American Councils Study Abroad Webinar Series: December 1-17

In December 2020, American Councils Study Abroad will host a series of webinars to help students across the country on their study abroad journeys. Reserve your spot today by registering for any of the following free webinars:

December 1: Financial Aid for Online Language Programs 

Learn about the various scholarship and fellowship opportunities offered by American Councils for intensive online language programs. This session will be held several times in December to accommodate all interested applicants.

December 3: A Conversation with Study Abroad Resident Directors

AC Staff will be joined by past and present Resident Directors from Russia and Taiwan for a conversation on the role of the Resident Director. Learn about why our staff members love working with students and how they keep you safe abroad.

December 8: Tips for Applying to AC Study Abroad Programs 

Hear from American Councils staff on what constitutes a strong application. We’ll be discussing the different elements of our online application, as well as things to keep in mind as you begin your study abroad journey!

December 10: Home Away from Home: A Conversation with a Russian Host Family 

Living with a local host family while studying abroad is an essential part of a language immersion experience. Whether you’ve lived with a host family during a previous program or are traveling abroad for the first time, this session is for you! AC staff will be joined by one of our Russian host families as they discuss why they love hosting U.S. students!

 December 15: Financial Aid for Online Language Programs  

Learn about the various scholarship and fellowship opportunities offered by American Councils for intensive online language programs. This session will be held several times in December to accommodate all interested applicants.

December 17: Russian Discussion Club: Meet Our Conversation Partners 

In addition to intensive Russian language classes, participants on the Advanced Russian Language and Area Studies Program (RLASP) are matched with local conversation partners. These Russian peers provide opportunities for additional contact with Russian language and culture outside of the classroom. Join us for a virtual discussion club and a chance to interact with some of our current volunteer conversation partners. This session will be held entirely in Russian; all language levels are welcome!

Questions can be sent in advance of the webinars to outbound@americancouncils.org; information on our Spring 2021 programs can be found at www.acstudyabroad.org/spring2021.