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  • Locations: Entebbe, Uganda
  • Program Terms: Spring
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
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Program Type: Short Term Faculty Directed Area of Study: Physical Therapy (PTE)
Minimum Required GPA: 2.75 Language of Instruction: English
Housing Options: Hotel Language Courses Offered: No
Internship or Service Learning: Internship College Designation: CHHS
Open to Non-MSU Student: Yes MSU Registrar's Term: Spring
Program Description:
Uganda

Overview

Program Fee: $4,150

Program Fee Includes:

  • Airfare
  • Accommodations
  • In Country Transportation
  • Meals
Program Fee Excludes:
  • In-state tuition for the course(s) itself
  • 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:
  • PTE 804 (2)
Maximum Credit Hours: 2

Contact:
Elizabeth Williamson PT, Ph.D.
Physical Therapy
ewilliamson@missouristate.edu
 

Itinerary

Pre-Departure Meeting Dates Pre-Departure Meeting Topic
Week 1 Blackboard Assignment 1
Week 2-4 Blackboard Assignment 2
Week 5-7 Blackboard Assignment 3
Week 8 Pre-travel meeting 3/6/2018 12:00-2:00
 
Program Itinerary   
March 8 Depart Springfield for Entebbe, Uganda
March 9 Tour of Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services in Uganda. Orientation and meeting of faculty and students at Sure Prospect School.
March 10 Visit tourist attraction in the Entebbe/Kampala area.
March 11 Shopping and lunch at mall, visit Lake Victoria. Finalize preparations for presentations and workshops.
March 12-16 Parental or teacher, therapy intervention workshops and individual interventions. Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services in Uganda experiences. Village outreach activities.
March 17 Day safari to Lake Mburo National Park. Travel debriefing in which students share their experiences 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
March 18 Visit tourist attraction in the Entebbe/Kampala area. Arrive at Entebbe International Airport at 7:30 p.m.
March 19 Arrive in Springfield, Missouri.
 
Post-Program Meetings Topic
March 23 Reflective Assignment Due

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.




This program is currently not accepting applications.