The Honors Program encourages students to take advantage of the opportunities available to them through Kentucky State University’s membership in two consortiums that provide study abroad experiences. The Kentucky Institute for International Study (KIIS) and the Cooperative Center for Study Abroad (CCSA) each offer a wide variety of study abroad opportunities. In the past, the Honors Program has been able to provide scholarship grants-in-aid to assist its students in funding study abroad. For more information on scholarships available through the Honors Program, see Honors Scholarships

CCSA offers summer and winter break programs, semester-long programs, and internship programs in English-speaking countries. CCSA is currently offering programs in the following countries: Australia, Belize, Canada, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Ghana, Jamaica, Scotland and South Africa.  For more information see the official website of CCSA.  The KSU faculty contact for CCSA programs is Dr. Ed Conner, edwin.conner@kysu.edu.

KIIS offers a wide variety of summer and semester study abroad opportunities in non-English-speaking countries. Only a few programs require previous foreign language skills, and many offer language instruction at different levels. Programs range from two to six weeks and many offer family stay opportunities. KIIS is currently offering programs in the following countries: Austria, Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Spain. For more information see the official website of KIIS.  The KSU faculty contact for KIIS is Dr. Chris Daniel, christopher.daniel@kysu.edu.

For further information on these programs and other study abroad programs available through Kentucky State University, and financial aid available from Kentucky State University and other sources, please contact Zelma Sharp at zelma.sharp@kysu.edu