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704, 2021

City Explorers – Press Release

By |April 7th, 2021|Categories: EBI City Explorers, EBI Connect, EBI Press, Virtual tour|Tags: , , , , , , |

Expanding Boundaries International to Host Virtual  World Tours, Beginning May 8  A creative solution to a canceled City Explorer program field trip, registration is open now. Baltimore, Maryland — Expanding Boundaries International’ City Explorers program scheduled their 2021 ‘Around The World’ virtual tours for Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. EST beginning on May 8 and continuing up until June 12. Participants will interactively explore Germany, [...]

2303, 2021

Botswana

By |March 23rd, 2021|Categories: Country Profiles|Tags: , , , , , , |

Botswana A landlocked country in the center of Southern Africa, Botswana is bordered by Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa. Although most of the country is covered by deep Kalahari sand, there are rocky hills to the south-east and enjoy a good amount of rain unlike other desert-like countries. Botswana has an area size of 224,607 square miles (581,730 square kilometers)with a population of 2,249,104 million people. The [...]

2303, 2021

South Africa

By |March 23rd, 2021|Categories: Country Profiles|Tags: , , , , , , |

South Africa The republic of South Africa is the southernmost country on the African continent and shares borders with Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe in the North, and Mozambique in the East. The country encloses two landlocked African countries which are eSwatini (formerly called Swaziland) and Lesotho. The southernmost point in South Africa is, Cape Agulhas which is roughly 120km (75miles) east of Cape Town. The capital city Pretoria [...]

1903, 2021

Sri Lanka

By |March 19th, 2021|Categories: Country Profiles|Tags: , , , , , , |

Sri Lanka Sri Lanka also known as the Pearl of the Indian Ocean is an island located in Southern Asia, south of India with a population of 22.9 million inhabitants. A land bridge between the island and India existed until the 15th century when a cyclone broke the land bridge apart. The island is mostly flat with some mountains in the central-southern parts and surrounded by the Indian [...]

1903, 2021

Russia

By |March 19th, 2021|Categories: Country Profiles|Tags: , , , , , |

Russia Russia, the largest country in the world, occupies one-tenth of all the land on Earth. There are about 120 ethnic groups in Russia who speak more than a hundred languages. Roughly 80 percent of Russians trace their ancestry to the Slavs. The Nation is a federation of 86 republics, provinces, territories and districts, all controlled by the government in Moscow. The head of state is a president [...]

1603, 2021

Japan

By |March 16th, 2021|Categories: Country Profiles|Tags: , , , , , |

Japan Japan is an archipelago, or string of islands, on the eastern edge of Asia with Tokyo as its capital. There are four main islands: Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu. It consists of a great string of islands in a northeast-southwest arc that stretches for approximately 1,500 miles (2,400 km) through the western North Pacific Ocean. The Japanese landscape is rugged, with more than four-fifths of the land [...]

1403, 2021

Germany

By |March 14th, 2021|Categories: Country Profiles, Destinations, EBI Connect, Go Abroad, Study abroad Destinations, Virtual tour|Tags: , , , , |

Germany When you think about Germany, what comes to mind? Are your associations connected to the country's traditions, beautiful destinations, or some other things Germans are known for? Germany has a long and rich history, a vibrant and dynamic lifestyle mixing the modern and the classics, the urban and the rural which will immerse and make you love every second spent here.  They have cities that predate Rome [...]

2402, 2021

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) for Young Professionals

By |February 24th, 2021|Categories: Go Abroad, Grants and Scholarship, Intern Abroad, Study Abroad Scholarship|Tags: , , , , , |

The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) is a fellowship funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Department of State, that annually provides 75 American and 75 German young professionals, between the ages of 18½–24, the opportunity to spend one year in each other’s countries, studying, interning, and living with hosts on a cultural immersion program. The program consists [...]

1502, 2021

Ethiopia

By |February 15th, 2021|Categories: Country Profiles, Destinations, EBI City Explorers, Go Abroad, Study abroad Destinations|Tags: , , , |

ETHIOPIA Ethiopia, also known as the birthplace of the Rastafarian movement, yep that’s right, you probably didn't know. The country is 1,104,300 sq. km found on the African Continent in a central and eastern position on the Horn of Africa. Addis Ababa, the capital city of the nation, meaning ‘New Flower’ in Amharic is known as the 3rd highest capital city in the world with an altitude of [...]

1111, 2020

Bahrain

By |November 11th, 2020|Categories: Country Profiles, Destinations, EBI City Explorers, EBI Connect, Gap Year Abroad, Go Abroad, Intern Abroad, Study abroad Destinations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Bahrain A chain of 40 natural islands plus 50 artificial ones make up the Kingdom of Bahrain. A chain of islands like this is known as an Archipelago. The archipelago known as Bahrain is off the southwestern coast of the Persian Gulf and is connected to Saudi Arabia by a 16-mile causeway.  Bahrain is an Arabic word meaning "Two Seas.” In this case, it refers to the freshwater [...]

1110, 2020

Next Level Hip Hop Diplomacy Scholarship

By |October 11th, 2020|Categories: EBI Connect, EBI Press, Go Abroad, Grants and Scholarship, Study Abroad Scholarship, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Next Level Next Level is an initiative of the U.S. Department of State, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Meridian International Center. Its mission is to use hip hop music, dance, and art to foster cross-cultural creative exchange in diverse communities. We work to promote understanding and conflict transformation in these audiences and support the professional development of artists in those communities. Next Level brings people [...]

809, 2020

The Foreign Affairs IT Fellowship

By |September 8th, 2020|Categories: Gap Year Abroad, Grants and Scholarship, Intern Abroad, STEAM, Study Abroad, Study Abroad Scholarship, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship The U.S. Department of State is seeking to attract top tech talent to the Foreign Service that reflects the diversity of the United States. Women, members of minority groups underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need, are encouraged to apply to this challenging and rewarding program. Foreign Affairs IT Fellows will receive: Academic funding: up to $37,500 annually for tuition, [...]

409, 2020

Boren Awards : Scholarship and Fellowship

By |September 4th, 2020|Categories: Gap Year Abroad, Grants and Scholarship, Intern Abroad, Study Abroad, Study Abroad Scholarship|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

BOREN AWARDS Boren Scholarships (for undergraduate students) and Fellowships (for graduate students) provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. BOREN SCHOLARSHIPS Boren Scholarships provide up to $25,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas [...]

309, 2020

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

By |September 3rd, 2020|Categories: Gap Year Abroad, Grants and Scholarship, Intern Abroad, Study Abroad Scholarship|Tags: , , , , , , |

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic competitiveness. The Gilman Scholarship Program is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or [...]

1905, 2020

Expanding Boundaries International to Host Virtual World Tours, Beginning May 9

By |May 19th, 2020|Categories: EBI Connect, EBI Press|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

A resourceful solution to a canceled field trip, registration is open now.   Baltimore, Maryland — Expanding Boundaries International scheduled their first virtual Around The World Tour for 1:00 p.m. EST on May 9. The tour will include the following: the Republic of Bahrain, China, Ghana, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Pakistan. It will be a remarkable opportunity to take a peek at these countries and learn more about diversity. [...]

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