blog posts Spring 2024 Jamaica Leadership Study Abroad Oct 10, 2023 3:00 pm1 views Application Deadline: October 15, 2023This Engineering faculty-led study tour in Petersfield, Jamaica explores leadership in a global context during 2024 Spring Break. Participation in the travel component requires enrollment in ENG 298 during the Spring 2024 semester. If interested in this study abroad program, complete the application at this link by October 15, 2023:https://app.studyabroad.illinois.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgramAngular&id=11995The cost of the program will be $3,500 or less. This includes room and board, all activities, and all meals except for those at the airport. To offset some of these costs, apply for the Grainger Engineering International Scholarship and Additional Scholarship Opportunities to Explore .If you have any questions, Use Bookings to make an appointment with Hannah Dougherty, Academic Advisor and Coordinator of International Programs in Engineering (IPENG). or email her for availability at firstname.lastname@example.org. Gilman Scholarship Sep 12, 2022 12:00 pm5 views The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, providing them with skills critical to our national security and economic prosperity. To be eligible for the Gilman Program, applicants must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant during the time of application or provide proof that they will be receiving a Pell Grant during the term of their study abroad program or internship. The Institute of International Education has administered the program since its inception in 2001. Application Deadline is October 6 ABE 452 - Engineering for Disaster Resilience in Puerto Rico Apr 28, 2021 2:45 pm210 views ABE 452 - Engineering for Disaster Resilience Link to flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/11kMhFX6HG5xNRIzJBx64ZBocyt6QeVSu/view?usp=sharing For more information visit: https://drrhecnifa.web.illinois.edu/wp/ For questions email: email@example.com - This course is designed to engage students in the development of pathways towards designs for sustainable and resilient food, energy, and water provision for disaster-prone regions. - We work with communities in Puerto Rico, on real world problems, and seek to develop relationships with other stakeholders around Puerto Rico. - Students will review social factors that provide context for specific regions, while quantifying potential engineering resilience provided to communities. - Students will directly work with local communities, aid organizations, and peer institutions in the identification and implementation of sustainable and resilient responses. Puerto Rico: Disaster Relief Project Info Session Nov 30, 2017 6:00 pm16 views Date: 12/1 Time: 12pm Location: 4101 MSEB Free Pizza! Course information: CRN: 68117 Rubric: ABE 498 Section: DRP Credits: 3 hours T/Th 5-6:15 Title: Disaster Relief Projects: Hurricane Maria Course Explorer Web Address: https://courses.illinois.edu/schedule/2018/spring/ABE/498 This course is a faculty led study tour to Puerto Rico designed to develop a pathway towards sustainable responses for disaster relief efforts. Students will investigate background cultural, political, and social factors that preceded recent events within Puerto Rico and will influence sustainability and viability of solutions. Students will be trained in the assessment of the viability of potential technological solutions responding to current challenges for the local societies after the disaster. Students will be trained in the safety issues associated with entering potentially dangerous areas. Students will work with local communities, aid organizations, and peer institutions in development of sustainable responses to recent events in Puerto Rico. Students will document their visit and their assessments providing a prioritized action plan for future sustainable development. Travel will occur to Puerto Rico during Spring Break, departures on Saturday March 17, and a return on March 25, 2018. Course Fee: there will be a fee associated with this course in the amount of TBD, which covers the cost of round trip airfare, ground transportation, lodging, and in-country programming. Scholarships are available. Students should contact their college study abroad office for more information about scholarships. Restricted: Instructor Approval Notes: Although this course is registered for a full semester course, it is scheduled to meet from February 19 through April 13. International Engineering Research Abroad Mar 28, 2017 9:45 am0 views APPLICATION DEADLINE APPROACHING! The College of Engineering International Programs in Engineering (IPENG) is still accepting applications for summer research opportunities in the following countries: South KoreaSpainTaiwan (Junior standing preferred) All research is reviewed by chief department advisors upon return to campus to determine if you will receive technical credit. Applications Due: April 1, 2017For more details about research abroad opportunities, please visit the IPENG Office at 210 Engineering Hall. Engineering for Social Justice Scholars Program Mar 29, 2016 4:45 pm0 views Explore the relationship between engineering and social justice and engage in participatory problem-solving to create a more socially and environmentally just society. Application deadline: April 8, 2016. 2016 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship - Abroad Feb 1, 2016 4:30 pm0 views The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) sponsors a competitive Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship for undergraduate students at UIUC who will be conducting research abroad. This initiative provides students with funds designed to subsidize travel and housing costs associated with the research. Application Deadline: February 29, 2016 Students of Color Abroad May 11, 2015 2:45 pm12 views Why do more students of color need to study abroad? Learn more here Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) - Abroad Dec 8, 2014 1:45 pm8 views Conduct research abroad with SURF. Deadline: 01/30/2015 Illinois for Illinois (I4I) & International Programs and Studies (IPS) Scholarships Dec 8, 2014 1:15 pm1 views Now accepting I4I and IPS scholarships. Deadline: 02/18/2015 NPRE 498-Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage Bedrock Feb 27, 2014 4:15 pm51 views Enroll in NPRE 498 - Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage Bedrock (crn59909) - Spring 2014 Compare U.S. and Swedish Approaches to Management of Nuclear Reactor Fuel Discharges March 17 - May 7, 2014: Attend five meeting hours at UIUC June 8-21, 2014: Conduct field work and attend lectures in Stockholm, Sweden. Travel to Sweden is required for participation in this course. 4 UIUC Credit Hours Students registered in the course will be required to submit an application to International Programs in Engineering at www.studyabroad.illinois.edu to attend the study abroad component. APPLY NOW! Application Deadline March 7, 2014 at www.engineering.illinois.edu/studyabroad Questions?? Stop by our office in 210 Engineering Hall or contact Professor Cliff Singer (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Professor Tomasz Kozlowski (email@example.com) Summer 2013 International Service Learning Program Jan 28, 2013 10:45 am33 views The summer 2013 Global Engagement Studies Institute at Northwestern University Application Deadline: March 1, 2013 Session Dates: June 17 - August 24, 2013 Would you enjoy working directly with local communities and community organizations in Uganda, India, Bolivia, Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic and Haiti, or South Africa; leveraging the strengths, rather than list the weaknesses, of the communities in which you live and work abroad; living with a host family and immersing yourself in another culture for eight weeks? If the answer is yes, this may be the program for you! Boren $20,000 Study Abroad Scholarship Sep 27, 2012 3:30 pm51 views Multiple Illinois students each year receive $20,000 towards their studies abroad under the Boren Program, and it would be great if more of our students were aware of this fantastic opportunity.