|Restrictions:||Illinois applicants only|
|Language of Instruction:||English||Language Requirement:||None|
|Illinois Sponsor:||LAS, Study Abroad Office (campus-wide)||Credit or Not for Credit:||For credit|
Delhi & Ranchi, India
Withdrawal, Change of Program, or Cancellation Policies
Group Flight: As part of the Program Fee, the SAO will organize a group flight for this course, as long as there are more than 10 participants. All group flights will be departing from and arriving at O'Hare Airport. Very few exceptions are made for opting out of the group flight.
Application Requirements: UIUC undergrads
Languages of Instruction: English
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This course is worth 3 credits.
On-campus meetings: Begin 2nd 8 weeks of the Fall 2013 term, time/location TBD.
Program Dates: December 27, 2013 - January 13, 2014.
*Program dates and fees are subject to change due to exchange rate fluctuations and the number of participants.
Housing: Hotels or private guest houses
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First Steps Info Session
Watch the First Steps videos found on our website or attend a First Steps Info Session in person. These resources will get you thinking about important themes to consider before selecting a program including: academics, housing, duration, location, and cost. You will learn how to research a program, understand cost (with a segment on scholarships and financial aid too), and even how to apply! First Steps for the Fall 2013 semester will be held Monday through Thursday from 4-5pm in 101 International Studies Bldg.
Apply for this program through the Study Abroad Office. In order to determine if program expenses will be Financial Aid eligible, please contact the Office of Student Financial Aid at 217-333-0100 as soon as possible. All participants are expected to adhere to the policies and procedures of the University of Illinois Study Abroad Office.
Click the "Create App" button on this web page to apply. Note that you will be charged a non-refundable $25 application fee by clicking "Create App."
You may apply to only one program per term. Please consider your program options carefully before beginning a new program application, as you will be charged a non-refundable $25 application fee each time you begin a new program application by clicking "Create App."
Program applications vary. All course abroad applications include:
- An official Illinois transcript
- Signature Verification Form
- Photocopy of passport or receipt verifying application or renewal of passport
- An essay
- Online questionnaires and online signature documents
- NOTE: No letters of recommendations are required for Courses Abroad
Applications and supporting documents must be submitted by deadlines established by the Study Abroad Office for timely review. The Study Abroad Office reviews program applications as a batch after the deadline has passed. The decision dates listed below indicate the earliest possible date that a student's application may be reviewed. Most decisions will be released two to three weeks after each deadline.
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If the Study Abroad Office nominates or accepts you to the study abroad program you have applied for, the Study Abroad Office will bill your Illinois student account a nonrefundable $305 advance fee. This fee will be deducted from the final cost of your program fees; however, please note that this fee is not refundable should you decide to withdraw from the study abroad program.
PROGRAM FEE 2013-14: $3,650 - $3,850
*Fees are subject to change due to exchange rate fluctuations and the number of participants.
Total cost is ESTIMATED and is BEFORE scholarships.
Program Fee Includes: Round-trip airfare (Chicago-Delhi), in country airfare (Delhi-Ranchi), airport transfers, housing and meals, orientation programs, program excursions, and international health insurance.
Program Fee Does Not Include: Personal expenses while abroad (est. $300) and visa costs (est. $100) if applicable. These are off-budget costs that are estimated and will be expenses that come out of your own pocket. For example, we have estimated $300 for personal expenses, but what you spend while abroad is dependent on your own budget.
2013-14 TOTAL including off-budget expenses and program fee: $4,050 - $4,250
LAS Faculty-Led Course Abroad Scholarship:
All students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences receive a scholarship ($300-$1,000) toward the program cost. The amount varies depending on the program destination. Non-LAS students should contact their college about scholarship opportunities.
All participants should also apply for the Illinois for Illinois (I4I) Study Abroad Undergraduate Scholarship. For more information, click here. If you are a non-LAS student, be sure to contact your college about any possible scholarship opportunities.
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All withdrawals must be made by email to the Study Abroad Office. Online withdrawals without emails may result in extra charges. Withdrawal by 5:00 pm on the application deadline loses only the $25 application fee. Withdrawal after having been accepted to the program loses the $305 advance payment. After committing to the program, the student is responsible for all costs incurred.
To change an application, an applicant must withdraw from the original application and start another one. Such withdrawals will lose the original $25 application fee. To avoid confusion and double charges, all changes should be accompanied by an email to the Study Abroad Office.
If a student is denied, they lose only the $25 application fee. If the University of Illinois cancels a program, the student loses the application fee but will receive a full refund of the advance payment and any other billed expenses.
You must have a valid passport to participate on this program. If you do not already have a passport, or if it needs to be renewed, you must begin that process now, even before program acceptance.
You may also be required to get a visa for your program (U.S. students need a visa). Please consult the host country’s consulate website or a visa agency to determine whether or not a visa is required to travel to your destination country or countries.
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For any questions you may have or for more detailed information on the program, please contact the faculty leader, Professor Mithilesh Mishra or Kara Porter in the Study Abroad Office (SAO). The SAO is located at:
910 S. Fifth Street
112 International Studies Building
Champaign, IL 61820
Hours of operation: Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 4:45pm. We are closed on holidays and when classes are not in session.
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