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UCM Study Abroad 101

Study Abroad
Grant funding available to every student.

Faculty and Scholar Services

Faculty and Scholar Services

Sponsored Student Program

Sponsored Student Program

UCM English Language Institute

English Language Institute

International Sponsored Student Program

Welcome! Bienvenue! Aloha! ようこそ!

Velkommen! Mabuhay! !وسهلا أهلا

Who are sponsored students?

Sponsored students receive educational funding through a third-party source such as a government, foundation, non-profit organization, employer, university, or business.


UCM's International Sponsored Student Program serves approximately 150 students each year from various parts of the world.  These student study in a variety of fields at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Services to Sponsored Students

The Center for Global Education works closely with each sponsored student to promote a successful and fulfilling experience at UCM.


Individual advising and assistance cover topics such as:

  • Requirements, terms, and expectations of the sponsorship
  • Documentation required by the sponsor, including transcripts, progress reports and health insurance waivers (if qualified)
  • Classroom culture and strategies for academic success
  • Course registration
  • Utilizing campus resources, including the Student Health Center, Student Success Center, Student Financial Services, Counseling Center, Career Center, and academic units
  • Cultural adjustment and engagement on campus and in the community
  • F-1 visa compliance
  • Identifying community service and internship opportunities


Sponsored Student Letter Requests


Online/Hybrid Course Permission Letter Request


Extension/Modification of Scholarship Letter Request


General Letter for Scholarship Request





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Apply now for the Generation Study Abroad Scholarship, click here to learn more!

Application priority deadlines:

Summer 2018 programs: February 20th
Fall 2018 programs:February 20th

Spring 2019 programs: September 20th




Study Abroad 101

Mondays: 4-5 p.m.

Wednesdays: 4-5 p.m.

Thursdays: 5-6 p.m.

The Center for Multiculturalism and Inclusivity Lounge. 3rd floor of the
Elliott Student Union.

Conversation Partner Hour

Thursdays 3:30-5:00 p.m.
The Center for Multiculturalism and Inclusivity Lounge, 3rd floor of the Elliott Student Union.

February 9th

IEP & ISO Activity: Ice Skating & Shopping at Town Center 3:30-9pm. Sign up at Union 302

February 19th

IEP Activity: Bowling


"Stories from Abroad" Generation Study Abroad Recipient Presentation


International Student Farewell Party

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