Overseas Resource Center

[2017 Approaching Stanford information will be updated by mid-May when the Approaching Stanford process begins for the Class of 2021 and new transfers. Below is information from 2016 - note that it has not been updated and should not be used to make plans for 2017.]

Collage of photos from the Bechtel International Center

Housed in Bechtel International Center, the Overseas Resource Center (ORC) is Stanford’s advising center for students and alums pursuing international scholarships for study and research abroad. The ORC administers many awards that provide funding for undergraduates to participate in study abroad or language programs throughout the year, and advises on postgraduate awards such as the Rhodes, Marshall, and Fulbright. The ORC offers one-on-one advising sessions, group information sessions, and support throughout application process. The ORC maintains a library of scholarship literature and binders of previous successful application essays for certain awards. In addition to the advising service, the ORC sells passport photos and issues International Student ID Cards.