The Office of 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 and Fall and Academic Year programs and October 1 for Spring, Winter Break and Spring Break programs.
Step 1: Complete KU application by Feb. 5th. Below is a list of the required documents and questionnaires.
a. Statement of Purpose
b. Verification of Minimum GPA Requirement
c. Unofficial Transcript or Advising Report
d. 2 Recommendations - 1 academic and 1 professional
e. Authorization to Release Student Information
f. Student Conduct Verification
g. Internship Plan and Approval Form
h. Financial Aid Questionnaire
i. Passport Information Required Reading
j. CAPA Application Instructions Required Reading
Step 2: Complete CAPA’s KU London Internship application by Feb. 5th. See the CAPA Application Instructions in the Required Readings section of your Jayhawks Abroad account for details.
Please Note: International students who are not native speakers of English speakers are required to provide IELTS English proficiency exam scores not more than 2 years old as part of the UK visa application process. The exam typically costs around $150-200 and requires the student to schedule a test in advance at a designated testing area. The student must score at least a B2 level on the exam. You will receive visa instructions in early March but in order to begin the visa application process, you must have already received your test scores so it is important that you take the IELTS exam as soon as possible to ensure that you are able to obtain a visa in a timely manner. Please contact CAPA and the Office of Study Abroad right away if you fall into this category.
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Bridget Lynn DuVall, Summer 2012 Participant
My favorite part of the program was my internship, which allowed me to assess my future professional goals. The internship enabled me to build relationships with people in London, as well as, take advantage of the diverse cultural London has to offer.
Kimberly J Bolton, Summer 2014 Participant
To work abroad was an experience that cannot be replicated in any way; having to live in the city, commute everyday and live like a citizen working in London is the best decision I could have made to do with my summer. The best part by far was being thrown in and treated like a citizen of the U.K. which CAPA does a great job of.
Barbara Madison Blankenship, Summer 2012 Participant
I thought the placement for my summer internship was brilliant. I could not have gained more hands on experience and broadened my cultural perspective anywhere. I loved London and all that this program encompassed.