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  • Locations: Maringa, Brazil
  • Program Terms: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 05/29/2019 08/06/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
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Program Type: Short Term Faculty Directed Area of Study: Agricultural Education (AGE), Agriculture-General (AGR), Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS)
Minimum Required GPA: 2.0 Language of Instruction: English
Housing Options: Residence Hall Language Courses Offered: No
Internship or Service Learning: None College Designation: COA
Open to Non-MSU Student: Yes MSU Registrar's Term: Spring
Program Description:
Brazil

Overview

Students will get the amazing opportunity to live and study in Maringa, Brazil for two months at our partner University UniCesumar. Students will work side-by-side with experts in agronomy, animal science, animal husbandry, veterinary medicine, and agricultural business in Brazil while gaining practical, hands-on experience in their chosen field of study. You will have an opportunity to learn Portuguese, take technical courses in the Agricultural Sciences in English, and complete a practicum experience working at the university farm, breeding lab, or veterinary clinic; all while completing credit at both universities.

Program Fee: $5,070

Program Fee Includes:

  • Airfare
  • Accommodations
  • In Country Transportation
  • Meals
  • Tuition (transfer from Brazil, 9-12 hours)
Program Fee Excludes:
  • Transportation to/from designated airport
  • Passport/visa fees
  • Ground transportation for personal trips
  • Souvenirs & other personal purchases (e.g. coffee, clothing, etc.)
  • Immunization
Course(s) Offered:
  • TBD 
Maximum Credit Hours: 9-12

Contact:
Christine Sudbrock
Department of Agriculture
CSudbrock@missouristate.edu

Itinerary

Pre-Departure Meeting Dates Pre-Departure Meeting Topic
TBD Students will meet monthly beginning in March to discuss travel logistics, determine the course of study, and learn about Brazilian culture. 
 
Program Itinerary   
May 29 Depart Springfield, MO for Maringa, Brazil
August 6 Depart Maringa, Brazil for Springfield, MO
 
Post-Program Meetings Topic
TBD Students will meet once upon their return to debrief on their experience, and complete post-travel assessment. They will also be invited to present in 100 level agriculture courses on their experiences abroad.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial Aid and scholarships are only available to currently enrolled MSU students. If you are a visiting student from another institution, you will need to work with your home institution Financial Aid Office to identify any available aid.

Scholarships:
The seven colleges at Missouri State University are pleased to announce their respective Study Away Scholarships. A scholarship fund has been established by MSU’s President, International Programs, and the respective college to assist students with their study abroad. Search available college scholarships here!

Other Financial Aid:
Study Away Programs works closely with the Office of Financial Aid to make funding readily available for our study away students.  Before students can schedule an appointment with Financial Aid, you must submit an approved STFD Budget Worksheet to Study Away Programs.

Study Away students may be able to use their institutional aid, grants, or loans for their study abroad.  Students are encouraged to meet with Financial Aid as soon as possible to plan appropriately for their time abroad.  Please request a Study Away Financial Aid Counselor when making an appointment.

Policies

Billing & Procedures

  • Tuition fees are not included in the program fee and will be charged to your University account separately and will be subject to MSU's billing and payment policies.
  • The program fee will be billed within approximately one week of the application deadline.  This fee includes the International Programs Academic Experience Fee. 
  • The program fee is due in full according to the standard program payment deadline (please refer to the "Financial Responsibility, Cancellation, and Withdrawal Policy" signature document). If a student is planning on financial aid to cover some or all program costs, the student must provide documentation to Study Away at least two weeks prior to the program payment deadline.
    • Students who have not paid the MSU portion of the program fee will be withdrawn from the program and dropped from the course.
  • MSU students will be billed through their University accounts.
  • Non-MSU students and program guests must pay through the Study Away storefront.
Cancellation & Refund Policies
  • If a student withdraws from the program, the participant will be liable for 15% of the total program fee, the International Programs Academic Experience Fee, and any non-refundable purchases made on the participant's behalf.
  • When the program begins, no refunds will be issued under any circumstances.

All withdrawals must be complete the STFD Program Withdrawal Form with the Program Director's signature to Study Away Programs, Plaster Student Union 209.