Study Away

Important Information Regarding Study Abroad

The deadline to submit an application to study abroad is 5 P.M., Monday, November 7, 2016. The application must be submitted to the Office of International Programs (SLTC 242) and must include: Basic student information, the approval of the student's academic adviser, a list of courses the student will take for the next two years, a short essay, two recommendation forms (one must be from a Hendrix professor), and a signed waiver which allows the committee to check the student's records. If you have any questions regarding study abroad opportunities please contact Ms.Claudia Courtway at

Coursework undertaken through study-away programs (abroad or domestic) enhances the Hendrix environmental studies major, and is encouraged. Appropriate examples include Hendrix-in-Costa Rica, The Hendrix American Southwest Program, The Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, and the Semester in Environmental Science.  Pre-approval by the Environmental Studies program chair is recommended. If you have any questions regarding study away programs contact Ms.Claudia Courtway at

Independent Programs

Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at University of Washington
The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program is a two summer program located in Washington State. The program's goal is to immerse students in inclusive conservation. The first summer the students will have a classroom in the field experience as they explore ecosystems across the state. The second year of the program students will be in peer groups with a faculty adviser and a conservation professional and nurture a project about a local issue from start to finish. Each summer program is eight weeks long with food, travel, and lodging payed for, in addition there is a $500 a week stipend. NOTE: If you are accepted to the program and attend the first summer YOU MUST attend the second summer, also the application requires two letters of referance.
Deadline: 31st January
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International and Environmental Development Opportunity in Washington D.C.
The "International Environment and Development (IED) course focuses upon understanding key challenges, important intersections between goals of development and goals of environmental preservation, and current best practices for addressing these issues. Students meet with an exciting array of more than 30 guest speakers each semester in DC and then travel abroad for 18 days to 
Costa Rica and Nicaragua in the fall and Ghana in the spring. Students create their own analyses and research, engage in service-learning projects, work collaboratively, and have opportunities to explore subjects of interest to them. Additionally, all students intern two days per week in an organization relevant to the field."
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Spanish Immersion and Environmental Studies Course
A four week long Spanish course at Ecela Cusco, Peru for the summer in which students are taught about the flora and fauna of Peru by people who live and work in Peru's Manu National Park. 

Caribbean Ecosystems Field Studies Course
An eighteen day winter break course worth 3 undergraduate credits offered by the University of Montana at Missoula.  The course involves an extensive field research program in the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean along with snorkel and SCUBA training. 

The Center for Ecological Living and Learning offers three programs that take students around the world to learn about sustainability in different communities around the globe.

SIT Study Abroad
The School of International Training Study Abroad program offers students the chance to study a variety of topics in locations across the globe. SIT Study Abroad also offers opportunities for undergraduate research, internships, and language studies.

The International Institute for Scientific and Academic Collaboration offers students the chance to study in prestigious Indian universities.

Duke University Global Education
Duke Univeristy offers a wide variety of programs that takes interested students on an exciting trip of adventure and discovery!

Hendrix and Partnered Programs

Hendrix-in-Costa Rica
The 6-week summer Costa Rica program is led by Hendrix professors and offered every other summer.  Students experience the natural splendor and are exposed to the exciting culture of Costa Rica, which is a stable, safe, and democratic country located in Central America.

Hendrix-in-London: Roehampton
Located in the leafy south west of London, the Roehampton campus is surrounded by lively and affluent areas such as Putney, Kingston and Richmond. Covent Garden, the South Bank, Soho and Westminster are just 20 minutes away by train, offering a perfect balance for anyone who wants to be in one of the world’s most vibrant cities while living on a safe and peaceful campus. Students will normally take three courses per semester and can choose from ten academic departments.  A London Studies course is offered where the city is used as the classroom and students get the chance to experience London from an exciting academic perspective. 

United International College (UIC) is one of the leading liberal arts colleges in China.  It is located in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province in Southern China.  Zhuhai, with a population of 833,908, is a modern coastal city that is just a short ferry ride from Hong Kong. Students normally take 5-6 courses per semester and can choose from twenty academic departments.  Students will earn four Hendrix credits.

International Student Exchange Programs (ISEP)
International Student Exchange Programs allows Hendrix students to choose from over 150 colleges and universities worldwide.