • Foundation for the Advancement of Aboriginal Youth Scholarship www.ccab.com/faay • Gabriel Dumont Institute www.gdins.org • Girl Guides of Canada www.girlguides.ca • Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium Scholarship www.aiacanada.com • Global Television Network (aboriginal, disability, visible minority) www.canada.com/aboutus/scholarships.html • Grand Lodge of Saskatchewan www.masons.sk.ca

13 M-EYF “Manthan Educational Youth Foundation” Other Scholarships and Awards: Web Sites & Information • Hans McCorriston Motive Power Machinist Grant Program www.aiacanada.com • Health Care Bursaries www.health.gov.sk.ca bursary@health.gov.sk.ca • Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada www.hrai.ca/site/hrai/orvil_davie_award.html • Heroes of Our Time Scholarship www.afn.ca • Husky Energy Aboriginal Education www.huskyenergy.ca/ • International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 395 • 235 - 1055 Park St. REGINA, SK S4N 5H4 (306) 569-9259 • I. W. Tweddell Memorial Scholarship www.slsa.sk.ca • Indian and Northern Affairs Canada e-directory of Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards for Aboriginal Students http://sdiprod1.inac.gc.ca/abs/main.asp?lang=E"%20target="_top • Ivomec® 4-H Scholarships www.ivomec-4h.com/en/scholarship • Jake Mike Memorial Scholarship 234 Fisher Cres, Saskatoon, SK S7L 5C9 • Ron Jamieson BMO Financial Group Aboriginal Scholarship Program www.ccab.com/faay • Kin Canada Bursaries www.bursary.ca • Leader Post Michael C. Sifton Scholarship The Leader Post Carrier Foundation Inc. 565-8344 • Learning Disabilities Association of Canada (LDAC) www.ldac-taac.ca/scholarship/index.html • Millennium Scholarships and Millennium Aboriginal Access Bursary www.milleniumscholarships.ca • Mineral Sector Professional Scholarship Program 1-888-311-1185 • Morley Wood Memorial Scholarship for Aboriginal Female Students c/o University of Regina • My Future is Here www.myfutureishere.ca

14 M-EYF “Manthan Educational Youth Foundation” Other Scholarships and Awards: Web Sites & Information There are many more organizations and Institutions are ready to give Scholarship to ……….. All Students who wish to prove their family, their Friends, their Society that YES, I can do that …. So what Are You Waiting For ?

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