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Clarke Hall
Virginia Wesleyan College
1584 Wesleyan Drive
Norfolk , VA 23502
Phone: 757.455.3359
Fax: 757.233.8743


Mon. - Fri.
8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Study Away Program

Virginia Wesleyan’s The Lighthouse is your passport to the world! If your Pathway to See Change includes a study away experience, our Study Away Program (SAP) can help.

We offer both short-term study away courses taught by VWC faculty and semester study away. We also offer substantial financial assistance to qualifying students through our Global Scholars Program.

Deadline to apply for Fall 2016:
Monday, February 8, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Apply Now

Join Virginia Wesleyan College’s Spring Break Mission Trip to Nicaragua, March 18-25, 2016. Participants will serve at the House of Hope and Youth with a mission. Estimated cost is $1,500. For more information, contact Virginia Wesleyan’s Chaplain, Greg West (

VWC Study Away Courses Semester Study Away Global Scholars Student Resources Peace Corps Prep Program


Pathway to semester study away …

Get on Board

Map a Route

Explore New Worlds

Set Sail

  • Visit the Center for Experiential Learning to learn about study away opportunities
  • Take intercultural and international courses
  • Participate in field trips
  • Attend cultural activities & lectures
  • Attend a study away fair
  • Learn about VWC’s Peace Corps Prep Program
  • Study foreign languages
  • Discuss a plan to study away with your academic advisor
  • Meet with the SAP Director to discuss programs
  • Learn about VWC’s Global Scholars Program
  • Enroll in a VWC study away course
  • Participate in Model UN
  • Set a plan to study away for a semester
  • Apply to the Global Scholars Program
  • Study away for a semester
  • Undertake an international internship
  • Apply for a post-graduate international fellowship (e.g. Fulbright)
  • Apply to the Peace Corps

For detailed step-by-step planning information, consult our Pathway to Pathway to Study Away Student Handout.


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