DESTINATION FLORENCE 2019 PROGRAM | Kent State University

DESTINATION FLORENCE 2019 PROGRAM

New this year is a program for Kent State BSCI freshmen:

DESTINATION FLORENCE 2019 PROGRAM

Start your KSU experience on the right track with the “Destination Florence 2019” Program!

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Program Description

The Destination Florence Program is a two-year program for Biological Sciences students that provides a structured path to studying abroad in Florence, Italy in the Spring Semester of 2019. This program, if completed, will allow students to partake in a study abroad experience, provide academic structure to ensure students remain on track to complete their degree in four years, and provide financial support to students in the form of scholarships throughout the two-year program

Below are the scholarships provided and the conditions required to be met to earn each scholarship:

Semester

Scholarship Amount

Conditions

Fall 2017

$100

Acceptance to the program. 

Expected that all participants will participate in specific events throughout the semester.

Spring 2018

$200

Expected that all participants will participate in specific events throughout the semester. 

Must meet with BSCI or Designated College Advisor.

Fall 2018

$200

Expected that all participants will participate in specific events throughout the semester. 

Must meet with BSCI or Designated College Advisor.

Spring 2019

$1,000

Participation in the Spring 2019 Florence, Italy Program.

 

1All Scholarships are rewarded based on the requirement of meeting all conditions listed above.  The Office of International Programs and Education Abroad reserve the right to dismiss any students from the program if any conditions are not met at any time.

2Through out the entirety of the process, all participants must maintain status as a full-time student and maintain a GPA of 2.5.  

Program Fees & Suggested Courses

 

Item

Cost

Program Fee

$2,600

Round Trip Airfare

$1,500

International Health Insurance

$203.25

KSU Tuition 2015-2016

$5,006 In State

$9,106.00 Out of State

Housing

$3,200

Field Trips

$1,450

Total Payable to KSU Bursar

$13,959.25 In State

$18,059.25 Out of State

 

Sophomore Semester

Spring 2019: Florence

Credits

BSCI: Ecology and Natural History of 

Mediterranean Ecosystems

3

BSCI: Science in the Renaissance

3

BSCI 30156: Elements of Genetics

3

BSCI 30157: Genetics Lab

1

CLAS 21405: The Roman Achievement

3

ITAL 15201: Elementary Italian I

4

Total:

17

 

1All costs listed above are estimates based off of the most recent costs for the Florence program. Costs will vary and reflect the costs of Spring 2019.

Questions" Contact

Dr. Kristin Stasiowski

Assistant Dean International Programs and Education Abroad

College of Arts and Sciences, 126 Bowman Hall | 330-672-1809, kstasiow@kent.edu