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The Benefits of
Studying Abroad

Studying abroad provides students with life-changing experiences as well as various academic and career benefits:

  • 97% of students who study abroad find employment within 12 months of graduation, vs. 49% of the general college population
  • 84% of students feel that studying abroad helped them build valuable job skills, such as cultural training, tolerance for ambiguity, adaptability and communication
  • 70% say they are more satisfied with their jobs because of their study abroad experience
  • 90% report acceptance into their first or second choice of graduate school
  • Students who study abroad earn 25% higher salaries than those who don't
  • Students who study abroad are 19% more likely to graduate on time

You can learn more about the numerous ways studying abroad can enhance your life here. Our Study Abroad Ambassadors are available to tell you about their own experiences during our walk-in peer advising on Fridays, and of course, you can always make an appointment with an advisor to ask questions and start planning your study abroad!


Study Abroad Scholarships

German Academic Exchange Service Grant
This program provides scholarships to attend a broad range of summer courses at German universities which focus mainly on German language and literary, cultural, political and economic aspects of modern and contemporary Germany. Applications are due by Sunday, December 1!

think: global Scholarship
The CWRU Center for International Affairs is excited to offer the think:global need-based study abroad scholarship! Awards of $500 - $1,500 are available to CWRU students! Applications are due by Sunday, December 1. Find out more about the think: global scholarship and how to apply here. 

Click here for more information about funding and scholarships available to CWRU students studying abroad!

CWRU's study abroad advisors are happy to help you find the perfect study abroad program! Click the link below to make an appointment. We look forward to it!
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Student Perspectives

Jesulayomi Kupoluyi is a computer science major who studied at the National University of Singapore last spring. Check out more study abroad students' experiences on our Student Stories page. 
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