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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 10/01/2019 10/14/2019 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Direct Enrollment, Exchange Study Abroad Program Coordinator: Renee Frias
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English, Korean Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA Eligibility: 2.5 GPA
Open to Non-KU students: No Open to graduate students: Yes
Click here for a definition of this term Fulfills KU Core Advanced Education Goal 4.2 - Culture and Diversity: Yes
Program Description:


Funding your Study Abroad Program

KU Study Abroad can do personalized financial aid and scholarship advising for students.  Please visit 108 Lippincott Hall or call 785-864-3742 to set up an appointment.  KU students who qualify for financial aid in the form of Stafford and/or other loans, Federal Grants, and KU or outside scholarships may apply the aid to the cost of a study abroad program.  
 
KU Study Abroad supplemental scholarships are available to KU degree seeking students. Applications are available online. The scholarship application deadline is March 1 for Summer, March 15th for Fall and Academic Year programs and October 1 for Spring, Winter Break and Spring Break programs.
 
For additional scholarship opportunities visit:  www.studyabroad.ku.edu/other-scholarship-opportunities

 

Application Procedures

All applicants will be required to complete several documents for each study abroad application.  Below is a list of documents that will need to be completed for an application. 

        a. Statement of Purpose
        b. Verification of Minimum GPA Requirement
        c. Academic Plan and Approval Form
        d. Autobiography
        e. Official Transcript

        f. 2 Recommendations
        g. Authorization to Release Student Information
        h. Student Conduct Verification
        i. Financial Aid Questionnaire

For more detailed information about the application process, please visit our Application Process page.



Program Ratings:
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Academic Experiences:
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Cultural Experience:
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Program Reviews:
Mandeep Kaur Ballagan, Fall 2017 Participant
My favorite part of the program was a student organization that was offered for every single exchange student to be a part of called KUBA. KUBA stands for Korea University Buddy Assistants and it is made up of over 100 Korean students and 800 exchange students. Every single exchange student is placed into one of the 8 groups and is partnered with one Korean student as their "buddy". This group meets for weekly lunches and dinners, and weekend activities. This group really helped me make friends, get involved in both campus and our city, and experience Korean culture.

Jason Bowen Rydalch, Fall 2016 Participant
I found the cultural aspects most rewarding. Becoming familiar with new cultures and appreciating the differences was extremely rewarding in regards to my personal development.

Hazara Leon, Academic Year 2015 Participant
The city my program was located in allowed me to experience everything Korea had to offer. It was very culturally diverse and as a student there are many things to take part in. The university I attended also had a long history of traditions which made my college experience one of the best.