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  • Locations: Roatan, Honduras
  • Program Terms: Winter Break
  • Program Cost: Winter Break
  • 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: Yes Open to graduate students: Yes
Click here for a definition of this term Fulfills KU Core Advanced Education Goal 4.2 - Culture and Diversity: No
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:
Rena Stair, Winter Break 2018 Participant
The most rewarding part of the program was diving everyday with my group. We all built such a strong bond together and experienced a whole new world 60 ft down.

Rianon M Wallace-Demby, Winter Break 2018 Participant
My favorite part of the program would obviously have to be the diving aspect. I got scuba diving certified in Lawrence, Kansas and did my open-water training in Stockton Lake, Missouri. Diving in the ocean is such a surreal experience, I do not know how to explain it. The reefs, the diversity of organisms, it is awe inducing. At first I was terrified to get into the water, but towards the end of the program when I finally found my rhythm, I did not want to get out of the water.

Rianon M Wallace-Demby, Winter Break 2018 Participant
Since Roatan is on a barrier reef, getting to the dive sites required short boat trips; if you get sea sick easily, I would make sure to stock up on some anti-nausea/ motion sickness medication. We also created a group google drive photo in order to share our photos with each other, so that is something to think about too.


This program is currently not accepting applications.