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UK Partner: Spanish Immersion in Mexico - Winter (Sol)
Oaxaca, Mexico
Program Terms: Winter
The Education Abroad at UK deadline for adding this program has passed. To determine if it is still possible to add this program to your Education Abroad Application, please contact your Education Abroad Advisor or Education Abroad at UK (EducationAbroad@uky.edu).
Fees and Policies Winter
Fact Sheet:
 Experience Type:
Study Abroad
 Area of Study:
Spanish Language
 Course Language:
Spanish
 Minimum Language Requirement:
Multiple Levels
 Housing Options:
Homestay
 Eligibility:
Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
 Minimum GPA:
2
 Student Type:
Undergraduate students only
 Advisor:
http://www.uky.edu/international/the_team
 UK Travel Medical Insurance:
Provided by program partner
Program Description:

Although some areas of Mexico are currently under a U.S. State Department Travel Warning, the specific location of this program is NOT included in that warning. Eligible UK students may participate in the programs in this program with full support from the University. The University requires that all students on this program submit supplemental materials regarding this information PRIOR to Education Abroad application acceptance for this program. It is important to understand that should the Travel Warning change to include the locations of this programs there might be additional application requirements that must be completed in order to maintain University support for participation in the program.

**There are supplemental application forms for all applicants on this program. Contact your Education Abroad Advisor before applying for this program.**

 

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Sol EA Mexico Winter
 

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Eligibility

This program is open to undergraduate students from all academic disciplines.

Academic Credit

  • Students will earn transfer credit from one of two universities: the University of Oaxaca or Meso-American University. For all successfully completed courses, the credit hours, course title and course equivalency will be indicated on the UK transcript. Students must complete the coursework during this program according to the established guidelines by the institution the student attends.  The grades earned will be important to progression in future academic endeavors, including graduate or professional school. However, the grades earned will NOT be indicated on the UK transcript. For more information visit the Education Abroad Academic Credit website.

  • PRIOR to participating in this program, students must complete an Academic Approval Form (AAF). The AAF indicates how the courses will be used, or course equivalency, once they are transferred back to UK. Instructions on how to complete the AAF are included in the application materials.  
  • Upon completion of the term abroad, the transcript should be sent to the Education Abroad at UK office. Once received, the Education Abroad staff will coordinate the transfer of credits to UK.

  • All students will be enrolled in ISP 599: Study Abroad (1 credit hour) during their term abroad.

Housing & Meals

  • Housing is available with homestay families, families in apartment-style living arrangements or independent housing.
  • Meals are dependent upon the type of housing selected. 

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Students are strongly encouraged to explore all funding opportunities for programs abroad. There are numerous opportunities available based on the area of study, program type, length, and country of destination. 

  • Many financial aid packages (scholarships, loans and grants) used for on-campus study can be applied to education abroad programs. Students who qualify for financial aid should consult with their UK Financial Aid counselor as soon as possible to apply for funding.

  • The  Education Abroad at UK Scholarship - The campus-wide Selection Committee awards need-based scholarships to UK students in the amounts of $750, $1,000 and $1,500. The deadline application materials is March 1 for Summer/Fall programs and October 1 for Spring/Winter programs.

  • All Sol Education Abroad students at UK will receive an automatic $100 off of their program fee!
     
  • The Sol Education Abroad Scholarship - Hispanic Studies majors and minors accepted to a Sol Education Abroad program will be considered. Awards are available for Fall, Spring, Winter, Academic Year and Summer programs. Students must complete the above Education Abroad at UK Scholarship application. Student will be considered based on need, major/minor, and acceptance to a Sol Education Abroad program.

For more information about scholarship and funding opportunities, please visit the Education Abroad at UK Financial Aid & Scholarships resource page.

Applications

  • Students must complete two applications to participate in this program - one to Education Abroad at UK and one to Sol Education Abroad. For the Sol Education Abroad partner application visit Sol Education Abroad Website.

Program Costs

  • Costs and cancellation policies vary by program, so it is important to review this information very carefully. For more information on program costs, please see the "Fees and Policies" information page (the link is in the program header at the top of this website).
Passport & Visa Requirements
  • U.S. passport holders are not required to obtain a visa for participation on this program. Participants who wish to extend their stay in the country beyond the program start and end dates must investigate the visa regulations at the Embassy of Mexico.

Travel Medical Insurance

All participants of this program will be enrolled in travel medical insurance via the partner provider, Sol Education Abroad.

Participants wishing to travel before of after the official program dates are strongly encouraged to purchase additional coverage for the extended dates via Education Abroad at UK. Please see the Education Abroad Health & Safety webpage for more information. There is an option to purchase the extended coverage in the application.

For More Information

For additional information about this program, please contact:

  • EA Advisors assist students according to academic major. To find your EA Advisor visit the EA Contact website.
     
  • EA Peer Ambassadors, Education Abroad Resource Center, 315 Bradley Hall

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Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
 
The Education Abroad at UK deadline for adding this program has passed. To determine if it is still possible to add this program to your Education Abroad Application, please contact your Education Abroad Advisor or Education Abroad at UK (EducationAbroad@uky.edu).