Program Requirements

The following timeline and program activities are requirements for active participation in the program.

The Global Scholars Program provides students with valuable mentorship, training, and networking support to facilitate their global learning experience over four quarters. Students who successfully complete the Global Scholars Program will receive a graduation stole to wear at commencement recognizing their global leadership.

Below is the schedule of activities for the 2020 cohort of Global Scholars.

Autumn Quarter 2019


Apply to Global Scholars

Priority Deadline: October 15

Attend UWB Study Abroad Fair Tue, November 12th, noon-2pm
Cohort Celebration Wed, December 4th, 4 PM - 5:30 PM

Winter Quarter 2020


Apply to Study Abroad or Internship Program Winter Quarter
New Scholar Orientation January 11, 10 AM - 3 PM
Attend Study Abroad Ambassadors Panel Jan 14 or Jan 15, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM (choose one)
Winter Workshop #1: Study Abroad Application January 23, 3:30 PM - 5 PM
Winter Workshop #2: Scholarship Application February 13, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Spring Quarter 2020


BIS 293 Global Scholars Course begins March 30, 2020
Submit first Global Scholars blog May
Scholar Social June

Summer Quarter 2020


Participate in study abroad or internship varies - most opportunities are suspended due to COVID-19
Participate in 3 Global Scholar community gatherings July 6, August 3, August 31

Autumn Quarter 2020


BIS 393 Global Scholars Course begins September 30, 2020
Cohort Celebration December 2, 2020