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  • Locations: La Fortuna, Costa Rica; Monteverde, Costa Rica; San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Program Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Cost: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program Coordinator: Angela Perryman, Laura Leonard
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA Eligibility: 2.5 GPA
Open to Non-KU students: Yes Open to graduate students: 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. Unofficial Transcript or Advising Report
        d. 1 Recommendation
        e. Authorization to Release Student Information
        f. Student Conduct Verification
        g. 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:
Jaylyn Dana Jenks, Summer 2016 Participant
My favorite part was getting to go abroad with a group of people I didn't know and have new experiences with them. It was awesome learning about an education in another country. It was amazing to go to different schools and meet students from Costa Rica.

Belicia Mariann Wilcoxen, Summer 2019 Participant
Some elements I found most rewarding are one, getting to know students. In each school that we went to we got to engage with students in some way, playing soccer, reading, playing or talking with them. Building that bond between the students and I was unbelievable. The questions they asked us were so meaningful. Another element I found rewarding was being apart of something bigger. I enjoyed how I was able to make a tiny difference in those childs lives by just being there and talking with them.

Summer 2015 Participant
My favorite part of this program was getting to interact with the local children in the schools. Even though we had a language barrier, it did not stop us from playing together.


This program is currently not accepting applications.