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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.

A note about COVID-19: As TnCIS and DSCC welcome students to plan for programs in summer 2022, our goal will be to provide the safest learning environment possible during the COVID-19 pandemic. TnCIS will monitor travel recommendations and CDC guidance continuously during the application season. Adjustments up to and including cancelation may be necessary. Decisions will be communicated to applicants as early as possible. Visit the COVID 19 FAQs on the TnCIS webpage ( and the CDC’s COVID 19 Travel Recommendations ( for the latest information.

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DSCC and the Tennessee Consortium for International Studies (TnCIS) are looking ahead to 2022. 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. Plus financial aid may be available if you are otherwise eligible for federal or state aid programs. 

Study abroad in 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, but experience the culture and majesty of a foreign location!

In the fall semester, apply for a DSCC scholarship to help fund your experience following the application process below.

  1. Complete the DSCC Study Abroad Scholarship Application.
  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 a 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 for the following summer's TnCIS programs. 

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

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