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Events & Deadlines
Yes, there are A LOT of deadlines which need to be met in order to partcipate on an education abroad program!  We recommend adding them to your calendar early so you don’t forget!
Topic-specific Informational Sessions
During the Fall 2014 semester, we will hold three informational sessions on specific topics of interest to students who wish to participate on an education abroad program.  

MTSU Study Abroad Fair 2014

Save the date for the upcoming Study Abroad Fair!  We will have over 30 tables of information on program and country options, scholarships, and financial aid.  MTSU faculty, program representatives, and MTSU study abroad returnees will be on hand to answer your questions.  Click here for the flyer!
Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
Student Union Lobby
10am - 2pm

MTSU EA Scholarship Deadlines
The applications for this scholarship can be found on the scholarship section of our website.  Outside scholarships have different deadlines.

Winter 14-15: Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
Spring 2015: Thursday, October 16th, 2014
Summer 2015:  Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Fall 2015/Full Year 15-16:  Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 

Final deadlines for Office of EA internal deadline (online pre-approval request)

Please be aware that the deadlines listed in this section are internal, meaning MTSU deadlines.  You must meet the MTSU internal deadlines in addition to any partner or affiliated external program deadlines so do this early!!

Winter 14-15:  November 1st, 2014
Spring 2015: November 1st, 2014
Spring Break 2015:  TBD
Summer 2015 programs: March 6th, 2015
Fall 2015/Full Year 15-16:  April 3rd, 2015

Deadlines for actual Education Abroad program applications
Contact your program directly for the exact date.  Below are typical ranges. Students are responsible for determining and meeting specific program deadlines as well as any MTSU internal deadlines.

Winter 14-15  & Spring 2015: Varies throughout August – October 2014
Summer 2015 & Fall/FY 2015-16: Varies throughout January – March 2015

Pathway Packet deadlines
Read more about the Pathway Packet requirement on the Getting Started section (Step 7). 

Winter 14-15: November 15th, 2014
Spring 2015: November 21st, 2014
Spring Break 2015: TBD
Summer 2015: March 27th, 2015
Fall 2015/FY 15-16:  April 17th, 2015

MTSU Mandatory Pre-Departure Orientation Dates
Accepted students MUST attend the mandatory pre-departure orientation to participate on an education abroad program.  Put this on your calendar now!

Summer 2015 programs: Saturday, April 18th, 2015; 8:30am - 12:30pm; Location: LRC, Room 221
Fall/FY 2015-16: Saturday, April 25th, 2015:  8:45a - 12:30p; Location:  Student Union, Room 201

Gilman Scholarship Feedback - MTSU Internal Deadline
Are you a Pell Grant recipient?  Do you plan to study abroad on a Summer 2015, Fall 2015 or Full Year 2015-16 program? If so you may be able to apply for the Gilman Scholarship!  You can read more about this opportuniity on our Scholarships & Financial Aid page as well as the Gilman website.
To encourage and assist our MTSU students through the Gilman application process, we will provide feedback on the Gilman essays which are submitted to by the internal deadline listed below.  Please expect to wait 2-3 busines days for the feedback to your MTSU email address.  This is NOT a requirement to apply for this outside scholarship, but it is highly recommended.  

Internal deadline for feedback: Summer 2015/Fall 2015/FY 15-16 cycle; Monday, February 23rd, 2015 (Gilman's deadline is March 3rd, 2015)