Scotland

Scotland

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Student teaching placements in Scotland are limited and can vary greatly in terms of being rural/urban, culturally homogeneous/multi-ethnic, and of high/ low socioeconomic levels. Most often, placements are made in the area served by the Falkirk Regional Council. Students typically live in homestay accommodations.

For more information about Scotland, please visit:

Student Spotlight

Caroline Murphy student taught in an elementary school in Dunipace in the Spring of 2019. "A major reason why I chose Scotland was because I love hiking and nature. I absolutely love mountains, and Scotland did not disappoint. The natural landscape was awe inspiring at every turn."

Read Caroline's story

Costs and Scholarships

Program costs vary depending on your home campus. Exact costs will vary throughout the year and from one individual to the next. Estimates are in U.S. Dollars and subject to foreign currency exchange rates.

  • IU Bloomington Students

    There are a number of scholarships available for IU Bloomington students who participate in Global Gateway, some up to $4000.

    • Tuition and fees: Most IU Bloomington students will cover this cost with their regular tuition, though some exceptions may apply.
    • Registration Fee: $250 (non-refundable)
    • Passport: $110 + cost of photos, shipping
    • Visa Processing Fees: $1200+
    • Roundtrip Airfare: $700 – $1000 + travel insurance (strongly recommended)
    • Room & Board (weekly):  $180 – $235+
    • Miscellaneous Personal Expenses:  In-country travel, calling cards/plans, eating out, gifts, souvenirs, sundries, etc.
    • Other Considerations:  Professional Liability Insurance, Medical Coverage

    Estimated total for 8-week stay:
    $3700 – $3240*
    *does not include miscellaneous personal expenses and other optional costs, such as insurance

  • Guest Campus Students

    Not sure if you're from a guest campus? Find out here.
    Check with your campus financial aid office for available scholarships and grants.

    • Tuition and fees: Students from guest campuses pay for three credit hours:
      • Indiana Resident: $429 per credit hour
      • Non-Resident: $515 per credit hour
    • Registration Fee: $250 (non-refundable)
    • Passport: $110 + cost of photos, shipping
    • Visa Processing Fees: $1200+
    • Roundtrip Airfare: $700 – $1000 + travel insurance (strongly recommended)
    • Room & Board (weekly):  $180 – $235+
    • Miscellaneous Personal Expenses:  In-country travel, calling cards/plans, eating out, gifts, souvenirs, sundries, etc.
    • Other Considerations:  Professional Liability Insurance, Medical Coverage

    Estimated total for 8-week stay:
    $4987 – $4785*
    *does not include miscellaneous personal expenses and other optional costs, such as insurance

  • Partner Campus Students

    Not sure if you're from a partner campus? Find out here.
    Check with your campus financial aid office for available scholarships and grants.

    • Placement Fee: $900
    • Registration Fee: $250 (non-refundable)
    • Passport: $110 + cost of photos, shipping
    • Visa Processing Fees: $1200+
    • Roundtrip Airfare: $700 – $1000 + travel insurance (strongly recommended)
    • Room & Board (weekly):  $180 – $235+
    • Miscellaneous Personal Expenses:  In-country travel, calling cards/plans, eating out, gifts, souvenirs, sundries, etc.
    • Other Considerations:  Professional Liability Insurance, Medical Coverage

    Estimated total for 8-week stay:
    $4600 – $4140*
    *does not include miscellaneous personal expenses and other optional costs, such as insurance

Teaching Responsibilities

Students may teach a variety of subjects and grade levels. In most cases, they will teach in their own licensing area (e.g., elementary education, secondary math, etc.). Further, it may be possible to fulfill practicum requirements in Scotland for the following license additions: ESL/ENL, Reading, JH/MS, Computers, and possibly others.

Other Considerations

Placements in Scotland are limited. Students considering Scotland should have a strong “second choice” host nation.

Contact Us

For more program information, contact:

Amara Stuehling, Ph.D.
Assistant Director
astuehli@indiana.edu
(812) 856-8529