Study Abroad

The Honors College strongly encourages study abroad for our students. The University of Memphis Study Abroad Office offers 160 programs in over 60 countries worldwide including semester, academic year, spring break and summer programs. 

Fore information, please contact the Study Abroad Office for more information at tigersabroad@memphis.edu or visit the UofM Study Abroad Webpage >

Honors Study Abroad Tour  

Every year the Honors College organizes an Honors Study Tour. The Study Tour is led by UofM faculty and is part of a course that is offered during the Spring semester the travel component during Spring Break. Recent countries visited include Japan, England, South Africa, Brazil, and Costa Rica.

Sites of Power & Death in Ancient Greece & Italy - Spring 2024 Course (May Travel)


Faculty Leaders: Dr. Chrystal Goudsouzian & Dr. Benjamin Graham

Faculty Email: cdykes@memphis.edu or bjgraham@memphis.edu 

Course: Students will enroll into either UNHP 4330 or HIST 4330 for the Spring 2024 Semester with travel component in May.

Travel Dates: May 10 - May 26, 2024

Destinations: Rome, Italy; Aegina, Greece; and Athens, Greece

Application Deadline: October 1st, 2023

More Information and Application >

Honors Study Abroad Application Lab

Need assistance with your Honors Study Abroad Program and Scholarship Applications? Jonathan will be available!

Monday, September 25th & Tuesday, September 26th
Honors Hall Computer Lab from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM


In many cases, financial aid (student loans, Pell Grant, academic scholarships, etc.) can be used toward covering the cost of study abroad. Scholarships are available from the University of Memphis (UofM) Study Abroad Office to support international study. In addition to the UofM Study Abroad Scholarship, there are various institutional and external scholarships students may be eligible to apply for. Explore Scholarships for Study Abroad >

UofM Study Abroad Scholarship

The Study Abroad Scholarship is available for full-time undergraduate students at The University of Memphis. Undergraduate students must have  have a minimum 2.75 GPA to qualify. 

Cecil C. Humphreys Merit, Presidential and Herff Scholarship

The University of Memphis awards a study abroad stipend to recipients of the Cecil C. Humphreys Merit, Presidential and Herff Scholarship. For more information on how to apply this scholarship to your study abroad trip, please contact the Scholarship Office at scholarships@memphis.edu or 901.678.3213 or stop by their office located on the second floor of Wilder Tower. 

Honors Experience

Participating in an approved, credit-bearing UofM study abroad program will count as an Honors Experience and as a three hours of honors credits. All honors experiences must be approved, in advance, by the Honors College. For approval, please submit a honors experience form to the Honors College prior to start of the experience.

Past Honors Study Tours

Turkey 2011

Turkey 2011

Brazil 2012

Brazil 2012

South Africa 2013

South Africa 2013

Italy 2014

 Italy 2014

Japan 2015

Japan 2015