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Study Abroad

Do you want to see the world? Would you be interested in studying abroad? Well this is your chance! WVC has partnered with the Washington State Community College Consortium for Study Abroad (WCCCSA) to offer students an affordable study abroad opportunity. Students have the opportunity to travel to countries like England, France, Spain, Costa Rica, Germany, and more. The credits earned while studying abroad can also help you complete WVC degree requirements. No foreign language knowledge is required to participate but some age restrictions do apply.

  • Note: the fall 2020 London, England program has been postponed to 2021.
  • Note: the fall 2020 Tokyo, Japan program has been postponed to 2021.
  • Note: the winter 2021 Australia/New Zealand program has been postponed to 2022.
  • Note: the spring 2021 Lyon, France program has been postponed to 2022.

  • Spring 2021: Berlin, Germany Early Bird application deadline (save $100!) is Friday, October 30, 2020. For those purchasing the group flight option, the application deadline is Tuesday, December 15, 2020. Final application deadline is Friday, January 29, 2021.
    • If you are a Pell Grant recipient, apply for the Gilman Study Abroad Scholarship by Tuesday, October 6, 2020 for a chance to receive up to $5000 toward study abroad. More information can be found at
    • WCCCSA will provide two $1000 study abroad scholarships for students applying to the spring 2021 Berlin, Germany program. The WCCCSA scholarship application is due Friday, January 29, 2021.

  • Summer 2021:
    • Costa Rica - Application deadline Spring 2021.
    • Note: the summer 2021 China program has been postponed to 2022.

  • Note: the fall 2021 Barcelona, Spain program has been postponed to 2022.

  • Fall 2021: London, England - Application deadline June 2021.
  • Fall 2021: Tokyo, Japan - Application deadline June 2021.

  • Winter 2022: Australia/New Zealand - Application deadline October 2021.

  • Spring 2022: Lyon, France - Application deadline Winter 2021

  • Summer 2022: TBD

  • Fall 2022: Barcelona, Spain - Application deadline June 2022

If you would like to learn more, either join us for an in-person information session or watch the video below. You will learn more details about upcoming trips, eligibility requirements, scholarships and financial aid, and how to apply.

  • Next Info Session Date:
    Fall 2020
    Check back for details!

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If you have questions after the information session, schedule an appointment to meet with a WVC Study Abroad Coordinator. Don't miss out on this opportunity to see the world while at the same time making progress toward earning your WVC degree.


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