Student Resources

[English Program in Korea (EPIK)]

UMBC has signed an MOU with the National Institute for International Education (NIIED), a South Korean government institution, for EPIK (English Program in Korea).

Webpage of UMBC’s TESOL program:
Contact Dr. Jiyoon Lee of TESOL program (

English Program in Korea (EPIK) is a wonderful chance to explore your teaching career in a global context after receiving a Bachelor’s degree.

Some General Information on EPIK:


One year, February through January or August through July

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Major in education or at least one year of teaching experience or TEFL/TESOL certification of at least 100 hours
  • Be a citizen from Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, United Kingdom or United State


[Information on Study Abroad]

For General information, check the website of UMBC Education Abroad Office
Korean Intensive Summer Language Program organized by American Councils


[Scholarships and other programs]

Sejong Scholarship from the Korean community in the Maryland region (SSFA)
Global Korea Scholarship from the Korean government
Critical Language Scholarship (CLS)
Fulbright Awards
Boren Awards
Gilman Scholarship
National Security Agency Student Programs