Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Taipei, Taiwan; Tokyo, Japan
- Program Terms: Summer
- Budget Sheets: Summer
November 6, 2017: Online application & $50 application fee due
December 1, 2017: $500 non-refundable deposit is due
February 16, 2018: Final payment and ICA health forms due
The tentative cost of the program is $5,400. This fee includes lodging, most meals, transportation within Japan and Taiwan as well as seminars, entrance fees, and insurance. This price also includes international airfare from the gateway city (TBD) to Japan, Japan to Taiwan, and Taiwan back to the US gateway city.
All students are eligible to apply for an OIS ICA scholarship, which is also due November 6, 2017. The scholarship can be found online at abroad.goucher.edu. If you are a Pell Grant recipient and US citizen studying abroad in one country for at least 3 weeks (21 days), you are eligible to apply for the Gilman scholarship where you can be awarded up to $3,000 in aid for your study abroad. Please contact Jennifer White at OIS during her walk-in office hours (Mon.-Thu. 2:30-4pm) in order for her to help you submit the best possible application by the October 3, 2017 deadline for early summer 2018 notification or by March 6, 2018 for regular summer notification.
Passport and Visa Information
Students are required to have passports for all Goucher programs. Failure to have a passport will prohibit participation in the program.
Estimated Passport Processing Time:
Routine Service: approximately 6-8 weeks from the time of application, including mailing time
Expedited Service: approximately 2-3 weeks from the time of application, including mailing time
Please do not wait until the last minute to submit your passport application! Save yourself the stress, time, and $60+ extra costs in expediting it by applying early at: http://travel.state.gov/passport/get/get_4855.html