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SF State is once again #1 in the Nation for Gilman Scholarships

San Francisco State University has just received the most Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships in the nation for students studying abroad in the 2017-18 academic year. The US State Department recently announced that it awarded nearly 1000 of the prestigious Gilman scholarships to students from 326 colleges and universities for the 2017-18 academic year. SF State led all colleges and universities by receiving 42 scholarships totaling in excess of $200,000 for students studying abroad during the fall 2017 semester and 2017-18 academic year. This is the second year in a row that SF State has received the most Gilman Scholarships.

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Join IEEC's New FB page for Fall 2017

IEEC is the largest and most active student club on campus comprised of students interested in study abroad, study abroad alumni, and international students from our partners around the world. SF State Abroad also has a Facebook page.

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#sfstateabroad is taking off!

Check out the breathtaking photos of study abroad locations and student excursions. For more details on contest, click here. Check out our fall 2016 and spring 2017 winners!

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SF State Abroad Blog

Read what other students are saying about studying abroad and their program. Want to blog yourself? E-mail studyabroad@sfsu.edu

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Go Abroad as a Sophomore

New options for sophomores to take GE (lower and upper division) as well as STEM and Business pre-requisites! Freshman should be applying now to be abroad as a sophomore.

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Applying to Study Abroad?

Applications are online and open now! Have you attended an Info Meeting and an Application Workshop yet? Have you watched the helpful application videos on writing a personal statement or requesting a recommendation from a professor?

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Important Dates

Office Closed - No Advisors

Tue., Oct. 17th - No afternoon Drop in Advising from 2pm-4pm
Fri., Oct. 20th - No 2pm Funding Workshop
Wed., Nov 1st - 2pm Info Meeting Cancelled
Fri., Nov. 10th - Office Closed for Veteran's Day
Thu., Nov. 23rd - Office Closed for Thanksgiving Break
Fri., Nov. 24th - Office Closed for Thanksgiving Break
Wed., Dec. 6th - No afternoon Drop in Advising or Info Meeting
Fri., Dec 22nd through Monday, January 1st, 2018 - Office Closed for winter break

Fall 2018: CSU IP Waseda & Music in Germany Deadline Only

Monday, January 15th

Fall 2018 Priority Deadline for all other programs (IP & Exchange)

Thursday, February 1st

New: Study Abroad Funding Workshop

Fridays at 2:00 pm

This session will explain how to approach the research process of finding funding and planning financially for study abroad.

Study Abroad Information Meetings

Mondays at 10:00 am
Tuesdays at 11:00 am
Wednesdays & Thursdays at 2:00 pm

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