Thanksgiving Break in Spoleto - 2019 Student Application & Guidelines

Placement is limited and application does not assure a place in the Spoleto Study Abroad Thanksgiving Break in Spoleto Program. Applications should be submitted by October 15, 2019. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and will be considered as long as space remains available. Applications will no longer be accepted once capacity has been reached.

CRITERIA

Applicants must be a foreign national student, age 15-19.

STUDENT APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

A completed application to the Spoleto Study Abroad Thanksgiving Break in Spoleto Program must include the following:

  1. Completed digital application form
  2. $350 non-refundable deposit (paid via check or credit card)

DEPOSIT AND FEES

The comprehensive fee for Spoleto Study Abroad Thanksgiving Break in Spoleto 2019 is $3050. For an additional $350 students can participate in an SAT prepatory course, bringing the total fee to $3400. This fee includes tuition, meals, lodging, entrance fees for group activities, and all field trip related transportation within Italy. Expenses do not include round-trip airfare to Rome, passport fees, travel insurance, and personal expenses.

A non-refundable $350 deposit is due with your application to reserve your place in the program. The remaining $2700 ($3050 if participating in SAT Prep course) is payable in full by October 31, 2019.

Withdrawals from the program must be submitted in writing. In consideration of such application process and program placement and preparation, it is understood and hereby agreed that on or after November 1, 2019, no refund of any amount will be owed by Spoleto Study Abroad to the undersigned or his/her family or school for any reason nor will any such refund be made should the student be withdrawn or dismissed from the program. Families are encouraged to purchase travel insurance at the time of payment of program deposit.

Expenses are based on the exchange rate effective September 20, 2018. Prices are subject to equitable adjustment should there be a significant change in the rate of exchange by November 1, 2019.

Please make checks payable to "Spoleto Study Abroad" and mail to:

    Spoleto Study Abroad - Thanksgiving Break
    10600 Bbrownsburg Place
    Raleigh, NC 27613

*Please note, credit card payments will incur a processing fee.

TRANSPORTATION

Students make their own travel arrangements. We will meet in Rome's Leonarda da Vinci-Fiumicino airport (FCO) and travel together to Spoleto. We work closely with a wonderful travel agent who can assist with ticketing if needed.

Travel dates are Saturday November 23 - Saturday November 30, 2019.

  • Arrive in Rome on November 23 between 7:30 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. U.S. flights to Rome depart the evening of November 22
  • Depart Rome (FCO) on Saturday November 30 no earlier than 11 a.m.

SUPERVISION AND GUIDELINES

As “guests” of the town of Spoleto, the guidelines by which we live consist both of rules to obey and Italian traditions to respect. Our basic code is to forbid any behavior that is illegal, antisocial, or dangerous, either to the student or to the group. Smoking is not allowed. Possession, use or any contact with those in possession of alcohol or drugs is strictly forbidden. Driving any motorized vehicles, including motorcycles and motorbikes is prohibited.

Students are supervised and guided by faculty throughout their stay in Spoleto and on field trips.

GENERAL BEHAVIOR

For obvious reasons, students are expected to maintain a standard of behavior representative of the program. Excessive noise, abuse of property or facilities and similar lapses from this standard are strictly forbidden. Our faculty take responsibility for maintaining standards of behavior. Both to protect our students’ well-being and to respect the rules and standards of Spoleto Study Abroad, we must reserve the right to send home, at the family’s expense, any student who violates these rules.

Application Form

Spoleto Study Abroad strives to provide equal opportunity without discrimination on the basis of race, gender, color, national or ethnic origin. Similarly, Spoleto Study Abroad strives to avoid discrimination against disabled students. If, however, any requested modification of policies, practices or procedures to meet learning needs would fundamentally alter the academic nature of the program provided by Spoleto Study Abroad, it will not make such modification. Spoleto Study Abroad is not a special needs program and is not equipped for students with substantial learning disabilities or behavioral disorders.
Would you like to add on the SAT prep course for $350? *
SECTION 1: STUDENT INFORMATION
Name (as it appears on passport) *
Name (as it appears on passport)
Birth Date *
Birth Date
Years and months you'll be November 23, 2019
Address *
Address
Home Phone *
Home Phone
Student Cell Phone *
Student Cell Phone
School Address *
School Address
Section 2: FAMILY INFORMATION
Parent/Guardian 1 *
Parent/Guardian 1
If different from your own
Parent/Guardian 1 Phone Number *
Parent/Guardian 1 Phone Number
(U.S. Country code is +1)
Parent/Guardian 2
Parent/Guardian 2
If different from your own
Parent/Guardian 2 Phone
Parent/Guardian 2 Phone
Which Parent/Guardian do you live with? *
Check all that apply
SECTION 3: MEDICAL INFORMATION
Please provide us with any necessary medical information below. Inoculations must be up to date, including tetanus and TB. If you will require any special accommodations due to disability, physical limitations and/or emotional or medical problems, you are invited to request such accommodation below. If you request an accommodation, a letter from your attending physician will be required after conditional acceptance to the program to better assess whether and/or how reasonable accommodation may be made.
SECTION 5
Please provide specifics (Names of person referring you, search you made if online, presentation you attended, etc)
SECTION 6: UNDERSTANDINGS AND AGREEMENTS
Application: Placement is limited. Application does not assure a place in the Spoleto Study Abroad program. Academic Expectations: All courses at Spoleto Study Abroad are on or above grade level. If applicable, each student is expected to complete daily assignments in a timely manner and to maintain an acceptable level of achievement. Spoleto Study Abroad is not a special needs program and is not equipped for students with substantial learning disabilities or behavioral disorders. Where accommodation is requested, Spoleto Study Abroad is willing to consider and make such reasonable modification of policies, practices, and procedures as would not fundamentally alter the nature of the academic/artistic program provided by Spoleto Study Abroad or present an undue burden. Given the above, if Spoleto Study Abroad determines at any time it cannot successfully meet the needs of any student or recognizes that Spoleto Student Abroad is not the appropriate educational situation for the student, it may withdraw the conditional acceptance or terminate the student's subsequent participation in the program. Deposit and Fees: Tuition is $3,050 (+$350 if participating in SAT prep course). A non-refundable deposit of $350 is due with your application in order to reserve your place in the program. The remaining tuition payment ($2,700, or $3050 if participating in SAT course) is due in full by October 31, 2019. The remaining balance is refundable until October 31, 2019 if paid in advance. Withdrawals from the program must be submitted in writing. In consideration of such application process and program placement and preparation, it is understood and hereby agreed that on or after November 1, 2019, no refund of any amount will be owed by Spoleto Study Abroad to the undersigned or their family or school for any reason nor will any such refund be made should the student be withdrawn or dismissed from the program. Expenses are based on the exchange rate effective September 20, 2018. Prices are subject to equitable adjustment should there be a significant change in the rate of exchange by November 1, 2019. Travel Insurance: Families are strongly encouraged to purchase travel insurance at the time of payment of tuition deposit.
SECTION 7: SIGNATURE
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Deposit Payment

A non-refundable $350 deposit is required with your application. If paying by credit card, please use the link below. Please note that credit card payments incur a small processing fee.

If paying by check, please make it out to “Spoleto Study Abroad” and submit payment to:
Spoleto Study Abroad - Thanksgiving Break
10600 Brownsburg Place
Raleigh, NC 27613