Global Scholars

The Global Scholars Living and Learning Community is ideal for first-year students who are interested in international travel and culture and want to become world citizens in our increasingly globalized society. Open to students from any major, this selective program provides its students with a broadened worldview through special courses, cultural events, and international travel.

The Global Scholars enjoy a close-knit community. Global Scholars live together in Schreiner’s recently built Baldwin Hall and each student has a fellow Global Scholar as a roommate. This community even has its own lounge/study room!

As part of the Global Scholars, students will engage in a variety of activities both on and off campus. These range from small events, like international film, food, and game nights, to hosting celebrations of world cultures for the entire campus. Past events have highlighted Italy, China, Turkey, Ireland, Kenya, Russia, and India, to name a few.

The summer after their freshmen year, the Global Scholars will travel as a group to a location abroad. Most recently, students traveled to Romania in Eastern Europe on a trip centered on Vlad the Impaler, the “real” Dracula. They visited Bran Castle in Transylvania, the castle that inspired Bram Stoker’s novel Dracula, and visited other sites linked to late Medieval history. They also made visits to Constanța along the coast of the Black Sea, learning about the ancient Greeks & Romans. During their visit, they took many tours along the way, including a culinary tour of Romanian food in the capital of Bucharest and days devoted to the World Wars and the history of Communism.

Previously, students have traveled to Hannam University in Daejeon, South Korea, where they attended the Korean Studies Summer Program for three weeks. While at Hannam University, the Global Scholars enjoyed classes on Korean language, society, history, economy, culture, and more. Unique field trips to Seoul and other cultural locations occur every few days. Highlights of these trips include visits to Gyeongbokgung Palace (built in 1395), the DMZ (the Demilitarized Zone), and Jeonju’s restored historical village where students learn traditional Korean cooking, drumming, and pottery. Other activities include K-Pop and Taekwondo lessons, norebang nights (karaoke), a Hanwa Eagles baseball game, and a trip to Korea’s famous mud beach.

Schreiner University provides Global Scholars a scholarship to reduce the cost of the study abroad trip. This funding allows students to pursue study abroad at a lower cost than standard study abroad programs on campus. Participants also receive credit hours toward their degree at Schreiner University as part of the program.

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