FYP London Application

The following must be received by the Center for International and Intercultural Studies on or before April 25, 2018. Please respond to each question in as much detail as possible. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us.

Admitted members of the St. Lawrence class of 2022, who will be at least eighteen (18) years of age by August 23, 2018 are eligible to apply.*

Due to visa restrictions and program requirements, international students and HEOP students must spend their first semester on campus in Canton.

Admission to the program is based on the quality of the application and the applicant's previous academic records. Candidates for the FYP London College must also present evidence of maturity, responsibility, and cultural sensitivity.

Student Information
Student Contact Information

Important Note: if your contact information changes at any point between now and when you arrive on campus in August, it is very important that you send updated information to ciis@stlawu.edu

Parent/Guardian Information
Mailing address and telephone information only needs to be completed if it is different than that of the student.
Passport Information
If you do not have a passport you must apply for one immediately. Please indicate the date that you applied for your new passport.

Application essays: The following essays should be two to three paragraphs (approximately 150 words) in length and provide as much detail as possible.

1.) Why have you chosen to apply to this program? (This may include your academic and personal interests, previous experiences or anything else you consider relevant)
2.) What experiences have you had which help prepare you for this program? (Please begin with relevant courses that support your participation in this program and also include intercultural experiences, work experiences, previous travel in another country, extra curricular activities/service or experience with British culture)
3.) What are your personal and academic objectives for your time on the London FYP?
4.) Because studying and living in a cross-cultural context - in a major global city - demands more from students than studying and living on campus, please describe what you see as the greatest challenges you may encounter during your time in London as part of this FYP and how you will prepare yourself to deal with these challenges.
5.) What field(s) of study and /or possible majors might you like to pursue at St. Lawrence? How will participation in the London FYP further these interests?
6.) Leaving home and entering college for the first time is a major life transition. Please explain why you feel prepared to take on this challenge in a foreign country – and how you plan to navigate the social integration and personal growth that comes with being a student in the London FYP. (This may include personal life experiences, leadership roles, extracurricular activities, examples of you overcoming adverse situations, etc.)

Agreement and Release

By submitting this form I affirm that the information given in this application is true and correct to the best of my knowledge.

St. Lawrence University subscribes fully to all federal and state legislation and regulations (including the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Executive Order 11246, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the IRA Anti-Bias regulation) and therefore encourages diversity regarding race, color, gender, religion, age, physical handicap, or national or ethnic origin in its programs and activities.