Posts Categorized: AmeriSpan Blogs

Take Advantage of Scholarships

We continue to be flabbergasted that few participants apply for a scholarship on our programs. We have scholarships for just about any current Undergraduate or Graduate student ranging from $150-$750. But if you can’t find one and are a college student, you can talk to a faculty member at your college and ask them to email… Read more »

College Study Abroad in Barcelona

AmeriSpan offers two College Study Abroad locations in Barcelona, Spain. You may choose College Study Abroad in Barcelona (BIC) or College Study Abroad in Barcelona (UAB). Both locations offer summer, semester, or year-long programs for college students. Taking time to study abroad during college is a wonderful decision: You learn a new language or improve upon… Read more »

Spotlight: Medical Spanish in Costa Rica

During all the hubbub about healthcare this week, we here at AmeriSpan thought we’d highlight one of our best SALUD Medical Spanish Programs in Alajuela, Costa Rica. Costa Rica has a highly organized Social Security system known as the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS). CCSS is one of the most developed healthcare systems in… Read more »

Spanish for Educators Group

Here is your chance to join an already existing group of teachers and students from Edgewood College to Morelia, Mexico on their annual MAESTRO Spanish Program for Teachers.  In its fourth year, this program has shown great success and now the program director has offered to share this experience with teachers outside the Edgewood community…. Read more »

Volunteer in Cambodia, Vietnam, or Thailand!

AmeriSpan has recently added Cambodia and Vietnam to its list of Volunteer Abroad locations, and want you to know firsthand that participating in these programs could give you the competitive edge you need on your resume as well as a unique experience of a lifetime!  How many people can say that they helped build a… Read more »

Studying Abroad with Skype? Free WiFi Worldwide!

Skype is a great tool to use while studying or traveling abroad, and it just gets better! Skype announced that this weekend, March 20-21, 2010, they will offer free WiFi worldwide. From 0.00 GMT on Saturday, March 20th to 23.59 GMT on Sunday, March 21st, Skype Access will be completely free to use from anywhere in… Read more »

AmeriSpan’s New Budget Crisis Scholarship

AmeriSpan is pleased to announce our new Budget Crisis Scholarship. Due to the budget crisis, cities and states are reducing their support for state and community colleges. Applicants can receive a $250 scholarship when enrolling in an AmeriSpan College Study Abroad program, if you are currently enrolled at a state or community college. You may… Read more »

Peru Spanish Schools: Machu Piccu Re-Opening 4/1/2010

Looking for a Peru Spanish school? AmeriSpan is happy to let you know that the popular excursion to Machu Picchu will be available on April 1st.  Peruvian Trade and Tourism Minister Martin Perez announced last month that the citadel of Incan ruins will be reopening to the public following the flooding of roads leading to… Read more »

Chile Spanish Schools: Accepting Students After Earthquake

After the earthquake that hit Chile south of Santiago on February 27th, there were complications and closings in many Chilean businesses and points of transport in and around Santiago.  We had one student in Santiago at the time who we called instantly to check on, and he reported to us that he was fine and… Read more »

French Updates: Surfing & Diplomatic Relations

AmeriSpan is pleased to announce updates to our French Language & Fun and Professional Development programs. For those interested in learning to surf the waves on the incredible beaches of Biarritz, while learning French, check out our French & Surfing in Biarritz, France program. Biarritz is home to many top surfing competitions, such as the… Read more »