Application Deadline & Fee

             December 7, 2022; $75                 Application fee is non-refundable.

Program Dates

May 5 - 19, 2023
(2 weeks)

Program Details


Students will visit schools, have conversations with local educators about caring for students, fostering innovation and the emphasis on high academic achievement, and will also tour local attractions.


The students will tour both urban and rural schools, and will visit a community art school where they will have lessons by art masters. Students will also visit local attractions including Angkor Wat.

Indonesia and Malaysia:
During the two weekends of the trip, students will have the opportunity to travel to Bintan, Indonesia and Malacca, Malaysia to explore cultural sites and attractions. School or educational visits may also be included where available.

These locations have been specifically selected due to their exception education performance internationally, their reputation for high quality and innovative educational approaches, and/or their rich culture and history.  


Program Sites:

  • Singapore
  • Cambodia
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia

Anticipated Curriculum

ECFS 208R - Directed Readings - Multicultural Education Experience (1 credit hour)

Accepted students will also complete a pre-departure couse (Spring 2023 Second Block): EDUC 520R - Special Topics in Education - Intercultural Emersion Preparation




Program Requirements*

Must be 18 years of age at the time of departure

Must be School of Education student and/or with a declared education major. Must have at least 30 credits and have completed Introduction to Education (EDEL 1010), EDSC 1010, or equivalent.

Minimum G.P.A.: 2.0

Physical Requirements: The program may require a significant amount of walking on various terrain.

Each international destination has its own Covid-19 rules and it is the travelers responsibility to find out what is required. UVU will not be responsible for covering the cost of hotel quarantine or Covid-19 testing in foreign destinations. Students may be required to test negative for COVID-19 at their own expense by host countries as a condition for entry.

*Accessibility services vary from country to country. Contact the Office of Education Abroad if you require such services.

Estimated Program Fee*

Fee covers in-country housing and transportation, site visits and excursions, some meals, international insurance.


*This cost is tentative and based on the current exchange rate and program plans. This cost may be updated due to exchange-rate fluctuations or program changes.

Additional Estimated Costs

The student is responsible for these additional costs
UVU tuition ($165 per credit hour)
Roundtrip international airfare (approx $1200)
Meals (approx cost for meals not covered by program $200)
Discretionary spending (approx $200)
Passport (approx $165)

Students should be prepared to pay out-of-pocket for possible COVID tests or quarantine stays if required by the host country for entry or exit.

All students are required to pay a $75 non-refundable application fee.


There are some scholarship opportunities that are available from UVU and nationally. These scholarships are competitive and have varying application dates. Please click on the following here for more information.

Financial Aid

Pell Grants and Federal Insured Student Loans may be applied to the program, based on eligibility. Speak to a Financial Aid Advisor for more information (BA 105). 

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Travel Report

Students are strongly encouraged to read the U.S. State Department’s country information webpage for the most up-to-date information on travel advisories, entry, exit, and visa requirements, safety, security, health, and other important travel factors.