Where can you go? Study Abroad helps you spread your wings further than you might have imagined possible. The impact of an international experience is great, positive, and long-lasting. The impact can be felt on your personal growth in self-understanding, independence, communication, and appreciation of your world and the situation of others.
In addition to personal growth, international engagement prepares you for your future career by giving you experience and knowledge above and beyond your area of study. Your workplace or future study is sure to be diverse, an international education prepares you for the internationalized society and economy by exposing you to language and cultural understandings.
Finally, your time in CASNR courses is enhanced by exposure to expanding horizons. You may earn transfer credits for your study. Experiences to positively impact every student at UNL.
Paying for the World
You have a number of options for paying for your education abroad. CASNR and UNL offer scholarships and financial aid. Scholarships require applications by Feb. 15 for Summer travel, May 1 for Fall travel, and Oct. 15 for Spring travel. Applications are available in the International Affairs office, CASNR Dean's Office, or online. CASNR has its own application for Education Abroad Scholarships.
CASNR also offers a global access travel grant that provides students with $150 to apply against an Education Abroad experience. This grant is equivalent to the cost of a passport, and all students are encouraged to apply for a passport while in CASNR.
Working in the World
In addition to classroom or field learning experiences, internships are available on nearly every continent. Contact Jon Kerrigan for more information (402) 472-8397 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Talk about the World
The Global Agriculture Club - IAAS is a CASNR student focused organization which allows for UNL students to meet and discuss international issues and opportunities within Nebraska, the United States and abroad. It is an internationally affiliated organization that allows for students interested in agriculture to meet with others from around the United States and overseas through its annual National Summit and World Conference. The Global Agriculture Club also provides students the opportunity to raise money for IAAS sponsored conferences, internationally focused events, and education abroad.
Upcoming CASNR Faculty-Led Programs
On Hold Due to COVID-19:
Traveling with Chocolate from Mesoamerica to West Africa (Web conference & in-person)
The Rise of China & its Global Impact (Web conference)
On Hold Due to COVID-19:
Field Guiding in Southern Africa (Web conference)
Winter Break 2021