Planned term of off-campus study
Have you traveled outside the U.S.?
Plese describe your previous international experience. (i.e. location, duration, purpose of travel, etc.)
Have you studied a foreign language before?
Brief Essays: Please respond to the following questions. Your answers should be a minimum of 100 words.
Your responses will be considered during the approval/acceptance process.
Why are you interested in this program and what do you hope to gain from it?
What personal qualities or skills do you think are important when working and living in an urban or foreign environment?
Recommendations, Endorsements, and Approval
A recommendation form will be sent to the following email addresses.Prior to submitting this application, you must ask your reference if he/she is willing to support your application.
Academic Reference Letter from a faculty member or advisor:Please provide their email address
Job-related Reference Letter from current or former employer:Please provide their email address
Personal Reference:Personal Reference Letter from someone other than a family member or fellow studentPlease provide their email address
Endorsement by Dean of Students & Student Life
The following information will be sent to the provided email.
Email address of Dean or President of Student Development (or the head of the department that enforces disciplinary actions):
Please upload a copy of the front AND back of your insurance card.
Are you a U.S. citizen?
Please upload a copy of your passport.
Contact Person (in case of emergencies and release of information during your absence)
Agreements & Signature
I authorize the Northwestern College Off-Campus Program staff to have access to my educational records, disciplinary records and all information contained in those records, maintained by NWC, or any other educational institution that I have or do attend, and to share such records and information with the global education center directors and faculty leaders of trips.
I grant permission to the Northwestern College Registrar's Office to send an official academic transcript to the Compass Center for Career and Calling so that it may be forwarded along with my application for experiential education my program of study. I certify that all statements made on this application and all other study abroad application materials are complete, true, and accurate to the best of my knowledge. I do waive my right under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 to inspect letters of recommendation.
I understand that a transcript of my work will be sent automatically to my home institution on completion of this program.
I also agree that I will adhere to Northwestern’s policies and regulations outlined in the Student Life Handbook.
I promise to pay Northwestern College the amount of indebtedness listed on my billing statement and any other debts I may incur. Accounts are delinquent after the scheduled payment date and will accrue a finance charge at the rate of 18% per annum. I recognize the college may withhold grades, transcripts, diplomas and scheduling of classes. I understand if I default on my account, my indebtedness along with relevant information may be turned over to credit bureaus and collection agencies; I will pay all collection fees, including attorney fees and other charges, for the collection of my account. I authorize Northwestern College to apply any remaining student aid proceeds after tuition, fees and contracted room and board (if applicable) to other cost-of-attendance charges that may incur or to subsequent terms.
By typing your FULL NAME, you are designating your name to act as your signature for this application and as an acknowledgement for the agreements found within this application.