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GEO Study Abroad 101 Presentation

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Meet with advisors

Apply for a program and prepare

  • Create a profile in MasonAbroad
  • Work on your application
  • Apply for scholarships; submit required documents
  • Complete the pre-departure orientation

Take off and enjoy

  • Go abroad and enjoy a fantastic experience.
  • Study abroad. Intern abroad.+ Share your stories with GEO!

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Funding Study Abroad

Finding funding for your study abroad excursion can seem challenging, however, not impossible. There are a number of resources at your disposal. It is important to research carefully and EARLY to secure appropriate funding. Remember, the more you apply, the greater your chances are for funding your study abroad experience. There are four categories: GEO Scholarships, Mason Scholarships, Fellowships, and External Scholarships.

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Part-time Job Opportunities

The Global Education Office is seeking qualified candidates for the PAGE Program (Peer Advisor and Global Envoy) and a Social Media Intern. Learn more

Semester Applications Open

Applications for the spring semester and the calendar year 2019 are now open. Learn more

Fall Study Abroad Fair

Get ready for GEO's large outdoor fair event during in September. The next fall study abroad fair will take place on George Mason University's Fairfax Campus in the North and East Plazas. Learn more

About GEO

About GEO


Johnson Center, Room 235
4400 University Drive, MS 2B8 
Fairfax, VA 22030
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Office Location

Building Fairfax Campus, Johnson Center
Office Room 235, second floor, above the food court

MasonGPS Travel Registration

Registering Independent Educational Travel

Are you planning international travel that is university-sponsored or related but is not part of a GEO study abroad program? If so, register your travel with MasonGPS! Students pursuing independently arranged international educational travel experiences, such as internships, independent study, service learning, or dissertation research, must register their travel through this system. This ensures adequate insurance protection, timely notification, and institutional support in the event of a travel emergency or international crisis.

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