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ACES in Italy Leadership Study Tour
Florence, Italy; Rome, Italy (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer Study Tour
Program Dates & Deadlines: Click here to view
Budget Sheets Summer Study Tour
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction:
English
Language Requirement:
None
Internship:
No
Illinois Sponsor:
ACES
Credit or Not for Credit:
For credit
Program Description:

ACES Leadership Study Abroad Trip

Rome & Florence, Italy

*Preference is given to students enrolled in the Leadership Minor
Rome FC 1
 

Program Overview
Program will consist of cultural and historic lectures as well as study tours and excursions. Itinerary is subject to change.


Program Fees

For an Unofficial Budget of this program, please scroll to the top of this page and find the box labeled “Budget Sheets” and click on the semester during which you want to participate. Please read through the Unofficial Budget information which also includes information on Financial Aid and Scholarships.

 See Budget Sheet listed above!

*Fees are subject to change due to exchange rate fluctuations and the number of participants.

Total cost is ESTIMATED and is BEFORE scholarships.

Estimated Cost
See budget worksheet above. Cost are before scholarships. Scholarship through the College of ACES are available for ACES students.


Scholarship and Financial Aid Opportunities

Financial aid can be applied to the cost of the program. The amount of financial aid that is applicable to study abroad will depend on your financial aid package. Since there are many variables that determine how your financial aid package applies to study abroad, it is best that you consult with the study abroad financial aid advisor in the Office of Student Financial Aid to discuss your individual financial aid package.  Their email and more information on Financial aid can be found at academics.aces.illinois.edu/study-abroad/financial-aid
 
Eligible students may receive additional scholarships toward the program cost.  The amount varies depending on the program destination.  Scholarship amounts are announced when program fees for each program are announced.  Non-ACES 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, go to http://studyabroad.illinois.edu/outgoing-students/costs-scholarships/.
 
ACES Students are eligible for additional funding through their college. More information about ACES scholarships including the application can be found at academics.aces.illinois.edu/study-abroad/scholarships
 
For more information about general costs, please watch the First Steps Cost, Financial Aid, and Scholarship videos found here for tips and advice: http://studyabroad.illinois.edu/outgoing-students/first-steps/.


Withdrawal Policy

To change to a different program during the application process, please e-mail aces-studyabroad@illinois.edu. 

To withdraw or cancel your participation in a study abroad program, please visit this link to view the Withdrawal and Refund Policy (academics.aces.illinois.edu/study-abroad/policies)  

 


Passport/Visa Information

You must have a valid passport to participate on this program with at least two blank VISA pages. 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.  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.

More information about passports and visas can be found at academics.aces.illinois.edu/study-abroad/passports-visas


Application Information

First Steps Info Session 
Read the First Steps content found on our website (http://studyabroad.illinois.edu/outgoing-students/first-steps/) 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!  
More information about passports and visas can be found at academics.aces.illinois.edu/study-abroad/passports-visas

Application Process
Click the "Apply Now" button on this web page to apply. Note that you will be charged a non-refundable application fee by clicking "Apply Now".
 
You may only apply to one program per term. Please consider your program options carefully before beginning a new program application.  Each time you click "Apply Now" you will be charged a non-refundable application fee.

Application Components
Program applications vary. This ACES-sponsored, faculty-led course abroad applications may include:Personal essay questions

  • Photocopy of passport
  • Signature verification form
  • Official Transcript
  • Online questionnaires

Deadlines
All requirements must be completed by the Study Abroad Office deadlines: online materials are due by 11:59 PM on the deadline date; paper materials are due by 4:45 PM the following business day.  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.


Health, Safety, Pre-Departure
 

The health and safety of students abroad is something that the University of Illinois takes very seriously, which is why the Study Abroad Office provides services that range from international insurance coverage to a 24-hour phone line to speak to an Advisor on Duty. These services can be found at http://international.illinois.edu/resources/safety-security/index.html.
 
Vaccinations and Health
Once you have been accepted into the program you need to get a health consultation at McKinley Health travel and immunization unit (mckinley.illinois.edu/medical-services/immunization-allergy-travel-clinic) to discuss what immunization you need, get a travel kit, etc. See also www.cdc.gov/travel.

Pre-Departure Resources
The UIUC Study Abroad website (http://studyabroad.illinois.edu/) and the ACES Study Abroad website (academics.aces.illinois.edu/study-abroad/current-students) both provide a variety of pre-departure information. Explore both sites for information such as travel plans, what to pack, money abroad, transportation, communicating with family members while abroad, and even what to do the day of your departure.



Contact Information

Faculty Director
Dr. David Rosch
Associate Professor
Agricultural Leadership Education
1.217.244.2134
email: dmrosch@illinois.edu
http://aged.illinois.edu/directory/dmrosch
http://illinoisleaderlab.org/


ACES Academic Programs
123 Mumford Hall, MC-710
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: (217) 333-3380
Email: aces-studyabroad@illinois.edu


Walk-in hours:  2-4pm Tuesdays and Thursdays and 9:30-11:30am Wednesdays.
 
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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer Study Tour 2017 02/15/2017
02/15/2017 TBA TBA
Summer Study Tour 2018 12/01/2017 01/10/2018 05/14/2018 05/25/2018

Indicates that deadline has passed