International Travel Opportunity for CSC Students

Do you want to travel to the Dominican Republic?  Two Connors State College students will be in May of 2015!  It could be you!!! 

You are invited to apply for participation in the Oklahoma Study Abroad Program. Two students will be selected to represent Connors State College (CSC) as part of an historic co-operative of 14 Oklahoma community colleges traveling to the Dominican Republic in May 2015.  A major objective of this service learning program is to provide deserving students, who have not previously traveled internationally due to financial reasons, this opportunity.  Half of the cost for travel ($1,250/student) will be funded by CSC.  The selected students are responsible for raising the additional funds needed to cover the remaining travel cost and any other program expenses ($1,250+/student).  CSC will assist the selected students in raising the additional funds needed for this program.  Participating students will be required to conduct a campus/community service project upon return to complete the program.

CSC OK Study Abroad Representatives must meet the following qualifications:

  • Student must not have traveled outside the U.S.
  • Student must be in good academic standing.
  • Student must enroll at CSC for the 2014-2015 academic year.
  • Student must have a completed FAFSA on record with CSC. – This information will be used to judge the financial need of the applying student.
  • Student must provide evidence of a valid passport or submission of a passport application by this application’s deadline.
  • Student must attend the Recognition Luncheon at the OACC Annual Conference on October 9, 2014 in Midwest City, OK.
  • Student must submit a typed 250 word personal interest statement describing your reasons for applying and the benefits you will receive as a representative in the Oklahoma Study Abroad Program.
  • Student must submit two reference letters from an instructor, employer, or personal friend. – Reference letters must not be from members of the CSC OK Study Abroad Selection Committee or the student’s family.
  • Students selected as finalists must complete an interview with the selection committee to be scheduled September 10, 11, or 12.

 

Application Deadline: Friday, September 5, 2014 No Exceptions

To apply contact Greg Broussard at greg.broussard@connorsstate.edu.  Return a completed hardcopy of the attached application by the deadline.   Only application packets which are completed and meet the required qualifications by the deadline will be considered.   No digital (emailed, text, ect.) applications will be accepted.

Broussard will be available to answer questions about this program in Warner on Monday, August 25, from 9-11 a.m. and 1pm in EDB 110, and on Wednesday, August 27, at the Muskogee Port campus from 9-11 a.m. and 1pm in MNE 9.

The deadline is rapidly approaching!  Apply Now!