George Washington University - USA Opportunities
USA opportunity for all HAPP Students
George Washington University, Washington DC
*New* exchange opportunity for HAPP students in George Washington University. This a one semester exchange (either S1 or S2) available to all HAPP students. Two exchange places are offered each year. Priority will be given to students taking Single Honours in Politics, International Politics and Conflict Studies, or Politics, Philosophy and Economics; however the exchange opportunity will be opened up to other HAPP students should these spaces not be taken
All QUB Undergraduate Exchange Students coming to GW are required to purchase the GW Student Health Insurance Plan, and will be responsible for all costs associated with that coverage.
To access the Office for Study Abroad website page at The George Washington University please click here
As provided by GW
- QUB students will be charged the cost of QUB accommodation and will pay that to QUB rather than to George Washington University
Cost of Living
- Books & supplies $ 665
- Local transportations $540
- Personal expenses $ 675
- Medical Insurance: $ 1,644. Students are required to take out the GW health insurance plan. Those who wish to opt out of GW health insurance coverage must submit an online waiver and show proof of alternative medical insurance that meets GW’s minimum standards. This opt-out must be completed by GW’s designated deadline for the semester of study.
For Visa purposes you need to show you have enough in your bank (or a combination of bank accounts) to cover accommodation and board and incidentals. These amount are usually higher than you will actually spend. GW recommends $ [TBA] dollars (includes air flights).
Attend an Information Session about the programme
The Programme Director, Dr Maruška Svašek, firstname.lastname@example.org, organises two information sessions, one in the Autumn and one around February. You will be informed by email when these information sessions take place. After the sessions, you will be asked to send an expression of interest form to Ms Tricia Lock, email@example.com.
Expression of Interest Form
Ranking of Preferred Destination(s)
Brief statement (approximately 500 words) outlining which university/universities you wish to attend, why you want to take part in the exchange, and how you will benefit from the experience
Due: 15 March, 2019 by 4 PM
International Exchange Bursary Application Form
Listing of three key objectives for participating in the exchange
250-400 statement on how participation in the exchange will add value to your degree
Must be approved by your Advisor of Studies and then the completed form will need to be forwarded by you to Dr. Svašek (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Due: 20 March 2019 by 4 PM