Do you need to register for Spring 2022 classes?
Spring 2022 advising and registration is still available! Students must have registration clearance from their advisor before they can add classes to their schedule. Asian Studies students can be advised by Dr. Oyen - fill out the Google form on this page first. At your advising appointment, you and Dr. Oyen can discuss your plans for Spring 2022 and beyond.
For additional information about how to sign up for classes for Spring 2022, visit our website's registration guide.
Planning to study abroad next year? Apply for a scholarship!
If you have been accepted to a study abroad program that starts between May 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023, consider applying for a Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant! This $1,000 award is available to undergraduate students who have a minimum 3.75 GPA. Applicants do not need to be initiated members of their chapter to be eligible. Find out more about the program on the Phi Kappa Phi website - the deadline to apply is March 15, 2022.
UMBC's Education Abroad Office is also hosting an online info session about the Benjamin A. Gilman scholarship: the award offers up to $8,000 to support students who have received a Pell Grant and want to pursue a study abroad program. The information session will take place on February 8, 2022. The deadline to apply for the scholarship is March 8, 2022. Learn more and register for the information session at the link above.
Online Summer Language Intensives at the University of Indiana - Catch Up, Get Ahead, or Try Something New
Want to improve your language skills, but don't have space in your Spring and Fall schedules? Want to explore a new language outside of what you're studying at UMBC? The University of Indiana offers a variety of summer intensive programs in Asian languages in online or hybrid formats, giving you an opportunity to gain intermediate or higher ability in a language in just a few months.
Available languages include Japanese (introductory level), Korean (introductory and intermediate level), and Chinese (introductory through advanced level), as well as opportunities in Burmese, Vietnamese, and central Asian languages such as Mongolian, Uzbek, Kyrgyz, Tatar, and Pashto.
Funding is available for these summer programs and any student is eligible to apply.
Each program is slightly different, so if you are interested, check out the workshop's informational website to learn more! The deadline to apply is January 29, 2022.
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