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Program Dates: May 12 - 20, 2014 (Departure from Norfolk International Airport)
Program Cost: $2,200.00 (Based on double occupancy; the single room supplement is $290.00; A
$500.00 deposit is due at the time of application.)
Priority Application Deadline: Monday, February 3, 2014 (Please inquire about availability after
February 3, 2014.)
Program Payment Schedule: Please click on the information flyer posted above.
Program Information Session: This information session is scheduled for Wednesday, October 30, 2013,
at the Virginia Beach Campus, D-Kempsville Building, Room D-127 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. You
will have the opportunity during this session to meet your faculty leader and ask any questions that you
may have about the program or its application requirements. Attendance at this session is not mandatory
for participation in the program.
Associated Course: Humanities (HUM) 299 (3 credits; Registration in the course is required for
scholarship eligibility, but not required for participation in the travel portion of the program; This course
will take place during the Summer 2014 session. The tuition cost of these three academic credits has not
been included in the program cost published above.)
Study Abroad Scholarships
(Click the box to be taken to the VaCIE-VCCS website.)
Boren Awards for International Study
The applications for the 2013-2014 David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships are now available at:
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
*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. You can also contact the Boren Awards staff at email@example.com 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.
The International Programs Office communicates with students primarily through their VCCS e-mail addresses. Please, if you have one, use your VCCS student e-mail address when contacting the International Programs Office electronically. International Programs Office staff will respond to your e-mail within 48 business hours of receipt.
International Programs Staff
International Student Advisor: Susan M. de Veer
Program Support: Jessica Watson
International Programs Office Location:
Tidewater Community College
Virginia Beach Campus
Kempsville Building, D-126A
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