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International Programs

Education Abroad

EDUCATION ABROAD WITH SOCIAL WORK 

Education 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.

May 2018 programs:  Nicaragua and Australia.

Information Sessions:

  • Australia:  Sept. 28 from 11 am to 12 pm in 315 Stillman Hall
  • Nicaragua:  Sept. 28 from 12 to 1 pm in 315 Stillman Hall
  • Australia: Oct. 25 from 10:30 to 11:30 am in 115 Stillman Hall
  • Nicaragua: Oct. 25 from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm in 115 Stillman Hall

 

SOCIAL ISSUES AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN NICARAGUA

Apply by January 3

Nicaragua Information Sessions for 2018:  Sept. 29 from 12 to 1 pm in 315 Stillman Hall; and Oct. 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in 115 Stillman Hall

  • See more details and apply via the Office of International Affairs Nicaragua page
    2016 Nicaragua group
  • Dates – May 7-21 during Summer 4 Week Session 1
  • Offers three credits of 5798.02
  • The Program cost – TBA
  • Travel to Managua, Leon, and Matagalpa, 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  2017 Nicaragua Student Blog

For more info contact Dr. LaVonda Harrington (harrington.55@osu.edu), Jennifer Nakayama (nakayama.7@osu.edu) or Jenny Bickley (bickley.9@osu.edu)

 

Child Welfare and Children’s Mental Health – Australia

Apply by January 3

Australia Information Sessions for 2018:  September 28 from 11 am to 12 pm in 315 Stillman Hall; and October 25 from 10:30 to 11:30 am in 115 Stillman Hall

  • See more details and apply via the Office of International Affairs Australia page
  • Dates – May 4-25, 2018 during Summer 4-week Session 1. Dates include travel time to and from Australia. The program begins May 6
  • Offers 3 credits of Social Work 5798.03
  • Travel to Melbourne, Australia
  • Program is in English
  • Check out the 2016 student blog at u.osu.edu/australia2016

For more info contact Resident Director Dr. Theresa Early (early.22@osu.edu), Jennifer Nakayama (nakayama.7@osu.edu) or  OIA Coordinator Jenny Bickley (bickley.9@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, approximately $300 to $900, to help cover study abroad expenses.

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