2017-18 Study Abroad Application

Before you begin the application, please carefully read the information below regarding application and deposit deadlines.

Disclaimer:  Please do NOT use Internet Explorer (IE) for this application.  Please use either Chrome, Firefox, or another internet browser other than IE.  You will receive a "Thank You" page if the application was submitted successfully.  If you do not receive this "Thank You," your application was NOT submitted.  Any questions, please contact our office at iec@radford.edu

Affiliate & Exchange Program deadlines

  • ISEP Fall Semester application deadline:  February 15
  • Summer Affiliate application deadline:  April 1
  • Fall Affiliate application deadline:  May 1
  • Fall Semester Exchange application deadline:  May 1
  • ISEP Spring Semester application deadline:  September 1
  • Spring Affiliate application deadline:  October 10
  • Spring Semester Exchange application deadline:  October 15

Faculty-Led Application deadlines

  • Summer program application deadline: October 31
  • Spring Break application deadline: October 10
  • Wintermester application deadline: September 1

Please Note: Non-refundable deposits are due to Student Accounts on the dates listed below.

Faculty-Led Wintermester 2017 deposits are due:

·         October 2, 2017                   $1,000.00 deposit due

·         November 21, 2017           Ebills are sent out

·         December 6, 2017                Balance Due (payment deadline date of Student Accounts)

 Financial Aid – Private loans only. Other aid cannot be used for Wintermester because limited to 3 credit hours.


Faculty-led Spring Break 2018 deposits are due:

·         November 1, 2017           $1,000.00 deposit        

·         December 13, 2017          Ebills are sent out       

·         January 4, 2018              Balance due for tuition/fees (payment deadline date of Student Accounts)

 Financial Aid deadline - October 10, 2017


Faculty-led Summer 2018 program deposits are due:

·         December 8, 2017    $1,000 deposit due      (Kirk Scholars China Program $500 deposit is due)

·         March 1, 2018          Remaining Program costs due

·         April 11, 2018          Ebills are sent out       

·         May 2, 2018            Balance due for tuition/fees (payment deadline date of Student Accounts)

          May 7, 2018            Drop for non-payment

 Financial Aid deadline – November 17, 2017

If you are planning to use any financial aid (Federal loans, private loans, grants or scholarships), pay special attention to the financial aid deadlines above. These deadlines were established to allow adequate processing time for early disbursement of funds to cover deposits.  Please see the Financial Aid study abroad application to begin your process.  If you have any further questions, please contact the Financial Aid office located in Heth Hall (finaid@radford.edu).

I have carefully read the information above regarding application deadlines, deposit due dates, and understand it is my responsibility to meet the deadlines that apply to me and my Study Abroad program. I also understand that my study abroad deposits are non-refundable.

 I acknowledge I have carefully read the information above regarding application and deposit deadlines.

Part I - General Information

Before completing this online education abroad application, please review it first. You will be required to provide two written statements. Each statement should not be more than 500 words.


Are you a Radford University student?


If yes, what is your RU ID number?

Are you in-state or out-of-state?


Are you a Kirk Scholar?


Do you plan to use financial aid or a student loan to cover your education abroad expenses?


If you are NOT a Radford University student, please provide the following information.


Part II - Information about the program you are applying for

Please select the study abroad program you interested in from the following menus below. Be sure to select the appropriate term you wish to participate in.  The first section is faculty led programs through RU.  The second section is Exchange or Affiliate programs. 

Faculty led programs (Fall Semester 2017)

Faculty led programs (Wintermester 2017)

Faculty led programs (Spring Break 2018)

Faculty led programs (Summer 2018)

RU exchange program providers (example Glasgow, Kansai Gaidai, or ISEP exchange)


RU affiliate programs (examples are AIFS, ISA or SFS)


RU Internships Abroad


If you are applying for a program not listed above, please complete the following section. 


Part III - Academic Information


Part IV - Written Statement

The Radford University education abroad application requires that you provide short answers to the two questions listed below. (Note: The RU affiliate, exchange partner, or unaffiliated study abroad program may ask you to write additional materials on their application forms.) Please provide brief yet complete answers for the questions below. Do not exceed 500 words.

Why are you interested in this education abroad experience?

How will this education abroad experience fit into your academic plan of study, and what impact do you think it might have upon your future career plans?

For AMAZON applicants only: What is the question or idea that you would like to address in the Amazon? In about 200 words, provide a general overview of the idea(s) that you have for a scholarly work or research study utilizing the unique resources of the RARE program.

Part V - Certification

I hereby attest that all of the information I have provided in this application is accurate to the best of my knowledge. I give my consent for the International Education Center to examine my academic and conduct records. I understand that studying abroad is a privilege, not a right, and that this privilege may be denied to students who have been found guilty of either a single serious violation of the Student Conduct Code or of multiple minor violations, especially if those violations involve drugs or alcohol.  Futhermore, I understand that if I am not in "good standing" with the Office of Student Standards and Conduct, I cannot participate in a study abroad program.  

I understand that all deposits are non-refundable, with the exception of institutionally cancelled faculty-led summer programs. If all information is not filled out and provided your application will not be processed.

Please check the box below that you certify the information you have provided.

 I so certify
 I do not certify

Please type your full name below to validate the certification.