Announcements, News & Events

Announcements, News & Events

Spring Study Abroad Fair 

Mark your calendars! Join us on Thursday, February 11, 2016, for our Spring Study Abroad Fair from 11:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. at the Glass Gallery in the Holmes Student Center. The Fair is a great way to learn about our Faculty Directed study abroad programs. There will be many opportunities to talk to faculty and study abroad alumni to learn more about studying abroad. 

23rd Annual Study Abroad Fair

The annual Study Abroad Fair will be held on Thursday, October 1st from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Holmes Student Center Ballroom. Over 300 programs in over 80 different countries will be represented. Visit here to learn more about this years fair.

Spring Study Abroad Fair

It has been a while since our Fall Study Abroad Fair, do you need a refresher on some of the study abroad programs? You are in luck! The Study Abroad Office is hosting another study abroad fair. Join us on February 12, 2015 from 1pm-5pm in the Glass Gallery at the Holmes Student Center to learn a little more about our Faculty Directed programs. 

How to Find Money to Study Abroad

Are you interested in studying abroad but are not sure how you are going to pay for it? Join us on Thursday, February 12th at 6pm in the Holmes Student Center Room 305! This presentation will talk about many funding opportunities including Scholarships, Grants and unique fundraising ideas. If you cannot make this presentation and would like more information please contact Pam Rosenberg the International Affairs Business Manager a

International Career Panel

Are you interested in working overseas after graduation but don't know where to begin? Join us on Tuesday, November 12th at 4pm in Barsema Hall 300! The evening will provide a forum for students, staff and community members to speak about working internationally as well as provide resources to aid in an international job search. For more detailed information please download the flier. 

Provost's Travel Grant for Study Abroad for Fall 2013

The Provost's Travel Grant for Study Abroad Applications for Fall 2013 are now available online and in the Study Abroad Office. All students participating in an approved study abroad program through NIU are eligible to apply. Applications are due by 4:30pm in the Study Abroad Office on June 13, 2013.

Study Abroad and Your Career 

Are you wondering how studying abroad can help further you in your career? The Study Abroad office will be hosting Study Abroad and Your Career to help gain a better understanding of how studying abroad can help set you apart from other students. We will go over how to apply these skills in your resumes and CV and how to use your experience in the job market.  Join us on Thursday, October 9, 2014 in the Campus Life building Room 235 to learn more. 

Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship Award Winners

Congratulations to Elise Waite, a 2012 recipient of a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for her study abroad program in Thailand and congratulations to Caitlin Cavannaugh, recipient of a Gilman scholarship to study in Russia! Learn more about how you can apply for the Gilman and fund your study abroad program.

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Picture of shirtNew Study Abroad Rock the World T-Shirts

If you are studying abroad through the NIU Study Abroad Office, you will receive this awesome t-shirt when you complete your program evaluation! Otherwise, they are available for just $15 (see picture at right). Contact our office to purchase; we take cash or check.

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Passport Photos Now Available

The Study Abroad office is now offering passport photos!
1st Photo: $3.00
Each additional photo:$ 2.00