Students of Color

The Padnos International Center believes study abroad is a profound experience that should be accessible to everyone. PIC works to support students from a variety of ethnic backgrounds.  

Students looking for additional information or who are interested in connecting with students of color who have participated in study abroad can contact the Padnos International Center. If you identify as a racial or ethnic minority who is about to venture abroad, you may have some specific concerns that you would like addressed. To do so, please consider contacting Study Abroad Adviser, Meaghann Myers-Smith.

Alternatively, the following are a few resources that may help you address these concerns:

Changing the Face of Study Abroad

An article by the Chronicle of Higher Education regarding the topic of increasing racial and ethnic minority participation in study abroad.

Diversity Abroad Website

A list of scholarships for students of color. Be sure to also research other scholarships.

Black Excel

A large scholarship database for students of color

Race & Ethnicity Abroad

A list of resources outlining the dynamics of race and ethnicity in various countries, courtesy of the Office of International Education at the University of Colorado - Boulder.

Scholarship for Students of Color


Page last modified June 13, 2017