Study Abroad with NCCC

Interested in Study Abroad?
Want to earn credit for seeing the world?

Check out the resources below for Northwestern Connecticut Community College’s Study Abroad program as well as scholarships!

Questions? Contact NCCC’s Study Abroad Coordinator, Professor Jessica Treat:  She will be happy to answer your questions about the program!

NCCC received a grant in 2019 from the U.S. Department of State’s Capacity Building Program for U.S. Study Abroad to start our program. Read more about this award here.

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Opportunities to Study Abroad

Other colleges in Connecticut with active study abroad programs:

Scholarships for Study Abroad

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

If you would like to apply for this scholarship please contact Professor Sharon Gusky, Professor Jessica Treat, or Professor Crystal Wiggins as your application will need to be certified.

The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic competitiveness.

The Gilman Scholarship Program is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide.

Application Deadlines:

  • October 1st for travel anytime between December 2019 and October 2020
  • March 3rd 2020 for travel anytime between May 2020 and April 2021

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program

The CLS Program is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for American students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities.
Students spend eight to ten weeks abroad studying one of 15 critical languages. The program includes intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences designed to promote rapid language gains.  

Application Deadline: November 19, 2019

Boren Awards

The Boren Awards fund the intensive study of language and culture abroad by U.S. undergraduate or graduate students.
All eligible applicants have the option to either apply for a Regional Flagship Language Initiative or select/design their own study program.

Application Deadline: January 29, 2019