“We’re honored to have been chosen and are wanting ahead to PLU college students benefiting from this program,” mentioned Tamara Williams, government director or PLU’s Wang Heart for International and Group Engaged Training. “We all know that immersive examine away experiences are sometimes transformative for our college students and this grant will assist us join extra college students with alternatives.”
PLU examine away members can decide from semester or full-year packages in places that vary from Norway and China to Trinidad and Tobago, or shorter January Time period and summer season packages from a various rotating listing of nations that embody Italy, Namibia and New Zealand. For these trying to discover different elements of Washington or the USA, home choices embody Neah Bay, Washington, and Honolulu, Hawaii.
Internships, analysis, language immersion and cultural exploration are foundational parts of examine away experiences, and range from program to program. Whereas lots of PLU’s peer establishments contract with exterior suppliers for many of their examine away alternatives, greater than 80 % of PLU examine away packages are led by PLU school members.
Further details about the Passport Undertaking and the way college students may be nominated shall be distributed within the fall by the Wang Heart for International and Group Engaged Training.