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  • Locations: Cusco, Peru; Lima, Peru; Paracas, Peru
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • 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 Study Abroad Program Coordinator: Mari Keyser
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: No 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. Authorization to Release Student Information
        e. Student Conduct Verification
        f. 1 Recommendation
        g. Financial Aid Questionnaire

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:
Jessica A Whitfill, Summer 2016 Participant
Having some exposure to Spanish would definitely make you feel more comfortable in most environments. I would also say future students should take care of themselves before they leave for the trip. I started out a bit sick, and it was hard to get back to feeling well, especially when we arrived in Cusco, at a fairly high elevation. The best advice I can give would be to relax, go with the flow, and remain flexible, a lot can happen with all of the traveling, but staying organized and calm will only help the process along.

Summer 2018 Participant
Visiting CASP was the most rewarding part of the trip, getting to learn firsthand how the students with different abilities are taught in Peru.

Summer 2018 Participant
Throughout this program I learned a lot about different teaching strategies for individuals with a different range of abilities. The staff at CASP strives to involve the family in the education process and teach their students practical life skills that will prepare them to be independent members in society and contribute to their families and live lives of their own.


This program is currently not accepting applications.