Study Abroad Programs & International Study Scholarships

SSC Student Study Abroad Application

Scholarships for this program are available for South Suburban College students only.  All applications are due by November 1st.

International Study Scholarships

Travel June – July 2017

Application Deadline: November 1, 2016

The SSC Foundation Africa Scholarship is designed to assist in funding study in the Accra, Ghana Summer Program administered through University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC). Programs and transportation costs are fully funded by the South Suburban College Foundation. Scholarships will be awarded in the spring for use in the following summer. Scholarship recipients are selected by a committee consisting of representatives from International Studies and the College Foundation. Travel takes place in June-July 2017.

Eligibility:

  • Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00.
  • Must have completed a minimum of 15 college-level credits at the time of application.
  • Must be enrolled for a minimum of six credit hours during semester prior to departure.
  • Must complete all appropriate application materials, including three letters of recommendation, a personal essay, and a personal interview.

Other materials may be obtained by contacting Mark Hannon, (708) 596-2000, ext. 2241.

Travel June-July 2017

Application Deadline: November 1, 2016

The SSC Foundation China Scholarship is designed to assist in funding study in the China Summer Program administered through University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC). Programs and transportation costs are fully funded by the South Suburban College Foundation. Scholarships will be awarded in the spring for use in the following summer. Scholarship recipients are selected by a committee consisting of representatives from International Studies and the College Foundation. Travel takes place in June-July 2017.

Eligibility:

  • Must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.00.
  • Must have completed 15 college level credits at the time of application.
  • Must be enrolled for a minimum of six credit hours at SSC during semester prior to departure.
  • Must complete all appropriate application materials, including an application form, three letters of recommendation, a personal essay, and a person interview.

Other materials may be obtained by contacting Mark Hannon, (708) 596-2000, ext. 2241.

Travel June-July 2017

Application Deadline: November 1, 2016

The SSC Foundation Costa Rica Scholarship is designed to assist in funding study in the Illinois Consortium for International Studies and Programs (ICISP) sponsored study abroad program in Costa Rica. Programs and transportation costs are fully funded by the South Suburban College Foundation for a four-week summer course in the Spanish language and Costa Rican culture and history. Scholarships will be awarded in the spring for the use in the following summer. Scholarship recipients are selected by a committee consisting of representatives from International Studies and the College Foundation. Travel takes place in June-July 2017.

Eligibility:

  • Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00.
  • Must have completed 15 college level credits at the time of application.
  • Must be enrolled for a minimum of six credit hours during semester prior to departure.
  • Must complete all appropriate application materials, including three letters of recommendation, a personal essay, and a personal interview.

All materials may be obtained by contacting Sangeeta Kumar, (708) 596-2000, ext. 2574.

Travel takes place in June-July 2017

Application Deadline: November 1, 2016

The SSC Foundation Dijon, France Scholarship is designed to assist in funding study in the Illinois Consortium for International Studies and Programs (ICISP) sponsored study abroad program in Dijon, France. Programs and transportation costs are fully funded by the South Suburban College Foundation for a four-week summer course in French literature, culture, and history. Scholarships will be awarded in the spring for the use in the following summer. Scholarship recipients are selected by a committee consisting of representatives from International Studies and the College Foundation. Travel takes place in June-July 2017.

Eligibility:

  • Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00.
  • Must have completed 15 college level credits at the time of application.
  • Must be enrolled for a minimum of six credit hours during semester prior to departure.
  • Must complete all appropriate application materials, including three letters of recommendation, a personal essay, and a personal interview.

All materials may be obtained by contacting Sangeeta Kumar, (708) 596-2000, ext. 2574.

SSC Faculty and Administrators interested in the two week international exchange program to the Netherlands, Finland or China provided by South Suburban College Foundation and International/Intercultural Studies Committee should contact either Mark Hannon, (708) 596-2000, ext. 2241 or Sangeeta Kumar, (708) 596-2000, ext. 2574. To get the Administrator/Faculty Exchange application form please visit www.icisp.org.