STUDY ABROAD DUKEENGAGE Student Guidelines for ‘Hybrid’ Summer 2010 Programs DUKE IN BRAZIL DUKE IN RUSSIA GENERAL POLICIES Duke Global Education Office for Undergraduates GEO U formerly Offic

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					              STUDY ABROAD/ DUKEENGAGE
     Student Guidelines for ‘Hybrid’ Summer 2010 Programs
                         DUKE IN BRAZIL * DUKE IN RUSSIA

GENERAL             Duke Global Education Office for Undergraduates (GEO-U, formerly "Office of Study
POLICIES            Abroad)/DukeEngage summer ‘hybrid’ programs are only available for Duke
                    undergraduates who have completed their first year.
                    Hybrid summer program applicants must complete both the GEO-U and DukeEngage
                    online applications.
                    Students must attend all required information and pre-departure meetings and
                    workshops for the hybrid program.
                    Academic credit is only earned through completion of the study abroad portion of the
                    hybrid program. No credit will be given for the DukeEngage component.
                    Students may not apply to only the DukeEngage portion of the program; they must
                    apply to the full hybrid program.

FINANCES           GEO-U: Students must pay the tuition for the summer program ($5,136 for a two-credit
                   program) plus a program fee. The program fee varies by location and is listed on the
                   GEO-U website ( For more information on financial aid and
                   scholarship for study abroad, see below as well as the GEO-U website:

                   DukeEngage: All student expenses-- with the exception of airfare and visa fees-- for the
                   DukeEngage component of the hybrid program are paid for by DukeEngage.
                   Scholarship, summer financial aid or fellowship funding is not permitted to pay for any
                   student expenses that occur during the DukeEngage portion of the hybrid program.

FINANCIAL AID Financial Aid is available for the study abroad portion of the program for students who
              are eligible for aid during the academic year. Students are limited to receiving summer
              aid for up to two summer terms, either abroad or on campus, throughout their time at
              Duke. The summer financial aid form is available through the GEO-U on-line
              application. Students receiving a summer financial aid award can request an advance of
              summer aid to pay for pre-program expenses such as airfare by completing the 'Financial
              Aid Advance Form'. Please note that financial aid funding can only be used to pay for
              expenses incurred during the study abroad program that are not covered by DukeEngage.

SCHOLARSHIPS Two summer study abroad scholarships are available through the GEO-U to cover part of
             the study abroad tuition and/or program fees: the Mac Anderson and Babcock.
             Applications are available as part of the GEO-U on-line application. Seniors graduating
             in December 2009 or May 2010, or who have already fulfilled all of their graduation
             requirements at Duke prior to the start of the fall 2010 semester, are not eligible.

AIRFARE            DukeEngage pays 50% of the international round-trip airfare for students enrolled
                   in a hybrid program. DukeEngage is contracted with Cardinal Travel Agency. Students
                   participating in the Brazil hybrid program are required to book tickets through
                   Cardinal Travel and abide by all DukeEngage flight policies and procedures.
              Students participating in the Russia hybrid program are required to fly together on a
              group flight organized by Five Star Touring. Prof. Edna Andrews (
              provides information about this group flight.

APPLICATION   Students applying to a hybrid program must complete both GEO-U and DukeEngage
PROCESS       applications by January 14, 2010.

              Prerequisites: Please note that first-year students must successfully complete Writing 20
              and Freshman Seminar before going abroad. Second-year students must declare their
              major prior to the pre-major deadline.

              1. On-line application: and click on ‘My Global Ed’ link
              2. Summer ‘Authorization and Consent’ form, available in on-line application.
              3. Official transcript(s) from all colleges and universities attended. First-year
                 students should wait for fall semester grades to be posted.
              4. One-page personal statement explaining why you would like to participate in the
              5. One faculty letter of recommendation

              1. Submit 'Commitment to Participate' Form within three weeks of notification of
                 acceptance in order to confirm your space on the hybrid program. Students must
                 withdraw from confirmed participation by March 31, 2010 to receive a refund of
                 tuition and unused program fees.
              2. Payment of Fees: See Bursar’s bill for amount due and deadline.

              1. Online application:, as well as additional
                 application materials.

              1. Students on the Brazil program will need to attend the Duke Academy; students on
                 the Russia program will need to attend alternative training arranged by the faculty

              For Both GEO-U and DukeEngage:
              1. All students enrolled in a Duke summer program are required to complete the online
                 international travel registration form at
              2. Obtain an International Student Identity Card (ISIC). Please submit your ISIC
                 number directly to the faculty director.
              3. Additional requirements as indicated by individual directors.
              4. Evaluations: Program evaluations and course evaluations are required by Trinity
                 College, the GEO-U and DukeEngage. Complete and return all program and course
                 evaluations forms shortly after the program.

FOR MORE      GEO-U: Call office number 684-2174 or e-mail
INFORMATION   DukeEngage: Call office number 660-3223 or e-mail