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A successful end to this year's International Education Week (IEW 2017), with the theme of "Being a Changemaker: BC & Beyond". Speakers included Laura Sen ('78), former CEO of BJ's Wholesale, Nevyn Salem ('94), CEO of Edesia, and Ireland's Ambassador to the U.S. Dan Mulhall. Mayor Marty Walsh ('10) provided a welcome video. More coverage found on BC's University Communications site.


BC's Gavel explores scholarships and program options offered through the OIP, helping to make study abroad accessible to all students regardless of financial standing.

Applications for 2018 summer programs, including summer internships, are now open and reviewed on a rolling basis through February 5, 2018. Learn about eligibility and how to apply.

The OIP is proud to host the Fung Scholars Program at Boston College which will provide opportunities for students with academic gifts and leadership potential to study abroad at leading universities in Asia.


Lauren Wedell '17, a Carroll School of Management Honors Program student received the Edward H. Finnegan, S.J., Award at the University’s 141st Commencement Exercises. Wedell cited participation in a Venice summer program as a formative part of her BC experience.

Russell Simons '17, who particpated in the Madrid Summer Internship program in 2015, has been named a 2017 graduating Senior to Remember. Read about Simons' reflections on his Boston College experience

This year's Archbishop Oscar A. Romero Scholarship receipient Steven Guerrero '18, a leader in the BC student group Organization of Latin American Affairs will study abroad at Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) this spring semester.  

BC student Jared Collier a student panelist at this year's BISC conference, discusses his plans to participate in the Peace Corps in China after graduation. In his time at BC, Collier took part in two OIP summer study abroad programs and was awarded the Gilman Scholarship

Boston College student Bemnet Zewdie has been awarded the 2017-2018 Fund for Education Abroad scholarship to study in Ghana.