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Engineering- ENG/LAST 440 and LAST 550 Honduras
Llano Largo, Honduras (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Winter Break
Program Dates & Deadlines: Click here to view
Restrictions: Illinois applicants only
Budget Sheets Winter Break
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction:
English
Language Requirement:
None
Internship:
No
Housing:
Host Family
Illinois Sponsor:
ENG
Credit or Not for Credit:
For credit
Program Description:

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Llano Largo, Honduras

ENG/LAST 440 and LAST 550

 

Honduras Ann

OVERVIEW

Students will travel to rural Honduras over Winter Break to assist a recipient community in designing a new potable water system. This travel is performed in conjunction conjunction with ENG440/LAST440/LAST550 HWP, Real-World Design: Honduras Water Project course.


ELIGIBILITY

  • 3.0 GPA minimum
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Concurrent Enrollment in ENG440/LAST440/LAST550 or permission of instructor
  • No foreign language requirement for this program
  • Passport valid for 6 months after program dates and with at least two blank visa pages
  • Visa may be required.
  • Open to Non-Engineering
 

ACADEMICS

Help design and implement a water distribution system and health program in a rural Honduran community. By working closely with professional mentors you will work through every stage of the project and have the opportunity to travel to Honduras during Winter Break 2018.  Open to all majors, all levels.
 
 
ENG440/LAST440/LAST550 Course
All accepted students must participate in orientation meetings and enroll in a Spring 2018 course, ENG441/LAST441/LAST550.

 
For inquiries about the course, contact Ann-Perry Witmer at awitmer@illinois.edu. 

 

COSTS

For the costs associated with this program, please scroll to the top of this page and find the box labeled “Budget Sheets” and click on the term during which you want to participate.
 
Financial Aid
Financial aid can be applied to the cost of the program.  The applicable amount depends on your financial aid package.  For information, please visit https://www.osfa.illinois.edu/process/study-abroad or email finaidstudyabroad@illinois.edu.

Scholarships
 

HOW TO APPLY

  International Programs in Engineering (IPENG) Application: 
  1. Click the Apply Now button at the top-right of this page to apply.  You may only apply to one program per term. Log in with your UIUC netid and password. Once you start the application you will be charged a non-refundable application fee.
  2.  Submit all application materials by the deadline listed below.  
Online materials are due by 11:59 pm (CST) on the deadline date; paper materials are due by 4:45 pm (CST) the following business day.
 
After the application deadline, we will review all completed applications and nominate students for available spots in each exchange program. Application decisions are released two to three weeks after each deadline.
 

HOUSING

Participants live and work together with faculty and mentors in a remote community.  Sleeping areas typically are house floors with mats.  At least one faculty or mentor is with the student team at all times in the field.  Local guides always accompany teams around the village. 
 

PROGRAM CHANGES & WITHDRAWING APPLICATION

If you need to change the program you applied to or withdraw your application, please refer to the Withdraw, Cancellation and Refund Policy for the procedure and the fees that will be incurred.


CONTACT INFORMATION

International Programs in Engineering (IPENG)
210 Engineering Hall
1308 West Green Street
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: (217) 244-0054
Email: ipeng@illinois.edu
http://engineering.illinois.edu/ipeng

 

Hours:  Mondays – Thursdays 1:00 pm - 4:00 PM (CST) Walk-ins
                 Otherwise by appointment, to schedule an appointment please visit https://my.engr.illinois.edu/advising/

 

 
 



Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter Break 2017-2018 10/05/2017 10/09/2017 01/04/2018 01/14/2018