Diversity and Inclusion Abroad

At Missouri State University, we encourage diversity while increasing global and cultural competency amongst student body. We also believe that international experiences can enhance degree programs, learning experience, and future careers.

Resources for diversity and inclusion

We seek to provide resources to assist students with disabilities, LGBTQ+, adult learners, veterans, and multicultural students to access study abroad program opportunities offered through MSU.

General diversity resources

Financial Resources for Students with Disabilities

Students with disabilities may seek financial aid and funding for study away opportunities through MIUSA.

ILGA- International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association

LGBTI students may find member organizations in 125 countries around the world campaigning for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights.

Black Life China

A resource created by a Fulbright scholar for African Americans living or planning to live in China, or anyone interested in the experiences of American minorities living abroad.

The PLATO Project

The Project for Learning Abroad, Training and Outreach (PLATO) is an integrated study abroad training, certification, and diversity outreach program. This includes links to organizations, resources, and scholarships that support academic advancement for underrepresented groups participating in international activities.

 Association of International Educators - NAFSA

NAFSA, the world's largest nonprofit association, is committed to international education and exchange. It is working to advance policies and practices that build global citizens with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed.