Graduate Study Abroad

Pursuing a graduate degree overseas will deepen your perspectives and expose you to different academic cultures. Recent LC graduates are currently pursuing graduate degrees abroad.

  • Amber Gavin ’11 (international relations) – MA in international studies and diplomacy – University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies
  • Michael Mariner ’11 (international relations) – MA in Central and European studies – Jagiellonian University, Poland
  • Ellie Rapp ’11 (history) – MA in museum studies – University of Leicester, England

There are numerous scholarship opportunities available to support students in overseas graduate programs. These are listed below in addition to programs. Students should speak with their academic advisors and visit the Center for Global Education to explore possibilities.


Boren Fellowship

Study of non-Western languages and cultures of critical interest to U.S. foreign policy.

Fulbright Scholarships/Grants

Study and research abroad. This is a highly competitive program, and there are fewer applications for opportunities outside Western Europe.

George J. Mitchell Scholarship

Graduate level study of various subjects in the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland.

Marshall Scholarship

Graduate level study for two years at a British university.

Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships

Funding available for graduate studies overseas. Applications must be submitted well in advance. Check with your local Rotary Club for additional information.

Former recipient: Andrew Miller ’00 (international relations) – Argentina