Summer Peace Institute
UPEACE, Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica: June 2 – July 13, 2013
"One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things." - Henry Miller
Who can Apply?
UC Berkeley students, students from other colleges and universities, international students, and adults with interest in study abroad are encouraged to apply.
In order to apply, all participants must:
- Have successfully completed at least one year of college course work by the start of the program
- Have a 2.0 GPA or higher
- Get instructor approval
How to Apply
For the Costa Rica program, participants must e-mail a Statement of Interest to Summer Abroad seven days after submitting their online application or by March 15, 2013, whichever comes first.
Financial aid is available to eligible students to assist with the cost of Berkeley Abroad programs. Students who receive financial aid:
- Qualify for the same financial aid package they would typically receive when enrolled in the same term at UC Berkeley.
- Can use financial aid towards tuition and program fees as well as out of pocket expenses such as airfare, meals, and books.
- May be eligible for study abroad scholarships and grants