Your Program Fee for the Journey to Italy: 2014 is $3,500 and will be split into 3 separate payments:
Each accepted Journey Participant will pay a non-refundable $500 depost - this deposit is due asap or one week after notification of acceptance (Please note: your $500 deposit is non-refundable).
Your second payment will be due on March 3 ($1500)
Your final payment will be due on April 1 ($1500)
Your second payment will be due on March 1, and your final payment will be due on April 1. You will need to submit all payments in person to Merla Davis in the College of International Studies in the Chemistry Building on the North Oval, room 112.
Program Fee: $3,500 (Your program fee includes in-country travel, housing, guided tours, some meals (breakfast during the trip time, breakfast and dinner during the stay in Arezzo), and on-site advising and assistance. This price does not include international airfare, passport application and/or renewal fees, additional meals, personal expenses, or OU tuition and fees for 6 credit hours.)
Airfare: $1,200 - $1,500 ($1,500 covered by PITF scholarship) (Please do not book your international flight until your adviser has given you further information.)
OU tuition and fees for 6 credit hours (Students will pay for 6 hours of OU tuition and fees at the rate they are normally charged (resident or non-resident) separately from the program fee.)
Additional meals out / Personal expenses
PITF Scholarship: All accepted Journey to Italy 2014 participants receive a PITF scholarship of $1500 to help offset the cost of international airfare to and from Rome Fiumicino Airport. All applicants must complete a PITF application by February 21 to receive the scholarship. Students with significant financial need should complete both portions of the PITF as extra funds may be distributed on the basis of demonstrated financial need. Check with the bursar about particular scholarships.
2.5 Combined Retained GPA
Passport (valid through six months after return from study abroad)
Completion of Online Application
1 Recommendation from an OU Professor
Summer 2014 Journey to Italy application deadline is February 1, 2014.
Students with a 3.0 or higher GPA and background coursework in Italian or Latin language, literature, or art will be given priority consideration in the application process; however, previous study of Italian is not required as coursework takes place in English. Maturity and independence are also highly regarded qualities in all study abroad applications. A total of 30 OU students will be selected to participate in this year's program.
Start by attending a Study Abroad 101 information session to learn the basics about study abroad as well as your next steps.
Next, come to an advising session with Nicole Bisby to move on to Phase 2!
Walk-in hours: Tuesday 10:00 - 11:00 or Thursday from 2:00 - 3:00
Group Advising: Tuesday and Friday at 2:30
Nicole Bisby, Advisor for OU in Arezzo and Journey Programs
Old Science Hall, Room 223
OU Education Abroad