Program details: London—a world capital rich with famous places and cultural events—where students earn academic credit while integrating their study with excursions to historical, literary, and theatrical sites in and around the city.
In London, participants experience some of the world’s greatest museums, castles, and landmarks such as the Tower of London, the British Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the National Gallery, the Tate Modern Museum of Art, the Freud Museum, Westminster Abbey, and Shakespeare’s Globe Theater.
Added to this are guided visits to sites in Stratford-upon-Avon, Bath, and Salisbury, plus opportunities for numerous other activities while residing for six amazing weeks in the Kensington area of London.
Tentative dates: May 12 – June 20, 2014.
Anticipated curriculum: Ancient Legacies (HONR 2000), Modern Legacies (HONR 2100), Here and Elsewhere: Trans-Atlantic Conversations (ENGL 276R or 373R), Topics in Folklore: British Fairy Tales and Fantasy (ENGL 276R or 474R). All majors are welcome to apply.
Estimated program fee: $4,095. Apply by Friday, December 20, 2013 January 31, 2014.
Program fee covers: Six weeks of housing in London; six-week London Transport pass; excursions in London; group trips to Stratford-upon-Avon, Stonehenge, Salisbury, and Bath; entrance fees for some group activities; tickets to plays in London and Stratford; international health insurance.
Program fee DOES NOT cover: Round-trip airfare (approx. $1,200), UVU tuition (approx. $160 per credit hour), meals (except for some meals on excursions), passport, discretionary spending, optional side trips, and independent travel.
Application deadline: Friday, January 31, 2014. Submit online application , two online letters of reference , $195 non-refundable application fee, and $300 program deposit. If you miss the deadline, you are still welcome to apply until the program is full, but please note that the program fee will be higher and space may be limited. Application materials are available at uvu.edu/international/isp/forms .
Tuition Waivers: UVU Employee & Employee Dependent Tuition Waivers may be applied for up to six credits of ISP tuition.
Financial aid: Pell grants and Federal Insured Student Loans may be applied to this program, based on eligibility. Applicants must have a current FAFSA form on file at the Financial Aid Office (BA105) and complete all necessary application forms for financial aid.
Scholarships: ISP will provide need-based scholarships to qualified participants.