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Study Abroad

Fullbright Canada – Undergraduate Exchange Program

Deadline: January 24th, 2015

The 2015-2016 competition for Fulbright Canada’s undergraduate exchange program, the Killam Fellowships Program is now open.  The Killam Fellowships Program is a unique exchange opportunity that offers Canadian undergraduate students the chance to spend either one semester or a full academic year studying at a university in the United States. The fellowship carries a value of $5,000 US for one semester, and includes a health coverage allowance.  The program also includes enrichment seminars in the fall and spring that are held in Ottawa, ON, and Washington, DC, respectively, as well as funding to travel within the United States to support students pursuing additional cultural experiences.

This is a very prestigious award – everyone is encouraged to apply – UPEI is GUARANTEED one successful candidate under the direct exchange program.

The application for Canadian undergraduate students can be found at http://www.killamfellowships.com/programs/canadians/how-to-apply-c.html. On the right hand side of the page, you can click “here” to retrieve the instructions for Canadian undergraduate applicants

Read additional information and the program brochure.

 

City of Charlottetown International Ambassador Award

This award is offered to a full-time student who has submitted a written essay detailing his/her interest in studying abroad, how the experience will influence his/her academic and personal aspiration and what being an ambassador for Charlottetown means to them. Read more about the award and application process.

 

Student Exchange Opportunities with UPEI Partners

UPEI has exchange agreements with a number of universities outside of Canada. These exchange agreements permit students to study at another institution and have his or her credits transferred back to UPEI. The student is studying under a letter of permission, therefore paying tuition and fees to UPEI.

Agreements are in place with the following partner universities:

Australia

Barbados

Belgium

Brazil

China

Egypt

Finland

France

Germany

Hong Kong

Ireland

Italy

Jamaica

Japan

Kenya

Korea

Malta

Mexico

Namibia

Netherlands

Portugal

Spain

Sweden

Trinidad and Tobago

United Kingdom

United States of America

For more information on exchange programs:

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UPEI programs' exchange information: 

Complete the UPEI Exchange Application and make an appointment with our International Mobility Coordinator, Sherilyn Acorn-LeClair, to discuss your future exchange.

Before traveling, use the Travel Checklist and check the travel reports and warnings.

In case of emergency while traveling abroad, call the 24hr Emergency Line: (902) 628-4357. 

Sherilyn Acorn-LeClair
International Programs Coordinator
Department: 
International Relations Office