Global Enrichment

Applications for Global Enrichment trips are accepted about a year prior to the travel dates. To be eligible, students must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 (on a 4-point scale) in a declared program and completed six credits
  • Be able to provide two recommendations from Gateway faculty members
  • Be able to interview in Fall Semester 2020
  • Be in compliance with department and college policies and free of disciplinary action or progressive discipline action
  • Have or be able to obtain a valid U.S. Passport by January 2021

Additionally, faculty are eligible to apply, subject to availability, provided they have been hired prior to Dec. 31 of the previous academic year and have been approved for activity request from their dean/supervisor.

You can apply for Global Scholars Study Abroad classes in seven simple steps: 

  1. Find the Study Abroad opportunity you want to pursue below
  2. Complete and submit your application by the deadline 
  3. Prepare for interview & presentation: dress in business casual
  4. Attend orientation & meet your classmates 
  5. Register for class via My Gateway during registration for Spring
  6. Attend class as scheduled
  7. Travel to your international destination.

Australia

Travel to Australia to engage with culture, history, government, education, environment, leadership development down under. While touring the east coast state of New South Wales and the city of Wollongong, you will stay with host families and visit classes in your program area at the local Technical and Further Education center, in addition to enjoying stunning beaches, wildlife sanctuaries and Blue Mountains national park. The trip closes with three days in Sydney during Vivid, an annual festival of light, music and ideas.

Tentative Travel Dates: May/June 2021 (Dates are subject to change)

View the Eligibility and Application Information document

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Ireland and Scotland

Travel to Ireland and Scotland and stay at the New College Lanarkshire dormitories and tour their programs when partnering with NCL students. You will also take part in a floral class at the prestigious Prestonfield House, visit the historic mill town Lanarkshire, Celtic Abbeys, Glasgow Rangers soccer training camp and have a chance to meet the players, learn about Irish history and music, compare Abbott Laboratories facilities, and engage in other various cultural immersions!

Tentative Travel Dates: April 23 - May 4, 2021 (Dates are subject to change)

View the Eligibility and Application Information document

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Croatia and Slovenia

Visit Croatia and Slovenia to learn about their rich cultures, educational system and history. Take in the natural beauty of Slovenia’s national parks before touring the Smart Factory Demo Center in Ljubljana, and European palaces en route to the ancient coastal city of Dubrovnik and their university. Then, visit Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, and the nearby city of Mostar to learn about the Bosnian War.

Tentative Travel Dates: April 26 - May 8, 2021 (Dates are subject to change)

View the Eligibility and Application Information document

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Tanzania

Study healthcare while you explore the culture of Tanzania. Volunteer at Kirua Hospital and Second Chance School, then visit Kibosho School of Nursing. In addition to touring Tanzania’s national parks in a three-day safari, you’ll explore natural and cultural gems such as the Marangu Waterfalls, Chagga Cave and a working coffee plantation.

Tentative Travel Dates: July 15 - July 29, 2021 (Dates are subject to change)

View the Eligibility and Application Information document

Apply Online - Students