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CISabroad Direct Enrollment

CIS Abroad is a program that aims for affordability, cultural awareness, change and growth through your experiences abroad, and having fun while pursuing your passion.  CIS Abroad has sent more than 15,000 students out on the programs that they offer, from all different backgrounds and walks of life.  

How to apply for CIS Abroad via Bucs Abroad:

Step 1:  Sign up for a interest session here

Step 2: Apply on Bucs Abroad for permission to study abroad.  Make sure you apply before the deadline. Check deadlines here
CISabroad in Africa
CISabroad in Asia
CISabroad in Latin America and/or Spain
CISabroad in Europe
CISabroad in Oceania
CISabroad in The Middle East

Step 3:  Apply on the CIS Abroad Website here
 Fee Table Per Semester
*Fees are subject to change
CISabroad Costs
Other Costs
Pay the Following:
  • Program Fees.  Check here for a list of programs and their cost breakdowns
Definite Costs:
  • Airfare
  • In-country transportation (e.g. train, taxi)
Potential Costs (Vary by Country):
  • Student Visa Fees 
  • If applicable: travel costs, for countries that require students to obtain a student visa at a consulate (usually in DC or Atlanta)
  • If applying to a school in Spain: TN residents must travel to Houston, TX to obtain a student visa. NC and VA residents can travel to Washington, DC.
Miscellaneous Costs:
  • Bed sheets
  • Towels
  • Cookware
  • Souvenirs
  • Other
 Costs to Deduct from the Price
*Deductions are unique to the individual. Please consult Amy Collins at for more information.
Financial Aid & Scholarships

Private Scholarships
Pell Grant (if eligible)

Roan Scholars Scholarship (if eligible)

Tennessee Lottery Scholarship (if eligible)

Other Financial Aid & Scholarships: $0 - Full Ride
  • Most financial aid & scholarships can be applied during a semester abroad. Please consult the ETSU International Financial Aid Advisor, Amy Collins (, for more information
ETSU International Education Scholarship: $0 - ~$4,000
  • Please note: students are not guaranteed a scholarship and must follow all instructions in order to be eligible.
CIS Specific Scholarships Private Scholarships