Rice in Country Overview
We offer Rice in Country, Rice faculty-led summer study abroad programs. Students earn 6 credits in 6 weeks through a combination of coursework, homestay, community engagement, cultural excursions, and interaction with local language partners. Rice in Country programs fulfill the experiential learning requirement for the Certificate in Language and Intercultural Communication.
We look forward to the summer of 2024 and hope to launch new programs for additional languages! We are planning programs in Brazil, Egypt, France, Italy, Japan, Peru, South Korea, Spain, and Taiwan. Watch the videos to find out about past programs. Learn more about eligibility requirements and the application process at the links below.
Wagoner Scholarship / Rice in Country Partnership
Students may now combine a Rice in Country program with a research opportunity abroad through a partnership between CLIC and the Center for Civic Leadership (CCL). Rice in Country participants may extend their stays to conduct research on topics of interest through the CCL's Wagoner Research Pathway Scholarship. To find out more about the Wagoner Scholarship use this link to log in to Canvas. Once logged in, the link will take you to the CCL's Rice in Country - Wagoner Research Pathway Scholarship site where you will find information about the application process.