As alumni of CMU study abroad programs, you are part of a community of thousands who, as students, opted to take the road less travelled. Today, less than 2% of US students enrolled in higher education study abroad. You are part of an exceptional group who opted to step out of your comfort zone and into a new country and culture in order to enrich your CMU experience.
Congratulations on pursuing study abroad! We hope that your experience has continued to benefit you academically, personally and professionally.
Please contact us if you would like to:
Also, click on the links below for:
- share a story of how study abroad influenced your life
- share advice with current or prospective study abroad students
- support study abroad scholarships
- profiles of study abroad alumni
- our newsletter, CMU Abroad
- resources for recently returned students
Check out our Returning From Abroad pages for information on:
Support a Scholarship
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Scholarship Recipient Testimonials:
“The scholarships that I was awarded guaranteed that I would be
able to study abroad cost and worry free. I
- Daniel studied abroad in Shanghai, China
think I was able to enjoy China to
its fullest because I did not have the shadow of debt hanging over me.”
finance my study abroad experience,
I received scholarships through the Honors
Program and the Study Abroad Office. Additionally, I was able to apply my
academic scholarship to expenses
- Amberly studied in Florence, Italy
beyond tuition including program fees and
flights. Thanks to this assistance, my experience abroad was affordable.”
“When I finally applied for study
abroad, cost was a big worry. The scholarships made it possible. I heard I was
receiving the CMU Study Abroad Scholarship just after the semester ended. I was
I actually started crying. That was when I realized, “This is
actually going to happen!”
- Kaitlin studied abroad Japan
Center for Michigan Universities
What's your story?
Did study abroad influence your life or career path?
Tell us about it!