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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.

Race: Are We So Different? 
A New Look at Race through Three Lenses; A Project of the American Anthropological Association. 

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack
An article by Peggy McIntosh that explores the daily effects of white privilege and the unseen dimensions of racism and oppresion.

Race and Ethnicity Abroad | Michigan State University, Office of Study Abroad
Although this site was developed for Michigan State students, it includes information and advice that is of general interest as well.

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 in partnership with various organizations.

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.

Stay In Touch
With The Global Education Office (GEO)
Snail Mail
Global Education Office
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
Phone + Email
Fax: 413.559.6173