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Racial and Ethnic Identities


Hampshire College Lebrón-Wiggins-Pran Cultural Center and office of multicultural and international student services

To serve better and retain students of color and international students, the Lebrón-Wiggins-Pran Cultural Center provides a range of programs and resources to support and promote the success of students of color and international students at Hampshire College.

Diversity and Inclusion Abroad-Racial and Ethnic Minority Students Abroad | Diversity Abroad

This brief article includes advice, important points to consider, and some questions to ask before going abroad. Explore Diversity Abroad for additional articles from students about navigating spaces and places abroad through the lenses of race and ethnicity.

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack

Peggy McIntosh offers an introductory toolkit for unpacking and understanding the impact of systemic racial structures on daily interactions and thought processes.

Race Abroad: For Americans of Color Preparing to Live Abroad

A compilation guide from the University of Minnesota about students’ experiences navigating race in non-U.S. contexts.

Meaningful Travel Tips and Tales: African American Perspectives

A collection of articles about the experience of studying abroad, ranging from hair care advice to teaching English.

Resources to Support Underrepresented Students | PLATO: The Center for Global Education

Links to organizations, resources, and scholarships that support academic advancement for underrepresented groups.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

See Finances and Funding for information on Hampshire funding and external funding for study abroad. Options include:

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship | IIE

Study Abroad Scholarships for underrepresented students.

Diversity Abroad Scholarships and Grants

Provides information on a number of study abroad scholarships offered by Diversity Abroad.com in partnership with various organizations. Hampshire College students are eligible for specific Diversity Abroad scholarships, as Hampshire College is a new member institution.

Indigenous Biocultural Exchange Fund (IBEX) | IIE

The fund aims to encourage an actively and participatory exchange of knowledge systems, especially for, but not limited to, individuals in the following regions: African Rift Valley; Central Asia and Turkey; southwest U.S. and northern Mexico; northern Australia; and Melanesia.

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