Global Scholar Programs

Employers today look for people who can work and communicate effectively in a diverse environment. They want people with initiative and leadership skills. A service project in Belize or global project with a German team would grab a potential employer's attention. 

Built around Gateway’s academic programs, Global Scholar study abroad opportunities are typically two to three weeks in length, planned around breaks to work with student schedules. They typically cost less than $3,000. Gateway also works with students to help cover program costs – funding up to $750 from Gateway, financial aid eligibility and additional fundraising opportunities. Complete and submit your application prior to the deadline.

To be eligible, students must: 

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have a minimum of 2.5 grade point average in declared program
  • Provide two (2) recommendations from Gateway faculty members
  • Interview as part of the application process
  • Comply with department and college policies and remain free of disciplinary action or progressive discipline action
  • Have or obtain a valid U.S. Passport

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 and presentation dressed in business casual attire
  4. Pay your $80 enrollment fee, then attend orientation & meet your classmates 
  5. Register for class via My Gateway during registration 
  6. Attend class as scheduled
  7. Travel to your international destination

Hessen Exchange

Students will visit our sister school, Kaufmannische Schulen-Hanau in Germany. Business students will visit program-specific classes and tour companies in their respective fields of study. Students will immerse themselves in the culture and stay with German host families, visiting Frankfurt and other historic places. Students will enroll in an International Biz Squad class.

Tentative Travel Dates: April/May 2023 (Dates are subject to change)

View the Eligibility and Application Information document

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Students will get a look into veterinary education and animal care in Denmark, learn about animal care on non-traditional species, develop interpersonal skills and build cultural connections. The program will give students an experience they will never forget, while focusing on education, career development, culture and personal growth. Students will enroll in an International Field Study Course.

Tentative Travel Dates: June 19-28, 2023 (Dates are subject to change)

View the Eligibility and Application Information document

Apply Online - Students