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Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies Department

Study Abroad


Education abroad is a natural option for majors and minors in Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, who can benefit from a variety of courses in international feminisms, cultural studies, and the humanities.  The Department recommends that you go abroad during the fall term of your junior year; the spring term of your senior year, summers, or intersessions.


Give back to the world! Teach English in China, assist a women's shelter in Morocco, or help preserve native species in Costa Rica through a service-learning program, or join an International Service Team (IST) with the School of Leadership Studies, which will allow you to participate on a service project involving issues like health, education, the environment, and youth development during an eight to ten weeks stay abroad. Contact the Study Abroad Office for more information about service abroad.


  • Education Abroad ScholarshipsThis list will show all scholarships. Click on the name of the scholarship to view additional details including how to apply and eligibility requirements.
  • KSUOffice of International Programs Scholarships.
  • KSU Academic Colleges and Departments. Several department and colleges at KSU offer education abroad scholarships for their students. Contact the College or Departments directly for additional details.
  • Program Providers. Most of the program providers, or 3rd party providers, Education Abroad is affiliated with offer scholarships to students who go on their programs. A few of these organizations even give KSU Education Abroad scholarship money to award exclusively to KSU students who go on their programs!
  • National. There are many nationally competitive education abroad scholarships with a variety of different requirements. Some national scholarships are based on academic merit, financial need, academic major, foreign language study, non-traditional location, etc. For more information about nationally competitive scholarships, contact:  Jim Hohnebary (jimsmith@ksu.edu) Program Director - Office of the Vice Provost of Undergraduate Studies, 215 Fairchild Hall, (785) 532-3422.
  • Other. If you are really motivated, you can do some research on your own. Try contacting large banks or insurance companies and ask if they offer education abroad scholarships. You can also check with any professional organizations you may be affiliated with, fraternities or sororities, local governments, churches, or others organizations may offer education abroad scholarships as well.
  • Tips For Submitting a Great Application


Legon, Ghana
University of Ghana

The nationally and internationally recognized University of Ghana is located in Legon, about eight miles northeast of the capital, Accra.  The program enables students to enroll in regular courses at the University of Ghana, allowing for the greatest level of cultural immersion.  All classes are taught in English, including course in Women's Studies, literature, social science, and the humanities

Alfrane, Morocco
Al Akhawayn University

Founded in 1993, Al Akhawayn University is a public university where tolerance is promoted and expected of students, staff, and faculty. Academic life is rigorous but highly personalized, and all courses - including many in Women's Studies, the social sciences, and the humanities - are taught in English.

Lund, Sweden
Lund University

One of the top-ranked universities in Europe, Lund University offers strong programs in the social sciences and humanities, and is only open to students studying in these fields. Lund is a medium-sized town located in southern Sweden and only twenty-five miles from the Danish capital of Copenhagen.

Istanbul, Turkey
Boğaziçi Üniversitesi

An American founded Boğaziçi Üniversitesi in 1863 as an English-speaking institution. Today, all of its diverse selection of courses for its 10,000 students are in English. With its warm Mediterranean climate and stunning location straddling the continents of Asia and Europe, Istanbul is one of the most historic and multicultural cities in the world, a must see for any global traveler.


Contact a Study Abroad Advisor

If you have questions, make an appointment with Brent Holliday, the Study Abroad Advisor for Arts & Sciences.  You may call the Study Abroad Office at (785) 532-5990 or email  overseas@k-state.edu. Study Abroad

Contact Your Academic Advisor

Make an appointment with your academic advisor to discuss coursework. Be prepared to share specific course descriptions with your academic advisor in order to complete an Academic Approval Form.