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The Tennessee Consortium for International Studies (TnCIS) represents nineteen colleges and universities devoted to making international education and cultural understanding a central goal of higher education throughout the state of Tennessee.

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List of programs and courses offered at DSCC Summer 2021 Coming Soon.

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Although the study aboard programs for summer 2020 were cancelled, DSCC and the Tennessee Consortium for International Studies (TnCIS) are looking ahead to 2021. Check out the Explorations Abroad virtual study abroad experience for Brazil. Every study abroad program has added an Exploration Abroad to their program page. Students should watch their email this fall for more information, and a chance to apply for scholarships to help cover the cost of TnCIS study abroad 2021!

Students have the opportunity to study courses abroad countries such as Brazil, Cuba, Eastern European’s Best, Ecuador/Galapagos Islands, England, France, Germany, Great European Capitals, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Scotland, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, and Turkey.   Students have the opportunity to take a course already in their plan of study with the same academic rigor as in the classroom, but get to experience the culture and majesty of a foreign location! A list of DSCC approved TnCIS courses for summer 2021 is coming soon!

DSCC students should follow these necessary steps:

  1. In the fall, apply for a DSCC scholarship to fund your experience following the application process below.
  2. Apply to a program and course of interest with TnCIS.
  3. Travel the summer between your first and second years at DSCC.
  4. Finally, serve as an International Studies Ambassador to represent the college in an official capacity to promote TnCIS and international studies events.

DSCC Study Abroad Program Scholarship applications will be accepted through December 1, 2020 for Summer 2021TnCIS programs. 

For more information, contact Office of Student Services at 731-286-3234 or

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