California Colleges for International Education (CCIE) has been awarded Full scholarships for Spring Semester 2015 to study in Soonchunhyang University in Korea. These scholarships for only for students from CCIE member colleges. Santa Monica College is a CCIE member college, making our students eligible to apply for this opportunity.
FULL SCHOLARSHIPS TO STUDY IN KOREA FOR FALL 2016: Due
CCIE has been awarded Full scholarships for Fall Semester 2016 to
study in Soonchunhyang University in Korea. These scholarships for only for
students from CCIE member colleges (SMC is a member) who are current with their
dues. The scholarship includes the following:
- airfare (up to $ 700). Students must buy their own
tickets. When they arrive in Korea, there will be a bank account already
in their name with half of the airfare amount reimbursed for their initial
living expenses. When they complete the program, they will receive the
second half of this money.
- room/board (not meals, books or daily expenses)
- weekly living expense support of 150,000 W
(approximately $ 100). It is suggested that students bring with them $ 100
- $ 200 for the first few weeks, especially if they want to travel prior
to the beginning of school.
Students take courses in Korean Language; Korean Cultural
Experience and Heritage; Social & Cultural History of Korea;
Korean/American Relations; Korean Political Economy; Korean Business and
Economics; Understanding Korean Education; Comparative Family Systems. In
addition, students will spend 15 hours per week in the "cultural and
language ambassador" program in which they converse with Korean students
studying at Soonchunhyang University and share cultural information. Academic
credits offered by Soonchunhyang University, which is a fully accredited
university. Students DO NOT NEED TO KNOW ANY KOREAN TO APPLY.
This is not a group study abroad program, but rather an
individually designed program and as such, medical insurance must be obtained
privately by an international insurance provider before arrival on campus. Your
study abroad adviser on campus will be able to assist you with this criteria.
Soonchunhyang University was founded in 1978 and offers
undergraduate programs in 5 colleges: Humanities; Social Sciences; Natural
Sciences; Engineering and Medicine; and Graduate programs in 3 schools:
Graduate School; School of Education and School of Industrial information. The
university is located on Central West Coast of South Korea, and is located
nearby famous resort destinations and cultural attractions. There is a custom
of consuming alcohol, sometimes in excess, including in the dormitories on
For an application, please contact Rosalind Raby at firstname.lastname@example.org
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