Study Abroad Programs & International Study Scholarships

Beginning Fall 2018 we will no longer be offering programs to Costa Rica and France.

SSC Student Study Abroad Application REVISED

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 2018

Application Deadline: November 1, 2017

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 2018.

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 2018

Application Deadline: November 1, 2017

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 2018.

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.

Application Deadline: November 1, 2017

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The SSC Foundation Spain Scholarship is designed to assist in funding study in the Illinois Consortium for International Studies and Programs (ICISP). The ICISP and the International College of Seville (ICS) offers an intensive Spanish language program every summer. The ICS Intensive Program is four weeks in duration, providing students with an opportunity to experience and understand Spanish society and its institutions through direct exposure to Spain’s history, art and contemporary society. The program provides an excellent introduction for students planning to work in fields requiring a thorough knowledge of Spanish language and culture.

The ICS Intensive Summer program offers Spanish language (3-4 credits) at three levels: Elementary I/II, Intermediate I/II and Advanced I/II. All courses meet four hours daily, Monday through Friday. Students also enroll in a Cultural and Society class that includes experiential learning via outings to local museums, monuments and cultural sites (3 credits).

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.