Any student in a leadership position is eligible to apply to be a participant in the tour (for example, an officer in a student organization).
Approximately 25 students will be selected to participate in the tour. Consideration will be given to students who are involved in formal leadership programs or activities. If necessary, interviews will be utilized for final selection of participants.
Applications must be completed and returned to the Vice President for Student Affairs Office (302 Old Main) no later than Friday, December 6, 2013.
The total cost of the tour, per participant, is $1,675 including airfare, all overnight accommodations, transportation to and from airport, rail transportation, tours, international university visits and breakfast each morning. Costs not covered are daily lunches, dinners, souvenirs and activities elected by students during free time.
A deposit in the amount of $250 is due no later than Friday, December 6, 2013 with the application. The deposit will be refunded if the student is not selected to participate. If selected to participate, the deposit is non-refundable. Deposit checks should be made payable to “Slippery Rock University”.
A second payment of $1,000 will be due no later than Friday, January 24, 2014 along with a copy of the student's home country passport.
The refundable balance of $425 will be due no later than Friday, February 7, 2014.