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  • Locations: Amsterdam, Netherlands; Berlin, Germany
  • Program Terms: Spring- Embedded
  • Restrictions: PSU applicants only
Program Description:
 

Program Overview     


This program is part of the Sheetz Fellows program at Penn State Altoona. It is a requirement of this program for participating students who are from different majors to study abroad. This students in the program are Juniors and Seniors at the time that they travel abroad. This faculty led program provides the students with the opportunity to apply their in class learning over three or four years to hand's on experience with businesses, small and large, in Europe. This cohort of students has already worked with businesses in the US prior to travel, so can deepen their appreciation for the complexity of business creation across the world. 


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Eligibility
Housing and Meals
Program Costs
Financial Aid & Scholarships
More Information
How to Apply
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Eligibility


Any pre-requisite courses are established by the faculty leader or department hosting the course.  The following have been listed as pre-requisites for consideration to enroll in this course and travel on the embedded education abroad program:
  • Prerequisite: This program is only open to Junior and Senior level students. To stay in good standing, they need to have successfully completed their coursework and mandatory volunteer work to date, and to hold a 3.0 GPA.
  • This program is open only for Sheetz Fellows, which is only open to Penn State Altoona students from all majors. 
  • Admission in the course and permission to travel with the group are at the discretion of the faculty leader and/or academic department hosting the course.  Academic standing and disciplinary or conduct issues may impact eligibility.

Housing and Meals


During the embedded travel component, housing will consist of - Information regarding housing is not available at this time.


Program Costs



Students pay regular Penn State tuition (either in-state or out-of-state) for the credits associated with the embedded course.  Travel costs, lodging, meals, excursions, and other fees are determined by the program budget which is set by the program leader.  Please consult the program leader for additional information.
 

Financial Aid & Scholarships


Global Programs administers a scholarship that is specifically designated to support students studying abroad on embedded courses.  The scholarship is competitive, and the deadlines to apply are strictly enforced.  Please review the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Scholarship eligibility, deadlines, and application process.
 

For More Information



For more information about this course, please contact the program coordinator: Elizabeth Seymour by emailing ems22@psu.edu
 

How to Apply


 The process for enrolling in an embedded course varies according to the instructor and/or department.  The program leader has indicated that in order to enroll in the course and travel component, students must be interviewed for admission into the Sheetz Program their sophomore year. The interview process is with the faculty of the program and the board.


Studying Abroad with a Disability


Many students with disabilities successfully study abroad each year. Please note that other cultures may have different attitudes and available accommodations regarding disabilities. While we cannot guarantee the accessibility of all program sites and locations, specific accommodations may be arranged in consultation with our office, the Student Disability Resources office, and our partners abroad. To prepare for success, students are strongly encouraged to research the country and program location to consider if and how they will manage their disabilities abroad in advance of selecting a program. Students with disabilities and other diverse backgrounds can begin their research on our Diversity Awareness Abroad page.
 

 

 

 



Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring- Embedded 2018 08/22/2017
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Rolling Admission 03/04/2018 03/12/2018
NOTE: The application deadline date is NOT as it appears above. Please contact the program coordinator Elizabeth Seymour by emailing ems22@psu.edu if you are interested in applying for this embedded program.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

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