- United Kingdom - Global E3 institutions in the United Kingdom are members of BUTEX, which offers scholarships to undergraduate Americans and Canadians wishing to study at one of these universities.
- Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) Scholarship - The JASSO Scholarship is for study at Tohoku University through the Global E3 program. Applicants must complete the JASSO Scholarship application available on the Tohoku online application system.
Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan
Summer Program Opportunities
- Summer Programs - Available to Global E3 students as fee-paying programs, and not administered by IIE as part of the Global E3 Program. Please visit the program website, and contact the university directly for more information.
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Useful resources on the web for students preparing to study abroad
Studyabroad.com Handbook - advice on financial matters for study abroad
The Universal Currency Converter (converts all major currencies)
Internal Revenue Service (don't forget to prepare your taxes while you are overseas)
US State Department, Visa Services
US State Department, Passport Services
US State Department - Travel Warnings and Consular Information Sheets
Foreign (Non-US) Embassies in the United States for Visa Information by Country
Embassies in Washington DC - Embassy.org
Embassies in Washington DC - Embpage.org
American Consulates and Embassies Around the World
Visa Assistance Companies
We recommend that you apply for your student visa on your own. However, if you would like assistance, these companies can assist you, for a fee, in applying for and obtaining your student visa to study abroad. They will assist you no matter where you live in the US or what country you are going to.
Health and Safety Related
Centers for Disease Control
Centers for Disease Control Travel Page
Planet Out Travel
Travelling with Disabilities
Mobility International USA
Access-Able Travel Source
Vegetarian Society of the UK
Time and Metric Conversion Related
Time Zones This is an excellent resource for family and friends so they know when to contact you.
Travel Related (Tickets, Eurail Passes, International Student ID Card)
CIEE: Council on International Educational Exchange
Student Travel Agency
Also check some of the travel web sites. Another good place to try is the Sunday New York Times travel section which always carries advertisements for discounted travel. Global E3 cannot make any recommendations and does not guarantee the quality of any of these companies.
USA Today World Weather