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Study Abroad Options

Pay Kaua'i CC tuition to study at our partner institutions

Duration: A semester (begins in Spring) or a year long (begins in Fall) study abroad program

Program Options: 

Option A - STRP is for students who:
    - have previous knowledge of Japanese language
    - primarily focus on studying Japanese language
    - are keen to take courses taught in Japanese
    - want to pursue research under a Ryudai adviser
    - want to pursue studies related to your major

Option B - URSEP is for students who:
    - have little or no previous knowledge of Japanese
    - are interested in studying Japanese language and culture of Okinawa and Japan
    - are not primarily focused on studying Japanese language
    - want to take classes given in English
Deadlines- Application for a year-long program (STRP / URSEP) staring in Fall 2018 (October 2018) is now open! Please  submit your application documents to Kaua'i CC International Education Coordinator (kyokoi@hawaii.edu) by December 1, 2017. Once you are selected by Kauai CC, you will then fill out the Ryudai application and submit them by February, 2018.

How to Apply: 

  • Kaua'i CC Study Abroad Application (please complete one of the following applications)
    Printable Application (.pdf)
  • Two (2) Faculty Recommendation Letters - Download
  •  Transcript
  • Personal Statement
  • Complete the Kaua'i CC study abroad application. It will take approximately 30 minutes to complete. 
  • Download the Faculty Recommendation Form and ask your reference to fill it out and send it directly to International Education Coordinator (kyokoi@hawaii.edu) via e-mail or fax by the deadline.
  • Attach a typed 1-page personal statement addressing the following question: "Why is it important for you to study abroad and what do you hope to gain and to contribute to the program?"

Minimum Requirements:

  • Full-time Kaua'i CC Student
  • Completed 24 college credits before the start of the program
  • Good academic and personal standing
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA

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Ever dream about studying abroad...but then thought it would be too expensive or the time commitment too long? Think again! The University of Hawai'i Community Colleges offers a variety of options to study overseas, from a 10-day homestay to a 3-year program, and most are partially- or fully-funded!Short-term study abroad programs led by Kaua'i CC/UH faculty members. Visit website.

UH Manoa Study Abroad Center (SAC) programs are open to all students from UH system schools. In addition, credits earned on a SAC program show on UH transcripts as UHM resident credits and count toward their cumulative GPA. Furthermore, students do not pay UHM tuition but a flat study abroad fee ($1,764 for 12 credits) per semester. You can see the total approximate costs per program when you click on the individual program web page Visit Website.

A number of international education organizations (IEO) offer study abroad programs. We share information on various study abroad programs that they offer. Kaua'i CC International Education simply posts information here, and students are responsible for researching and making arrangement on their own.

Kamawaelualani Study Abroad Scholarship - This scholarships is for Kaua'i CC students and can be used to support participation in a formal University of Hawaii study abroad /exchange program or a study abroad program sponsored by another US or foreign university. Only Kaua'i-born resident is eligible to apply.

Eligibility - Who Can Apply for This Scholarship? 

You are eligible to apply if :

  • You are a Kaua'i-born resident
  • Your cumulative GPA is 2.75 or above
  • Your home campus is Kaua'i Community College
  • You have completed at least 12 credits at Kaua'i Community College

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents by March 1, 2018

  • Kaua'i CC Study Abroad Application (please complete one of the following applications)
  • Printable Application (.pdf)
  • Two (1) Faculty Recommendation Letter - Download
  • Transcript
  • Personal Statement
  • Complete the Kaua'i CC study abroad application. It will take approximately 30 minutes to complete. 
  • Download the Faculty Recommendation Form and ask your reference to fill it out and send it directly to International Education Coordinator (kyokoi@hawaii.edu) via e-mail or fax by the deadline. 
  • Attach a typed 1-page personal statement addressing the following question: "Why is it important for you to study abroad and what do you hope to gain and to contribute to the program?"If you have any questions, contact the international education coordinator at kyokoi@hawaii.edu.

Honda Study Abroad Scholarship -The scholarship is for UHCC students and can be used to support participation in a formal University of Hawai'i study abroad/exchange program or a study abroad program sponsored by another US or foreign university.

Monbukagakusho Scholarship - Japanese government scholarship to study in Japan for 3 years

Gilman Scholarship -  Scholarships for U.S. citizen undergraduate students of limited financial means to study abroad or do internship abroad.

Resources

UH Student Conduct CodeYou will be studying overseas as a student of Kaua'i Community College. So, please read the UH Student Conduct Code. Violations of the UH Student Conduct Code are grounds for disqualification or dismissal from the study abroad program.

You will need passport information to book your flight, apply for a student visa, etc. If you do not have a passport yet, we recommend you to apply for it as soon as possible  as it takes 4-6 weeks for you to get your passport. Visit website.

 "Kaua'i CC Office of Continuing Education and Training also accepts passport application. Visit website"

Some countries and programs require you to apply for a student visa.

Japan

You are required to have insurance for the period that you will abroad. Make sure that your insurance includes medical evacuation as well as repatriation coverage. 

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