International Programs

Preparing for Departure

 Once you've been accepted to your off-campus program of choice, you'll have much to do before departing from Reed. Explore this section for some helpful resources.


Funding your study abroad

Did you know that your Reed financial aid package can be applied to your study abroad program? You can also explore additional sources of funding such as scholarships and grants.

Financial Aid

Students who participate in one of the college's official off-campus study programs have their eligibility for financial aid based on the actual cost of the appropriate program. Check out more details directly on the Reed College Financial Aid page

Grants & Scholarships

Best Scholarship Search Platforms

Summer Scholarship to Study Spanish in Spain at the University of Malaga

Scholarship and Fellowships (large database of information)

Study Abroad Funding

Fund My Travel

Affordable Colleges Online

Freeman-ASIA - provides scholarships for students with financial need studying abroad in East or Southeast Asia.

Currency Conversion / Cost-of-Living Estimator

Cost-of-Living Comparison Between Cities


Useful Links

Moving abroad can seem logistically daunting! The links below provide information for questions you might encounter in the predeparture process–from shipping your clothes, to staying insured overseas. 

State Department Website for Students Studying Abroad

Moving & Shipping

Federal Express

United Parcel Services (UPS)

UPS International Service Guide

Language Learning

Amerispan Spanish Language Study Programs

On-Line English Grammar Help

Peterson's Language Study Programs Search

Study Abroad.Com (list of study abroad language programs)


Student Card Insurance

Travel Insurance Review Tutorial

Health Issues

American Red Cross

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Department of Health and Human Service

Insect Repellents


Searchable International Calling Codes


Travel Information

Time Zone Search

Local Times Around the World

Travel Search Engines


Cheap Flights


Travel Warnings

US State Department Travel Advisories


Other Programs

If studying abroad during an academic term doesn't fit but you are still interested in going abroad, check out these programs!

Teaching Abroad

Fulbright Teacher Exchange Program

Summer Abroad Programs

Study Abroad.Com


Miscellaneous Links

The Electronic Embassy

A list of all of the Embassies in Washington D.C.

US Embassies

Center for Disease Control

Working Abroad

A large collection of work-abroad related resources and information on short-term, long-term, paid, volunteer, and teaching work abroad opportunities.