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Funding Student Travel – Grants, Scholarships & Fellowships

Facilitating Affordable Academic Travel Colleges and Universities are places for problem-solving, thoughtful observation, discovery, and application. As a student, scholar, or professor, traveling is paramount to advancing research and collaboration. It also leads to new innovations that improve our world. We created SabbaticalHomes.com to help…

Scam Prevention: Search Safe

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” – Benjamin Franklin Your safety and peace of mind are important Whether you are searching for a home or a tenant we want you to feel secure. Taking some basic precautions, as you would with…

Study Abroad Resources

IIE Passport is a study abroad resource for students offered by the Institute of International Education. You can search their comprehensive database by entering a program name, country, subject, language, level or term. Fulbright U.S. Student Program is an online community bringing together Fulbright students,…

Links to Other Great Housing Resources

Home Exchange Expert Travel thrills Shelley Miller, who writes the Home Exchange Expert blog.  She describes her personal home exchange adventures as the richest experiences of her life. Through her blog, Wandering Educators Miller sets out to share her passion, ideas and knowledge for successful…

Academic Jobs Can Be a Click Away

Finding the Right Job in Academia Academics struggle with finding jobs that are both rewarding and pay a reasonable salary. Advancement may require gaining additional experience teaching on sabbatical either in the United States or abroad. Sometimes, it means taking a full-time position at a…

Home Exchange Tips from TransitionsAbroad.com

Ideas for Successful Home Exchanges 1. Some web-based home exchange organizations inflate their databases and even plagiarize listings. Look for companies that constantly update their listings; look for fresh listings by noting each member’s registration date. 2. Test the level of customer or trade service…

Taking a Family Sabbatical

Taking a sabbatical is an opportunity for study, cultural immersion, and yes, sight seeing. Planning an extended trip takes time and if you are taking your family along, the planning grows exponentially. The good news is that family sabbaticals are increasing in popularity and there…