Study and travel opportunities
Global Ministries is in partnership with educational institutions in many countries. Many of these institutions were originally founded by UCC or Disciples missionaries, or by those of their predecessor denominations. Today these educational institutions are providing quality education to national and International students from the US. In addition to study at an existing educaitonal institutions, many Disciple and UCC members participate in study/travel opportunities and learning experiences throughout the world. The Common Global Ministries Board has some funds available to provide scholarships for those who want to participate in global education programs such as those listed. Please contact our office for information about eligibility and application procedures.
|Country / Time||Partner Institution||Program Description|
|India 1 year||Kodaikanal andWoodstock Schools||Study at an American College Preparatory Boarding School|
|Russia 2 to 3 weeks (summer)||Russian Orthodox Church, Russian Farm Project||Ecumenical Experience for Youth and Young Adults|
|Mexico 3 to 4 weeks (July)||Colegio El Pacifico, Mazatlán
Mexican Congregational Church
|Intensive courses in Spanish, Mexican history and culture.|
|China 6 weeks (summer)||Amity Foundation of the Chinese Christian Council||Learn about China with a team of Chinese youth; teach English|
|India 1 semester -1 year||United Theological College, Bangalore||Enroll in Theological and Pastoral Programs|
|Taiwan 1 semester- 1 year||Tainan Theological College and Seminary||Enroll in Theological and Pastoral Programs|
|Costa Rica 1 semester - 1 year||Seminario Biblico Latino Americano||Enroll in Theological and Pastoral Programs, Spanish Necessary|
|Costa Rica 4 weeks||CONVERSA - Language School||Intensive Spanish courses|
|Guatemala||Instituto Centro America||
Intensive Spanish Courses and K'iche'
|Guatemala||Proyecto Linguistico Franciso Marroqui’n (PLFM), Antingua||Intensive Spanish classes|
|Guatemala||Proyecto Linguistico Quetzalteco de Español (PLQE), Quetzaltenango||Spanish and K’iche’ language courses|
There are opportunities especially directed to high school through college age young adults, ranging in category of service, i.e., Global Mission Intern, long-term volunteer, or short-term volunteer. This listing is available through the Mission Personnel Office.