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Study Abroad Information

This resource is designed for students participating in the TnCIS Study Abroad program through JSCC.

General Information

The JSCC Library has a wealth of resources available for students who are studying abroad through TnCIS. This guide has been designed to help you access information relevant to your trip. The majority of resources listed are electronic; however, I have listed print books when available. If you have difficulty accessing any of the resources, please contact me.

Scholarship Opportunities

JSCC International Ambassador Scholarship:

Deadline: Completed applications must be submitted by January 15, 2022.

Applicants must be:

  • Currently enrolled at JSCC
  • In good academic standing
  • Have a minimum 2.0 G.P.A.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age at the time of travel
  • Must complete 12 college level credit hours prior to travel
  • Must obtain a valid passport prior to travel

A complete application for this scholarship will include:

  • Application cover letter providing information about yourself.
  • Typed 500-word essay addressing the question: Why do you want to study abroad? Be sure to explain what you hope to learn and how you believe this experience will enhance your education.
  • Two letters of support; one must be from a JSCC faculty member. Have your recommenders send their letters to Dr. Anna Esquivel at by the deadline.

TnCIS 2022 Student Travel Grant:

This program will award travel grants of approximately $1800 - $2100. The grant amount will be applied toward the program fee payment. These travel grants are funded through a TBR SERS grant. 

Student minimum eligibility:

  • Must be currently enrolled in a TBR community college at the time of application and maintain enrollment through the completion of the TnCIS study abroad program   
  • Must have completed a minimum of 12 college-level credit hours by the end of the 2021 fall semester
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of a 2.0 or higher at the end of the 2021 fall semester
  • Must currently be receiving a Pell grant
  • Must be a first-time study abroad student