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Find open applications for UW Faculty-led Programs, Affiliated Programs, Exchanges and IE3 Internships Abroad.

Read a summary of 2017 programs led by UW Bothell Faculty

Advising Guides

Looking for a study abroad experience that aligns with your studies or interests? Each guide below provides an overview of study abroad and a sampling of programs that match certain areas of interest.

Pre-Major and First Year
Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
Language Learning
Engineering and Technology

Biological and Physical Sciences

Generation Study Abroad

UW Bothell has joined hundreds of institutions nationwide in the Institute of International Education (IIE)’s Generation Study Abroad initiative to double the number of American students who study abroad by the end of the decade. Adding an international component to the college experience not only helps students develop global skills, such as adaptability, intercultural communication, and problem-solving, but also shows positive correlation with graduation rates and post-graduate success. Our commitment is to increase study abroad participation to 15% of all UW Bothell students graduating during Academic Year 2019-20.

Scholarship Deadlines

UW Bothell Study Abroad Scholarship
Helps to offset the cost of airfare for UWB study abroad participants. Must be returning to campus after studying abroad to help out as a Study Abroad Ambassador. Deadline: February 21 at 11:59pm

Gilman Scholarship 
A national scholarship program that supports undergraduate students who are eligible for a federal Pell Grant and studying abroad or at least four weeks. Deadline: March 7 at 11:59pm Central Time 

Explore the World Scholarship 
Be a US citizen or permanent resident (possess Green Card) 18 - 30 years of age at the time of application. Applicants must be either receiving a Federal Pell Grant, have received a Federal Pell Grant, or have a current income level that does not exceed 300% of the 2016 Federal Poverty Guidelines. Deadline: March 15 at 11:59pm 

Complete list of study abroad scholarships 

Vanessa's Study Abroad
Spain Program Excursion to Sintra, Portugal (Palacio de la Pena) Vanessa Teeter, Media and Communication Studies
South Africa Program Bloem­fontein, South Africa, Jessica Velasquez, Soci­ety, Ethics and Human Behav­ior & Amer­i­can Eth­nic Stud­ies  


Study abroad program search

Study abroad programs offered at all UW campuses are available to UW Bothell students

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Study Abroad Advising

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Cecilee Fernandez, Peer Advisor

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