Semester at Sea

The World Is Our Campus

$4 Million

Scholarships Granted

550

Total Applicants

11

Program Locations

Who We Are

Semester at Sea (SAS) is a multiple country study abroad program emphasizing comparative academic examination, hands-on field experience, and meaningful engagement in the global community. SAS equips students with the understanding necessary to become global citizens and future leaders. Notable alumni include Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Joan Lunden, and Tory Burch. Distinguished lecturers have included Nelson Mandela and Mother Teresa. A wide variety of coursework from 20-25 disciplines is integrated with relevant field studies in up to a dozen countries, allowing for a comparative study abroad experience that is truly global.More than 63,000 students have studied abroad with Semester at Sea since its founding in 1963.

Diversity Statement

Semester at Sea (SAS) is committed to fostering a shipboard community inclusive of all identities. The foundation and primary focus of every SAS voyage is the diversity of people, perspectives, and places. A welcoming and inclusive shipboard culture will help facilitate a unified, compassionate community that is considerate of all people and perspectives, resulting in a collaborative and progressive experience for all throughout the voyage. To help cultivate this environment, Semester at Sea offers several scholarships including the DiversityAbroad.com & Semester at Sea Scholarship.
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Featured Programs

Semester at Sea - Ghana - Fall Voyages

A Voyage Around the World

Semester at Sea

Colorado State University, Campus Delivery 1587, Fort Collins, CO, 80523

Semester at Sea - Japan - Fall/Spring Voyage

A Voyage Around the World

Semester at Sea

Colorado State University, Campus Delivery 1587, Fort Collins, CO, 80523

Featured Scholarships

SAS - Global Journalism Scholarship

The Semester at Sea Global Journalism & Integrated Communications Fellowship is an opportunity for students to hone their reporting, digital storytelling, and critical thinking skills over the course of a Semester at Sea voyage. Students will pitch and author articles for their host university newspaper. Selected fellows will need to work closely with their home campus newspaper editor- in-chief to approve and publish a series of articles during their voyage. Students currently pursuing a degree in journalism, communications, English, or similar are strongly encouraged to apply.

Semester at Sea

Colorado State University, Campus Delivery 1587, Fort Collins, CO, 80523

SAS - HSI/HACU (Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities) Scholarship

The Institute for Shipboard Education (ISE) is pleased to offer a $10,000 scholarship for students attending a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) to participate in spring or fall Semester at Sea voyages. All participants receive a full semester’s worth of undergraduate credits from the University of Virginia. ISE believes that international exposure is a critical element in today’s undergraduate education, offering students a real-life global education experience that will give them an edge in this highly competitive job market. The program is open to students, regardless of their major.

Semester at Sea

Colorado State University, Campus Delivery 1587, Fort Collins, CO, 80523

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