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EDUCATION ABROAD WITH SOCIAL WORK 

2015_Aus_selfie_ecEducation abroad is international, cross-cultural learning that will change your life. Prepare yourself for the global work environment by gaining an expanded worldview and new skills for understanding others’—and your own—culture.

We offer programs to Nicaragua (May), India (Summer), and Australia (May).

 

 

SOCIAL ISSUES AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN NICARAGUA

Check out the Nicaragua Blog!

Apply by January 22

  • Nicaragua Information Sessions for 2018 TBD
  • Apply via BuckeyeLink> Academics> Education Abroad
  • See more details on the Office of International Affairs information sheet for Nicaragua2016 Nicaragua group
  • Dates – May 21 – June 3 during Summer 4 Week Session 1
  • Offers three credits of 5798.02
  • The Program cost is $2794 and Ohio State will cover 50% of the tuition costs.
  • Travel to Managua, Leon, and Granada, Nicaragua
  • Program is in English but offers you an opportunity to practice your Spanish through field visits and exchange with students in Nicaragua
  • Check out the 2016 program student blog at 2016 Nicaragua Blog

For more info contact Dr. Theresa Early (early.22@osu.edu)or Jennifer Nakayama (nakayama.7@osu.edu) 

 

SOCIAL WORK IN INDIA WITH FOCUS ON HEALTH AND MENTAL HEALTH

Apply by February 1

  • India Information Sessions for 2018 TBD
  • Apply via BuckeyeLink> Academics> 2016 India OHIOEducation Abroad
  • See more details on the Office of International Affairs information sheet for India
  • Dates – June 13-July 10 in Summer
  • Offers 3 credits of Social Work 5798.01
  • Travel to Chennai and Bangalore, India
  • Program in English 

For more info contact Dr. Shantha Balaswamy (balaswamy.1@osu.edu), or Jennifer Nakayama (nakayama.7@osu.edu

 

Child Welfare and Children’s Mental Health – Australia – Returning in 2018

  • 2014 Australia KoalaA three-week May term (4 week Session 1) program for advanced undergraduate and graduate students in social work or related human service fields
  • Offers 3 credits of Social Work 5798.03
  • Travel to Melbourne, Australia
  • Program in English
  • Check out the 2016 student blog at u.osu.edu/australia2016

For more info contact Dr. Scottye Cash (cash.33@osu.edu), or Jennifer Nakayama (nakayama.7@osu.edu

 

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR SOCIAL WORK STUDENTS 

Apply by March 8

College of Social Work students who are accepted to participate in a College of Social Work study abroad program or another approved study abroad program or international research or internship program are eligible to apply for the Students First – Social Work Student Study Abroad Scholarship (click for form). This scholarship provides a small award, previously between $300 to $900, to help cover study abroad expenses.

For more info contact Jennifer Nakayama (nakayama.7@osu.edu