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2 Develop Worldwide Relationships and Networks Broaden Your Experience Learn a New Language Explore Your Heritage Improve Your Professional Potential Gain New Perspectives On Own Country

3 Research Available Locations Speak With Study Abroad Adviser 1 Year Before Program Start Date Speak With Your Preceptor Application Deadline

4 “Experiencing new cultures and new lands opens eyes, strengthens individuals and paves pathways towards compassion. You may return with a better sense of appreciation for your country, or ideas for alternative life choices.” Stockton Students “I most cherish memories of the host family with which I have remained in contact with and seen during my many trips to Spain.” Stockton Students

5 Study Abroad will enhance your ability to: Adapt to changing environments Thrive in diverse society Develop professional cross-cultural networks Learn quickly and effectively Handle stress Understand cultural differences and similarities Cooperate Communicate despite barriers Identify problems and utilize available resources to resolve them

6 Initiative Enthusiasm Inquisitiveness Interest in continuous learning Courage Self-reliance Self-confidence Self-control Self-knowledge Positive outlook toward adversity Independence Appreciation of Diversity Perseverance Creativity Flexibility Comfort with uncertainty Open-mindedness Language and Communication skills Assertiveness Sense of humor

7 To Find Out How You Can Study Abroad, Please Contact: The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey Office of International Services India Karavackas, Director Monday-Friday 9am-4pm (609)

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9 Available Programs * Study Abroad * Faculty Led Tours * Semester at Sea

10 Students can spend a semester or a year studying abroad. Students can enroll in a: 1. Foreign Institution 2. Internship Abroad Requirements: Must be enrolled in 2 consecutive semesters immediately prior the semester/year abroad Minimum Cumulative GPA 2.5. In some programs 3.0 Fill out an Application and include: a. Non-refundable Application Fee b. Copy of an official transcript c. 3 letters of reference d. Essay demonstrating your goals and interests for studying abroad Study Abroad

11 One to four week group trips to a foreign or domestic destination during the winter, spring or summer break. 1. Foreign destinations (recent trips): Costa Rica; South Africa; Australia; Germany; England; Ireland; Hungary; Netherlands; Israel Requirements: Most tours are open to all Stockton students. Some may be restricted to Juniors/Seniors or require permission of Instructor Faculty Led Tours

12 To successfully process your Study Abroad program you must: 1. Register for INTL 3000 before the beginning of program For Fall Semester by August 1 st For Spring Semester by January 1 st 2. After completion of program request your official transcript from school of study or third party provider be sent to the Office of Student Records at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey for the purpose of evaluation and transfer of credits

13 Scholarships are available to fund International Education:  StudyAbroadFunding.org StudyAbroadFunding.org  AIFS Study Abroad AIFS Study Abroad  SIT Study Abroad – Pell Match Scholarship Program SIT Study Abroad – Pell Match Scholarship Program  Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship  NSEP David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships and more… NSEP David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships Follow Financial Aid Instructions to utilize your Financial Air award as payment for Study Abroad:

14 First Step A cost sheet completed by the Study Abroad Coordinator must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office by students who need additional financial aid.

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16 How it Works A student’s cost of attendance is adjusted to include the additional costs associated with the Study Abroad Program. A student’s Financial Aid award (loans, grants, scholarships, etc.) can be applied to the cost of the Study Abroad Program.

17 If Financial Aid is Not Enough Students can apply for additional funding: alternative loans own resources. Apply for alternative loans by clicking on the Education Loans link on the financial aid website.

18 What Happens After The student will provide a confirmation of Financial Aid form supplied by the Study Abroad Program Provider (International Studies Abroad, GlobaLinks, etc.) to the Financial Aid Office The Financial Aid Office will confirm the student’s financial aid awards and submit the form to the Study Abroad Program Provider (International Studies Abroad, GlobaLinks, etc.).

19 How Payment is Processed Students must provide a copy of their invoice (supplied by the Study Abroad Program Provider) to the Bursar’s Office. Once Financial Aid funds are disbursed to the college, the Bursar’s Office will provide payment directly to the Study Abroad Program Provider.

20 Cost of living in some countries is less than in the U.S. Learn more about available programs – not all programs cost the same Air travel can be a significant portion of the expenses. Explore student discounts, flights to popular destinations or countries close to home

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22 AFRICA

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24 AUSTRALIA

25 EUROPE

26 MIDDLE EAST

27 LATIN AMERICA

28 Living Arrangements Vary By Location Possibilities Include: University Housing Private home with Host Family Sharing a rental apartment Boarding Houses Meal Plan (in most cases) Meals provided You are responsible for own meals

29 Grand Valley State University Colorado State University Transitions Abroad Mary Baldwin College University of Wisconsin-Eau Clair Virginia Tech University Study Abroad – Australia Western Washington University Bainbridge College Study Abroad – China Georgia State University University of Vermont Institute of Study Abroad – Butler University Duke University Study Abroad University Blogs AllAbroad.us The Office of International Services at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey would like to thank the following contributors for their picture captions:


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