Half-Year Exchange Programme with Susquehanna University, USA
Exchange Period: Spring Semester 2016
Information about Susquehanna University
Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating undergraduate students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse and interconnected world. The university is located in Selinsgrove, Pa., a town of about 5,000 people situated on the banks of the Susquehanna River, 50 miles north of the state capital, Harrisburg, USA. The campus is about 90 minutes from the Pocono ski areas, and about a two-three-hour drive from New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. For further information, please refer to the website: http://www.susqu.edu
Who can apply for this exchange programme?
The current second and third year Undergraduate students of the FAH with a GPA greater than 3.0 are eligible for application. However, the final selection is not merely based on GPA. Other factors and performances such as other capabilities and talents than book knowledge, social responsibility and activity, learning attitude and motivation, service to community, etc. will be considered as well. Personal interview may be required.
Exchange Programme Costs (subject to changes):
Selected students are expected to pay tuition fees to the University of Macau and meet all the living expenses while they are studying in the USA. Selected students will be required to have a bank deposit of about US$6,800** as a financial commitment to support your stay in the USA. The estimated minimum living cost over there for one semester is about US$6,800 in addition to an international round trip air ticket for about US$1,000-1,200.
** This was the requested amount of 2016. The amount will be varied as per recommendation from Susquehanna University. Successful applicant(s) will be notified the requested amount in due course.
1 – 15 September 2016
Documents of Application
- An application form
- A cover letter (Describing why you are interested in applying this exchange programme and what your objective is; What are your strengths and weaknesses. Why should we pick you?)
- Transcript in English (since year 1).
- A certificate or official document of your English proficiency, i.e. TOEFL, IELTS or CET scores (results could be submitted later if necessary)
- Any other supportive documents that will help you get into this programme.
Please note that all selected students have to apply visas on their own.
Please send the soft copy of the requested application dossier to Christine / Elmo at firstname.lastname@example.org hand in one set of original copy to Room E21-4092, FAH General Office.
Faculty of Arts & Humanities
Tel: (853) 8822 – 8221 / 8822 – 8150
For inquiries, please contact:
Ms. Christine Chan / Ms. Elmo Hong
FAH General office
(Tel: 8822 8221 / 8822 8150)