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  • Locations: Sydney, Australia
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Program Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: KU applicants only
  • Program Cost: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 02/15/2020 02/24/2020 06/15/2020 08/09/2020
IMPORTANT DATE INFORMATION: IMPORTANT DATE INFORMATION: Onsite arrival date is 6/15/20. Students must depart U.S. on 6/13/20
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Internship Study Abroad Program Coordinator: Kate Gerken
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA Eligibility: 2.75 GPA
Open to Non-KU students: No Open to graduate students: No
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.
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Application Procedures
Step 1: Complete KU application by Feb. 15th.  Below is a list of the required documents and questionnaires.

  • Statement of Purpose Essay

  • Verification of Minimum GPA Requirement

  • Unofficial Transcript or Advising Report

  • 1 Recommendation -  Academic and/or Professional

  • Authorization to Release Student Information

  • Student Conduct Verification

  • Academic Plan and Approval Form

  • Financial Aid Questionnaire

  • Passport Information Required Reading

CIEE Application Instructions Required ReadingStep 2: Complete CIEE's Sydney Summer Global Internship application by Feb. 15th.    See the CIEE Application Instructions in the Required Readings section of your Jayhawks Abroad account for details.

Program Ratings:
Overall Experience:
1 2 3 4 5
Academic Experiences:
1 2 3 4
Cultural Experience:
1 2 3 4 5
Program Reviews:
Teresa Hoa Dinh, Summer 2012 Participant
Living in a great city like Sydney where I experienced the culture on a daily basis. I really like being able to eat lunch with the Opera House in the background, making use of the public transportation, and living with great people who helped me enjoy my experience to the fullest.

Summer 2013 Participant
The most rewarding part of the program was interning at Sydney ENT and Facial Day Surgical Centre. Each of the employees taught me something different. The knowledge I gained from Sydney ENT was priceless. Working with each patient was an amazing experience.

Jordan Marie Klein, Summer 2012 Participant
I enjoyed the fact that by doing an internship in another country I was able to get experience in my future field and also got to know many of the local people of Australia. I felt that I gained a better appreciation for the culture and people of Australia by working and alongside them.