The University of Southern Maine Office of International Programs promotes international education and understanding on campus in a variety of ways. In addition to coordinating support services for international and study away students, faculty exchange participants, and international visitors, the office serves as a resource to the University and as a liaison to the broader community. The experienced and knowledgeable staff members routinely seek opportunities to encourage international affiliations and experiences for USM students, faculty, and students.

News & Events

Global Skyline
During the week of November 16th the USM Office of International Programs will host a variety of events to celebrate International Education Week. We hope that you will join us on Tuesday, November 17th for an open house to learn about study abroad possibilities and on Wednesday, November 18th for our "Language Express" where you will have a chance to learn a few key phrases in up to 15 languages.
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The George J. Mitchell Peace Scholarship 2016-17

Are you thinking about studying abroad in Ireland? Apply for the Goerge J. Mitchell Peace Scholarship and study at University College Cork!

The George J. Mitchell Peace Scholarship is the University of Maine System Scholarship, and the System will award one full scholarship or two one-semester scholarships per year.

The Committee is currently is accepting applications for 2016-2017. Application deadline is February 5, 2016.

Questions? Contact Kaoru Phillips.

Boren Scholarships 2016-17

If you are interested in world cultures and languages, a Boren Scholarship can help provide the funding you need to study abroad.

Boren Scholarship is prestigious award funded by the National Security Education Program, which focuses on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security.

The Scholarship application deadlines: January 19, 2016 (USM Deadline) and February 9, 2016 (National Deadline).

Questions?  Contact Kaoru Phillips