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|Program Director:||Francis, Sarah, Reddy, Manju||ISU Course:||FSHN 496, GLOBE 496|
|Language of Instruction:||English||Online Course Catalog Available:||No|
Course: FSHN 496 or GLOBE 496 (1 credit for spring; 3 credits for summer). Class will meet for pre-departure orientation beginning March 3, 2014 (Monday evenings).
Group leaders: Dr. Manju Reddy (firstname.lastname@example.org), Dr. Sarah Francis (email@example.com)
Informational Meetings - Please come to one of the meetings below to find out more about this great program!
Wednesday, November 13, 12pm-1pm, 262 Lagomarcino Hall
Monday, November 18, 5pm-6pm, 135 MacKay Hall
Program fee: $4,700.00 which includes airfare, lodging, program transportation, all entrance fees, program coordination, India visa, most meals and required CISI health and emergency insurance). If you purchase your own airline ticket, you will be billed the program fee less the cost of the airline ticket.
Other Fees - 1) $10 program application fee to the Ag Study Abroad office; 2) $105 study abroad administrative fee charged by Study Abroad Center; 3) ISU tuition and fees for 3 credits during summer 2014
Out of Pocket Personal Cost - 1) passport which costs $135 if you don't already have one; 2) immunizations (varies based on where you go in the country, what you already have, and what insurance policy you have - approx. $500), 3) there are also other personal costs, such as some meals, snacks, and souvenirs, etc (approx. $350).
Program fee, ISU tuition and fees, and the $105 administrative fee will be applied directly to students' Ubill .
ISU Summer Tuition and Fees: approximately $852 for ISU tuition and $150 in fees, plus a $105 study aboad admin fee (charged by study abroad center in 3224 MU).
There will be a CALS tuition scholarship available for Summer Tuition for CALS students, but not fees, you will still need to pay fees. CHS students will probably also receive a tuition reimbursement from CHS.
If you are in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and a first time traveler, contact Jodi Cornell at firstname.lastname@example.org to see how you can get the cost of your passport reimbursed.
Program prerequisites: Undergraduates from any Colleges at ISU; preference will be given to students who can express a strong interest in integrated agriculture, food systems, nutrition and health, particularly in India.
Criteria for selection:
3.0 GPA or higher preferred. Willingness to work with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds, keen interest in learning about and working in a developing nation, must have stamina and be willing to prepare for long, active days in the warm environment of southern India.
Due to interaction with children, background checks on students may be necessary through ISU's Youth Programs policies. If required, students must pass a background check to be eligible for the program.
Completion of an interview may also be required.