International Programs (IP)

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Global Scholars Program

This competitively-selected program provides students with a pathway to distinction through its dynamic, intercultural learning experiences and an International Studies (IS) core-course curriculum. Graduates are well-positioned to live, work, compete, and collaborate in an increasingly globalized world.

Scholarships Available! Now Accepting Applications for Spring and Fall 2023.
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International Students

Photo of International StudentsLone Star College is committed to providing quality and friendly services to all international students enrolled at our campuses. If you are considering becoming a new student or are transferring from a U.S. college or university, visit our Future Students section to become familiar with all requirements.

Lone Star College continues to monitor the ever-changing situation with COVID-19. During these challenging times we understand there is much uncertainty. Lone Star College is working to provide a comprehensive plan to ensure safety and student success for all.  We are committed to supporting you during this global health crisis. As you well know, the guidance on COVID-19 and how to best diminish its impact is dynamic and fast-moving. Since we are in an environment of fast paced and evolving information, please make sure to regularly check the LSC Resources page and refer back to our FAQs below.

International Student COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Study Abroad

Photo of Students in BeijingLone Star College is proud to offer Study Abroad opportunities to students who are interested in studying abroad. Faculty-led, and short-term programs are available for academic study around the world.


International Centers

Each Lone Star College has an International Studies leadership team.  Please see the below listings.


Andrew Heiskell Awards

Award WinnerLone Star College won the 2014 Heiskell Award for Internationalizing the Community College through the Faculty International Exploration Award. The Institute of International Education's (IIE) Heiskell Awards showcase the most innovative and successful models for internationalization of campuses, study abroad, and international partnership programs in practice today.



Senator Paul Simon Awards

AwardLone Star College won a 2013 Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Campus Internationalization presented by NAFSA: Association of International Educators. The Simon Spotlight Award is intended to highlight specific individual programs and services that are judged to be outstanding and/or especially innovative.


Fulbright U.S. Scholar Top Producer

Lone Star College was a 2012-2013 top Fulbright Scholarship U.S. Scholar Top Producer. The Fulbright Program, the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program, is sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State.


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Contact Information

Lone Star College
International Programs
20515 SH 249
Houston, TX 77070
Phone: (281) 290-2879

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