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Program Description:
 

Program Overview     


Participants will be assisting with community development initiatives, working with specialist educators and therapists at a local Special Educational Needs (SEN) school, and at a community center for persons with disabilities, as well as with some of our other longstanding community partners. Service activities will include running health, sports and educational workshops with the students to improve the health and livelihood opportunities for women, youth and people with disabilities in Southern India. Whilst all students are welcome to apply for this program, it will be of particular interest to students with a health, sports, or community development background. All of our projects are led by the needs of the local community, and both contribute to and are reported against the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).

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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:
  • No pre-requisites
  • This course is open to students enrolled in health care, sports & nutrition. 
  • 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: housing information 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 Embedded Programs Scholarship eligibility, deadlines, and application process.

For More Information



For more information about this course, please contact the program leader: Anne Devney, by emailing amd30@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 contact the program leader, Anne Devney, by emailing amd30@psu.edu.
 

 

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
Fall- Embedded 2019 08/21/2019
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Rolling Admission 12/09/2019 12/22/2019
NOTE: NOTE: The application deadline date is NOT as it appears above. Please contact the program leader Anne Devney by emailing amd30@psu.edu if you are interested in applying for this embedded program.
Fall- Embedded 2020 08/15/2020
08/15/2020 TBA TBA

** 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.

Indicates that deadline has passed