Study and Travel Opportunities

Study and Travel Opportunities

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 mission co-workers, 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 / TimePartner InstitutionProgram Description
India 1 yearKodaikanal andWoodstock SchoolsStudy at an American College Preparatory Boarding School
Russia 2 to 3 weeks (summer)Russian Orthodox Church, Russian Farm ProjectEcumenical Experience for Youth and Young Adults
Mexico 3 to 4 weeks (July)Colegio El Pacifico, MazatlánMexican Congregational ChurchIntensive courses in Spanish, Mexican history and culture.
China  6 weeks (summer)Amity Foundation of the Chinese Christian CouncilLearn about China with a team of Chinese youth; teach English
India  1 semester -1 yearUnited Theological College, BangaloreEnroll in Theological and Pastoral Programs
Taiwan 1 semester- 1 yearTainan Theological College and SeminaryEnroll in Theological and Pastoral Programs
Costa Rica 1 semester – 1 yearSeminario Biblico Latino AmericanoEnroll in Theological and Pastoral Programs, Spanish Necessary
Costa Rica  4 weeksCONVERSA – Language SchoolIntensive Spanish courses
GuatemalaInstituto Centro AmericaIntensive Spanish Courses and K’iche’
GuatemalaProyecto Linguistico Franciso Marroqui’n (PLFM), AntinguaIntensive Spanish classes
GuatemalaProyecto Linguistico Quetzalteco de Español (PLQE), QuetzaltenangoSpanish and K’iche’ language courses