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Faculty-Led Programs Application Process

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May Term Faculty-Led Application Process

APPLICATION PROCESS FOR MAY TERM FACULTY-LED PROGRAMS

Find the full list of May Term Faculty-Led programs here. It is recommended (but not required) that students attend an information session to learn about all of the BBA International Programs opportunities available to them. Students can make an in-person or virtual appointment with a study abroad coordinator. 

  1. Meet the minimum requirements and pre-requisites for each program. Pre-requisites must be completed before departure - not at the time the application is submitted.
  2. Complete the online application form between October 1-15. The link to apply can be found on each program's information page and can only be accessed during the application period. Late applicants must email Aleksandra Wingate to access the application. Please note that completing the online application form does not confirm or guarantee your place in any program.
  3. If you are selected, you will be notified with next steps. Students are usually notified 1-2 weeks after the application deadline closes. Admitted students will pay a $500 deposit within one week of acceptance. The deposit will be applied to the program fee. 
  4. If you do not receive a placement, you will be notified as soon as possible.

Scholarships - Please Note: the only opportunity to apply for a May Term scholarship via BBA International Programs is at the time you submit your application to the program. Students may not apply for a May Term Program scholarship retroactively.

Selected applicants will receive their placement offer and scholarship offer at the same time, if they receive one.

SELECTION PROCESS

Due to high demand, a random lottery-based selection process is used for all Faculty-Led Programs. However, some programs undergo a more comprehensive review and available spaces are weighted toward applicants who meet certain criteria.

WHAT IF I DON'T GET IN?

If you did not receive a placement in your desired program, you may remain on the waitlist or you may switch to another program with open space. Students can also explore BBA Summer Exchange Programs, our Summer Affiliated Program at London School of Economics, or programs via the main UT Education Abroad Office.

BBA Faculty-Led Application Process

APPLICATION PROCESS FOR BBA FACULTY-LED SUMMER PROGRAMS

Find the full list of BBA Faculty-Led programs here. It is recommended (but not required) that students attend an information session to learn about all of the BBA International Programs opportunities available to them. Students can make an in-person or virtual appointment with a study abroad coordinator. 

  1. Meet the minimum requirements and pre-requisites for each program. Pre-requisites must be completed before departure - not at the time the application is submitted.
  2. Complete the online application form between November 1-15. The link to apply can be found on each program's information page and can only be accessed during the application period. Late applicants must email Aleksandra Wingate to access the application. Please note that completing the online application form does not confirm or guarantee your place in any program.
  3. If you are selected, you will be notified with next steps. Students are usually notified 1-2 weeks after the application deadline closes. Admitted students will pay a $500 deposit within one week of acceptance. The deposit will be applied to the program fee.
  4. f you do not receive a placement, you will be notified as soon as possible.

Scholarships - Please Note: students may only apply for a BBA Faculty-Led Programs scholarship after they have been admitted to a program. The deadline to apply for these scholarships is February 1 - details will be provided to admitted students. 

SELECTION PROCESS

Due to high demand, a random lottery-based selection process is used for all Faculty-Led Programs. However, some programs undergo a more comprehensive review and available spaces are weighted toward applicants who meet certain criteria.

WHAT IF I DON'T GET IN?

If you did not receive a placement in your desired program, you may remain on the waitlist or you may switch to another program with open space. Students can also explore BBA Summer Exchange Programs, our Summer Affiliated Program at London School of Economics, or programs via the main UT Education Abroad Office.

 

MPA Faculty-Led Application Process

APPLICATION PROCESS FOR MPA FACULTY-LED SUMMER PROGRAMS

Find the full list of MPA Summer Faculty-Led programs here. It is recommended (but not required) that students attend an information session to learn about all of the BBA International Programs opportunities available to them. Students can make an in-person or virtual appointment with a study abroad coordinator. 

  1. Make an appointment with your MPA Academic Advisor before enrolling in a Faculty-Led Program (highly recommended).
  2. Meet the minimum requirements and pre-requisites for each program. Pre-requisites must be completed before departure - not at the time the application is submitted.
  3. Complete the online application form between October 1-15. The link to apply can be found on each program's information page and can only be accessed during the application period. Late applicants must email Aleksandra Wingate to access the application. Please note that completing the online application form does not confirm or guarantee your place in any program.
  4. If you are selected, you will be notified with next steps. Students are usually notified 1-2 weeks after the application deadline closes. Admitted students will pay a $500 deposit within one week of acceptance. The deposit will be applied to the program fee. 
  5. If you do not receive a placement, you will be notified as soon as possible.

Scholarships - Please Note: students may only apply for an MPA Faculty-Led Programs scholarship after they have been admitted to a program. The deadline to apply for these scholarships is February 1 - details will be provided to admitted students. 

SELECTION PROCESS

Due to high demand, a random lottery-based selection process is used for all Faculty-Led Programs. However, some programs undergo a more comprehensive review and available spaces are weighted toward applicants who meet certain criteria.

See MPA priorities:

First Priority: Fourth-year, fifth-year and traditional MPA

Second Priority: Third-year iMPA

Third Priority: MPA students who have previously participated in a Faculty-Led Program

 

WHAT IF I DON'T GET IN?

If you did not receive a placement in your desired program, you may remain on the waitlist or you may switch to another program with open space. iMPA students can also explore BBA Summer Exchange Programs and our Affiliated Summer Program at London School of Economics. All students may apply for programs via the main UT Education Abroad Office.

Non-Business Faculty-Led Application Process

APPLICATION PROCESS FOR NON-BUSINESS MAJORS

Non-business majors are eligible to participate in Entrepreneurship in Paris May Term Program, International Marketing in Barcelona May Term Program, and Management in Prague. Please review the specific program requirements for each location.

  1. Meet the minimum requirements and pre-requisites for each program. Pre-requisites must be completed before departure - not at the time the application is submitted.
  2. Complete the online application form between October 1-15 for May Term Programs and November 1-15 for BBA Programs. The links to apply to May Term Programs and BBA Summer Programs can be found on each program's information page and can only be accessed during the application period. Late applicants must email Aleksandra Wingate to access the application. Please note that completing the online application form does not confirm or guarantee your place in any program.
  3. If you are selected, you will be notified with next steps. Students are usually notified 1-2 weeks after the application deadline closes. Admitted students will pay a $500 deposit within one week of acceptance. The deposit will be applied to the program fee. 
  4. If you do not receive a placement, you will be notified as soon as possible.

Scholarships - Please Note: the only opportunity to apply for a Faculty-Led May Term scholarship via BBA International Programs is at the time you submit your application to the program. Students may not apply for a Maymester scholarship retroactively.

Students may only apply for BBA Faculty-Led Programs scholarship after they have been admitted to a program. The deadline to apply for these scholarships is February 1 - details will be provided to admitted students. 

SELECTION PROCESS

McCombs BBA International Programs welcomes students from other colleges to participate in our Faculty-Led Programs. However, due to high demand, the priority is given to current McCombs business majors when selecting participants. Programs with open spots will be offered to non-business majors who have met the eligibility requirements by random lottery.

WHAT IF I DON'T GET IN?

If you did not receive a placement in your desired program, you may remain on the waitlist behind eligible business students. Non-business students can also explore programs via the main UT Education Abroad Office.