Office of Education Abroad Update, August 27, 2014: Issue 50

August 27,2014: Issue 50

Case Western Reserve University Study Abroad Fair

Friday, September 5th, 10:30AM to 2:00PM on The Quad

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Join us for the 4th annual Study Abroad Fair

Want to know what you can do at the fair?
  • Browse:  With so many programs to choose from, the fair can be overwhelming. We suggest that you take your time walking around, looking at the different programs, photos, and displays. If you see a program that catches your eye, pick up some brochures and information! There will be  year-long, semester, and short-term program options all represented.
  • Ask Questions:  Find out more about programs, financial aid and living abroad by asking questions of the many program representatives and study abroad alumnus. Representatives and Study Abroad Alumni would love to talk to you!
  • Talk to a Study Abroad Advisor and set up an appointment:  Learn about the first steps in studying abroad and how to make the dream come true for you!
  • Meet with financial aid for study abroad:  Financial Aid representatives will be on hand to answer all your questions about funding your study abroad experience. Make sure you stop by their table to discuss different ways to locate financial assistance.
  • Meet CWRU students that have studied abroadStudy Abroad Alumni will be on hand to discuss their personal study abroad experience.
  • Brows photos from study abroad: The Study Abroad Photo Contest entries will be on display on the Tomlinson Atrium television.  Be inspired!
  • Eat and listen to music: The Center for International Affairs has provided ice cream and popcorn for the afternoon.  Also, a wonderful steel-drum band will help set the mood!
Can't make it to the fair?  Then start your journey in the Center for International Affairs in Tomlinson 143 or email us at to set up an appointment with your study abroad advisor.
To explore all your options for study abroad, visit our website at and start your program search today.

Announcements and Events from The Office of Education Abroad

Spring 2015 Deadline is September 24, 2014.
The spring semester study abroad deadline is fast approaching.  You can apply for a Spring 2015 study abroad program by visiting  Search for the program you want and click Apply Now, and the software will walk you through the process. Make an appointment with a study abroad advisor today to answer any questions. Simply email to request an appointment in person, via Skype, or via phone. While the Spring 2015 application deadline is September 24, some programs have earlier deadlines, so don’t wait too long to explore your options!  To explore all your options for study abroad, visit our website at and start your program search today.
Spring Semester 2015 in London with The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA)
Information Session and Webinar September 8th, 1 p.m.

For over 100 years RADA has specialized in professional training for the dramatic arts. RADA students spend very little time sitting around in lectures: the skills of the actor, the stage manager, the scenic artist need to be practiced to achieve expertise. The staff combines excellence as teachers, with continued engagement in the profession: winning awards, directing movies, publishing books and working with major producers, both in the UK and abroad.  CWRU has partnered with RADA to offer a full spring semester course of study, in London.  This is a CWRU "IN" program, which means students will register through CWRU for this semester abroad. 
Visit our website to learn more about this exciting program.
To hear directly from Geoff Bullen, Director of RADA, about this exciting experience, click here. Click here to APPLY. To see a video of the 2014 RADA program click here. Join us in Tomlinson Hall conference room on Monday, September 8th, at 1 p.m. for an information session and webinar.  This program is open to all undergraduate students of any major.

Winter Break Application Deadline is September 5th
Earn 3 credits while studying in Costa Rica, Ecuador, or India.  CWRU offers three exciting opportunities for you to study abroad on a short-term program over your winter break.  Students will register for the Fall semester for the 3-credit class.  The courses will meet in the fall, prior to the trip over the break.  There will also be a class meeting early in the spring semester.  Courses count for Global and Cultural Diversity credit for students in Arts and Sciences and Humanities credit for students in Engineering.  These courses are open to all students, although it should be noted that the Ecuador course is on a wait list at this time.  To explore all your options for study abroad, visit our website at and start your program search today.

Spring Semester Courses with Short-Term Study Abroad Applications are Open!
Would you like to study abroad this Spring Semester, but not necessarily for a whole semester?  Consider a short-term program!  Programs are all spring semester registration and have a study abroad component over spring break, or in May right after final exams.  Start your search today!

International Education Week, November 17-21, 2014

Celebrate International Education Week with the Center for International Affairs.  We are planning a variety of exciting activities for the week of November 17-21. Mark your calendars!

Other Announcements and Events

Peace Corps
Do you love to travel? Want to work abroad after graduation? Check out opportunities with Peace Corps. Now it’s easier than ever to apply and choose the jobs and countries where you want to serve! Contact CWRU’s Peace Corps representative Annabel Khouri to learn more.

The American International Recruitment Council (AIRC)
The American International Recruitment Council (AIRC) is pleased to announce its fourth annual competition for the Marjorie Peace Lenn Research Award.  The award, which is open to both undergraduate and graduate students from accredited U.S. colleges and universities, encourages scholarly research about international trade in education and international student mobility. The annual awardee receives a $500 cash award plus a complimentary registration and hotel accommodation to attend AIRC's Annual Conference where the award will be presented. In addition, the awardee's final research product will be posted on AIRC's website.  Deadline for applicants is October 1, 2014.  To learn more, visit or contact AIRC staff at  Please feel free to contact John Deupree, Executive Director, American International Recruitment Council (AIRC) directly if you have specific questions about this award.

Fullbright for Undergraduate Students
The Fulbright is the largest U.S. international exchange program offering opportunities for students to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, and teaching English in elementary and secondary schools worldwide.  The grants are usually 6-12 months in length.  The 2015-2016 Fulbright Competition opened on May 1, 2014.  Students must apply in the fall semester of their senior year. There will be information sessions on the Fulbright Program. Types of grants available, how to apply, what the program is looking for, review the timeline for applying, etc. will be covered.   The two sessions are as follows: Thursday, August 28 at 2:00 in Glennan Room 401
 and Friday, August 29 at 12:00pm in Glennan Room 401.  These sessions will be the same as the one that was held in May, so you do not need to attend another one as the same information will be covered.  The one thing that has been updated since the last meeting is the time line for submission of the application.  Please direct any questions to
Scott D. Hardy, PhD, Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Studies,
In this issue:
  • Study Abroad Fair
  • Announcements and Events from OEA
  • Other Announcements and Events
  • Application Deadlines
August 27, 2014

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Application Deadlines

Winter Break: September 5th

Spring 2015: September 24th

Spring Semester Short-term Study Abroad: December 1st
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