How to Apply
STEP ONE: Contact a helpful Student Advisor.
Once you express interest in one of our many programs, by contacting GP's Programs Director, Jess Thornton or starting your application online, you will be connected with an Advisor to answer your questions and find the right program fit for you.
STEP TWO: Initiate your Application.
Choose a Program + Initiate your Application (remember to activate by submitting your $75 application fee so you can access your online materials!) REMEMBER: The earlier you apply the more you save so jump on it early birds!!
STEP THREE: Join the GP Network.
STEP FOUR : Visit your Study Abroad office.
Visit Study Abroad Office: obtain necessary paperwork for credit transfer and learn about your university’s process
STEP FIVE: Meet with your Academic Advisor.
Email them a link to our academic page on the website and then follow up with a meeting to see how the courses can compliment your curriculum (Click here to access course syllabi)
STEP SIX: Learn about your Financial Aid options.
Contact your Scholarship and/or Financial Aid office at your respective University to discuss athletic scholarship or financial aid issues relative to studying abroad in the summer. Ask them to help you learn more about funding your trip. Refer to our Financing Your Trip page for assistance with the GP investment.
STEP SEVEN: Clue in your Parents.
It is always important to include your family in the decision-making process. Why the seventh step and not the first? We suggest getting your facts in line prior to engaging them so you can better answer any questions they have. Encourage parents to contact us with any questions not covered on the website. The 2012/2013 Media Guide is also a helpful publication that can keep your parents informed and "in the know".
STEP EIGHT: Complete your Application.
Admission to the GP programs are on a rolling basis so it is important to apply as soon as possible to secure a spot. The following materials in addition to a $75 application fee need to be secured prior to acceptance:
- $75 Application Fee
- Two References (academic and athletic)
- Resume (interns and ICP only)
- Personal Assessment
- Signed Terms and Conditions
STEP NINE: Recommend a friend.
Share this opportunity with 1 or 2 others and have the time of your life... TOGETHER.
STEP TEN: Get creative.
Put yourself on a budget throughout the year to save for your journey abroad. It is NOT true that you have to choose between making money and spending money when go with Global. You can do both. In addition, there are additional fundraising options so get Google on your side and do your due diligence to earn some money towards your trip. You can do anything from a car wash and mowin' lawns to running your own camp or clinic. The possibilities are endless so get creative and make it happen, because you CAN! See Financing Your Trip.