Below is a list of affiliated partner programs that work particularly well for honors students due to the experiential, field-based, or capstone components. You can conduct on-the- ground research in an area of study that complements your academic interests. You will have an unparalleled opportunity to engage with local communities, to survey various complex and challenging issues, and to have a positive impact on the people you encounter.
School for International Training (SIT)
A pioneer in experiential, field-based study abroad, SIT study abroad offers programs in more than 40 countries focused on critical global issues with opportunities for undergraduate research.
International Partnership for Service-Learning & Leadership (IPSL)
Study Abroad + Service Learning: IPSL programs combine academic studies, community service and full cultural immersion in 11 countries around the globe.
IES service-learning & field study
IES field study programs place students in local organizations as “participant observers” or researchers. Service-learning placements involve working with social service, governmental or non-profit agencies.
Alliance for Global Education
Rigorous Academic+ Experiential Learning: Students in China examine an area of interest through an
individualized Capstone Project, while students in India complete a tailored field study component
outside the classroom.
CIEE Study Abroad
CIEE provides programs with an independent research component Ghana, South Africa, Australia, China and Northern Ireland. CIEE also offers a wide-variety of academic and service-learning programs.
EuroScholars Research Abroad Program
EuroScholars is designed for advanced undergraduate students looking for international research experience. The program is hosted by a group of internationally renowned research universities in Western Europe.
The Washington Semester Program is located at American University in Washington, DC. Students enroll in seminar courses, an internship and either an elective course or independent research.