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OSU India: Design, Tradition, Survival, Inspiration
All OSU students are required to complete the OSU Online Study Abroad Application. By completing this online application, a non-refundable, $50 application fee will be charged to your OSU student account.
All study abroad and internship applicants are required to pay an application fee. See the Application Fee page for details.
A passport valid for six months beyond your program is required. Apply for a passport immediately if you have not done so already. Visit travel.state.gov for an application.
Please answer the following questions succinctly in one page or less.
1. Why do you want to study design in India?
2. This program will involve collaborating with individuals that have different learning/thinking styles: What will you bring to this collaborative team?
3. What is your past travel experience?
Please submit electronic copies of your essays to Nancy Froehlich (Nancy.Froehlich@oregonstate.edu)by March 1st.
Depending on the number of applications, the program coordinator may request that you interview as a part of the application process.
All students are required to return this form. See the Health Disclosure Form page for details.
Academic Planning Form:
All students are required to complete this form. See the Academic Planning Form page for details.
Attend Site-Specific Orientation:
Prior to departure, during fall term, you will get orientated to the broad spectrum of distinct cohesive rural cultures as well as an introduction to the Gujarati language. We will also discuss ways in which to take a humble, respectful approach to the people we encounter in our travels.
Your program enrolls you in insurance for the duration of your participation. Review the insurance policy and carry additional claim forms and your insurance card with you abroad.
All students are encouraged to visit their primary care provider before going abroad. Information about immunizations and travel health can be obtained from the Travel Medicine Clinic at Student Health Services.
File FAFSA and apply for financial aid for the term(s) of your program.
IDEA will submit a financial aid budget with your estimated cost of attendance to the Office of Financial Aid the term prior to your departure so that your aid award may be adjusted.
Use this form to estimate the total cost of your attendance on the program. Visit the Budget Worksheet page for details.
All study abroad students will need to register for general Overseas Studies credits using the OSU online registration system and a PIN from their academic advisor. IDEA will send students an e-mail from firstname.lastname@example.org with the instructions and CRN, and students are responsible for registering for these credits for the term(s) they are abroad. You will not receive financial aid for the program unless you are registered. To be registered, your account must be free of any hold, and your OSU bill balance must be below $2,200.
Grades and Credits:
This program earns resident credit at OSU. Each course you take must be assessed for how the credit will be applied to your degree program. Save all coursework and syllabi while you are abroad and work with your study abroad advisor to establish your course equivalencies when you return.
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