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.
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.
Peggy McIntosh offers an introductory toolkit for unpacking and understanding the impact of systemic racial structures on daily interactions and thought processes.
A compilation guide from the University of Minnesota about students’ experiences navigating race in non-U.S. contexts.
A collection of articles about the experience of studying abroad, ranging from hair care advice to teaching English.
Links to organizations, resources, and scholarships that support academic advancement for underrepresented groups.
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.