Spend Your Winter Break in
In celebration of a successful academic career at St. John’s,
the university would like to congratulate their highest-achieving
students by sending them on a week-long, sponsored academic trip to
Paris or Rome! The city will be your classroom as you earn 3
credits while visiting some of the world's most historic and
significant landmarks alongside your professor and
classmates. For details about the program, be sure to keep
reading and check out the program pages for information on how to
Visit the above program pages for important application
and deposit deadlines!
Who? Will you
be graduating in May 2014? Are you enrolled in either the School of
Education, St. John’s College, or College of Professional Studies
and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher? Or are you a student in the
College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and have a GPA of at least
2.75? If your answer is “yes” to any of the above questions,
congratulations! You are eligible to apply! The Dean’s office will choose 25
hard-working students for each specific program. *Graduate
students in the School of Education are also eligible to apply. See
the program page for details!
Dean’s Fellowship Program allows students to travel to Paris or
Rome for one week where they will explore the city’s history and
culture alongside their fellow classmates and professor. After
returning from Europe, students will complete the course either
online or on campus during the spring 2014 semester. Using the
experiences and lessons you will learn during your time abroad,
each course will draw global comparisons to increase cultural
ringing in the New Year, you will head to Paris or Rome, where you
will spend the next week soaking up the sights and sounds of the
city. For those traveling to Paris, the program will run from
January 6 to January 13, while those visiting Rome will travel from
January 3 - January 10, 2014. Upon return, each course will
continue for the remainder of the spring 2014 term, either online
for students in the School of Education and St. John's College
programs, or in the classroom for students in the College of
Professional Studies and College of Pharmacy and Helath Sciences
program can take you to either Paris or Rome!
Paris is not only home to world class cuisine, beautiful art and
captivating culture, but it is also home to St. John’s Paris Campus. The Paris campus is located
in the sixth arrondissement, which encompasses the
Luxembourg Gardens and neighbors some of Paris’s most popular
attractions. Not only will you attend class there, but the campus
will also serve as your accommodations for the program.
St. John’s Rome campus will be your home away
from home while you spend the week exploring the
world's "Eternal City.” With Vatican City just a short
walk away, and the Piazza del Popolo, Piazza Navona, and Castel
Sant’Angelo all within your reach, you'll truly be living among the
Romans during your stay on the St. John's Rome campus.
Why? Do you
really need to ask? Graduating college is a huge achievement, so
why not celebrate your success?!
How Much? If
you're still not convinced that this program is right for you,
would it help if we said it’s really affordable? And by affordable,
we mean that all you have to pay is a $250 deposit/program
fee and your airfare! Of course, you'll want to bring a little
extra spending money for souvenirs and some meals, too!
*Tuition and airfare are in addition to the deposit/program fee.
For undergraduate students, this course will be included in their
normal semester tuition bill as long as they meet full-time student
status (12 to 18 credits). Graduate students will be billed
separately for tuition and fees based on the prevailing cost of
tuition for their designated college. For additional information on
current tuition rates, please click here.