Semester at Sea

The World Is Our Campus

$5 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 - Myanmar (Burma) - Fall/Spring Voyages

A Voyage Around the World

Semester at Sea

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

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Semester at Sea - Spain - Fall Voyages

A Voyage Around the World

Semester at Sea

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

Featured Scholarships

SAS - HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) Scholarship

The Institute for Shipboard Education (ISE) is pleased to offer a $10,000 scholarship for students attending historically black colleges and universities (HBCU’s) or Predominately Black Institutions to participate in spring or fall Semester at Sea voyages. 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

SAS - Pell Match Program

Semester at Sea will match one semester of your Pell grant in addition to any other SAS scholarships you may receive. Eligibility is restricted to confirmed students currently receiving a Pell grant at their home school. Send a copy of your current home school award letter to scholarships@semesteratsea.org and use the subject line, “Match my Pell.”

Semester at Sea

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

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