INTERNATIONAL STUDY COMMITTEE
FOR PERMISSION TO APPLY TO A STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM NOT CURRENTLY APPROVED FOR CREDIT
or FOR EXCEPTIONS TO THE LANGUAGE POLICY FOR STUDY ABROAD
PLEASE READ THROUGH THE ENTIRE APPLICATION CAREFULLY. MANY OF THE SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS WILL REQUIRE SUBSTANTIAL LEAD TIME, SO PLEASE PLAN ACCORDINGLY.
INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROPOSED PROGRAM
List courses you have taken at Wellesley that prepare you for this program.
List the courses you are taking this semester.
List the courses you would like to take while on the proposed program.
Please explain your reasons for pursuing this course of study and its relevance to your work at Wellesley and to your future plans. Include topics like the relevance of language study to your major, study with specialists in your field of interest, research in preparation for a senior thesis, etc. Do not include the general importance of study abroad, or personal goals like getting to know your roots, traveling or exploring a new culture. You must also explain why none of the approved programs meet your particular needs. If you are seeking an exception to the language requirement, please provide information about what steps you will take to gain a basic knowledge of the predominant host country language and culture prior to your departure.
Along with your completed petition, you will need to supply the following documentation:
Petitions are due January 30 for study abroad during the following academic year.