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  • Locations: Gwangju Gyeonggi, South Korea; Seoul, South Korea; Sokcho, South Korea
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Program Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: KU applicants only
  • 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, 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: 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

 

Freeman Foundation East Asia Internship Award

Undergraduate or graduate students who are US citizens or permanent residents may apply for a Freeman Foundation East Asia Internship Award of $2,500 to $4,000 for the summer 2018 program. The priority deadline to apply is January 15th.    
 

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. 2 Recommendations
        e. Authorization to Release Student Information
        f. Student Conduct Verification
        g. Financial Aid Questionnaire        
        h. Applicants will also complete an interview with the program directors in early December.

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



Program Ratings:
Overall Experience:
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Academic Experiences:
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Cultural Experience:
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Program Reviews:
Summer 2015 Participant
I felt that the most rewarding part of the experience was meeting the students, listening to their stories and observing their daily routines, and in return having their curiosity and attention when we were teaching. Not many of us in the program had a background in education, and therefore were self-conscious about trying to teach students with such academic rigor. But I feel that both sides came out of the experience positively impacted.

Mandeep Kaur Ballagan, Summer 2016 Participant
The most rewarding element of this program was forming and creating bonds with the students. Many of the students were shy when they first approached us and were insecure about their English speaking skills and it was the most rewarding thing breaking them out of that initial shyness and seeing them grow more confident in their English speaking abilities.

Summer 2017 Participant
Manage your time well. Go into the program knowing that there is a significant amount of work to complete, but that this work is definitely doable if you commit yourself. Additionally, communicate with the other members of your practicum, as good relationship with them is key to your success as a student teacher at Kyunghwa. The most important thing I found, however, is the importance of embracing new cultural experiences - try new food, step out of your native language, make conversation, take the subway to new places on the weekends - reaching out of your comfort zone is what will truly make this experience memorable.


This program is currently not accepting applications.