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.
Non-KU students should check into the financial resources available to them at their home institutions.
FLAS Summer Fellowships
Since this program meets all Department of Education requirements for intensive summer language programs, eligible students may use FLAS Summer Fellowships. For more information, please visit www.flas.ku.edu.
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. Unofficial Transcript or Advising Report
d. 2 Recommendations
e. Authorization to Release Student Information
f. Student Conduct Verification
g. Financial Aid Questionnaire
Associate Professor Naima Boussofara
Department of African and African American Studies
2118 Wescoe Hall
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Summer 2013 Participant
As a new student in Arabic, simply being able to use what we were learning in class immediately in the dining hall or in town was very rewarding.
Jenna Maria Christian D'Ottavio Swanson, Summer 2017 Participant
My favorite part of the program was honestly my class. My teachers, my classmates, the information I obtained. All of it. This program is incredible. I learned so much!
Summer 2012 Participant
Do not be afraid to leave your comfort zone. Meet as many people as possible and learn as much as you can about their lives.