Programs : Brochure
- Locations: San Francisco, United States
- Program Terms: Summer
- Restrictions: Elon applicants only
- Dates / Deadlines
|Click here for a definition of this term Class Eligibility:||2-Junior and Above||Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA:||2.5|
|Click here for a definition of this term Language Prerequisite:||None||Click here for a definition of this term Language(s) of Instruction:||All courses in English|
|Click here for a definition of this term Course Prerequisite(s):||None||Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options:||Apartment|
|Click here for a definition of this term Internship Option:||Yes||Click here for a definition of this term Volunteer/Service Opportunities:||Yes|
|Click here for a definition of this term Max Credits To Receive/Transfer:||06||Click here for a definition of this term Disciplines of Classes Available:||Core Capstone Seminar|
|Click here for a definition of this term Program Capacity:||20||Click here for a definition of this term Program Advisor/Manager:||J McMerty|
|Click here for a definition of this term Program Leader 1:||Alyssa Martina||Click here for a definition of this term Need-Based Scholarship:||Yes|
|ELR Unit:||1 unit|
The Elon in San Francisco summer program is an nine-week opportunity for students to take a Core Capstone Course and partake in internships in the innovation capital of the world.
Grades count toward an Elon GPA.
Study USA courses may NOT be taken on an audit or pass/fail basis.
Students participating in Elon in San Francisco have regularly scheduled activities, such as company visits, innovator panel discussions, and mentoring interactions with our alumni working and living in San Francisco.
Summer - Early June to end of July.
Program cost includes tuition, housing, and various programming for students. Transportation and food costs are NOT included.
For full program cost information, please see the budget sheet (coming soon).
GEC Access Scholarships are designed to help provide access for all undergraduate students to participate in an Elon-approved Global Engagement (study abroad or Study USA) program. The application for a GEC Access Scholarship is a questionnaire embedded in the outgoing program application--there is no external application. Please see the GEC Access Scholarship brochure for information on eligibility, conditions, and notification.
For additional information on scholarships or other funding for global engagement, see the Financial Planning for Global Study page.
Students can apply for summer financial aid through Elon University in person in the Office of Financial Planning in the spring semester. Summer financial aid applications are due May 1.
If you qualify for a travel grant through any of the fellows or scholars programs, see the appropriate program director for more information on how to apply the grant to your global engagement program. Visit the Deadlines and Events Calendar for travel grant deadlines.
Applications require a deposit and then an interview and are assessed on a rolling basis. Admission continues until the program is full -- please apply early to increase your chances of admission and to begin your internship search.Please see the date information at the bottom of this page for application deadlines.
Students will participate in a series of MANDATORY orientations during the semester prior to participating in a Study USA experience. These orientations will address issues of academic, logistical, financial, and personal preparation, as well as health and safety.
You are required to attend all pre-departure meetings and/or courses associated with the Study USA program for which you are applying.
Cancelling your participation in a program must be done by email to J. McMerty, email@example.com.For specific payment and cancellation deadlines and informamtion, see the Study USA Payment and Cancellation Policies.
Connect with the GEC, global engagement alumni, and prospective students on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. And keep in touch with us using #ElonGlobal!
Contact Global Ambassadors to learn more from global engagement alumni. Global Ambassadors are GEC student representatives that have participated in one or more study abroad or Study USA programs and have been trained to help you prepare for your own global engagement. They are looking forward to hearing from you!
Questions? Contact the Elon in San Francisco Faculty in Residence, Alyssa Martina for program-specific and course related questions. Contact J McMerty with questions regarding the application process.
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Summer||2018||03/15/2018 **||Rolling Admission||06/01/2018||07/31/2018|
NOTE: Below are the application deadlines for this program. All completed applications are reviewed on a rolling and space-available basis.
Open Period: Sept. 12 to 11:59 p.m., Nov. 16.
Rolling Period: Dec. 5 to 11:59 p.m., March 15.
To guarantee consideration for a GEC Access Scholarship for this program, you must submit the application questionnaire "Apply for a GEC Access Scholarship" by Feb. 15. Scholarship questionnaires submitted after Feb. 15 are not guaranteed consideration and will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
Please view the Payment and Cancellation Policies page for important deadlines.
The start date and end date listed reflect the dates students are expected to arrive in and depart from the host location and reflect the best information available to the Global Education Center. Please do not purchase plane tickets based on these dates. Individual programs will provide updates after your acceptance to the program.
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applications will be reviewed on a space-available basis and applicants will be notified of their application status within two weeks of submission.