Study in a foreign country! You could be like Zack Rupp, who studied in spring 2015 in Canterbury, England, after receiving KCC's Study Abroad scholarship.
Read about Zack's experience on his blog Across the Blog.
Listen to Zack's WKCC interview with James Jones on this podcast.
Study literature, history, art, politics
The program gives you a better understanding of other cultures by offering the opportunity to study literature, history, art and politics in a foreign land.
Choose from short-term summer programs and semester-long programs in
- Salzburg, Austria (fall, spring or summer)
- San Jose, Costa Rica (summer only)
- Canterbury, England (fall or spring)
- Dijon, France (summer only)
- Hyderabad, India (summer only)
- Carlow, Ireland (fall or spring)
- Seville, Spain (fall, spring or summer)
This opportunity is available through KCC's participation in the Illinois Consortium for International Studies and Programs. The ICISP website has more information.
To apply, you must have
- completed at least 12 semester hours of college credit courses at KCC
- completed ENGL 1613 with at least a "B"
- a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75.
Program application deadlines are April 1 for the following fall semester and Oct. 1 for the following spring semester. Summer term deadlines vary, depending on the program selected. Study abroad applications are available from Tierra Dixon-Sullivan at 815-802-8518 or at Tdixonfirstname.lastname@example.org
KCC-approved Study Abroad courses may be considered when determining enrollment status for assistance under the Title IV and HEA programs. Enrollment in these courses may be included when applying for financial aid assistance.
A Study Abroad Scholarship is available through the KCC Foundation. Go to the scholarship website for more information, including application deadline dates. Scholarships awarded each spring would be available for use in the upcoming semesters of summer, fall or spring. To be eligible for a Study Abroad Foundation Scholarship, you must intend to earn an associate degree at KCC and have completed 24 semester hours of college credit courses by the time you begin the semester abroad.