API (Academic Programs International): Rome - John Cabot University
The capital of Italy, Rome has always been a cultural and political stronghold and crossroads for people from across the globe. The glorious history of the eternal city can be seen in the form of artwork, exquisite monuments, museums, churches and... read more
I am ready to head back to Europe Sarah J - University of Wisconsin - LaCrosse View Entire Review
100 percent worthwhile. I would do it again tomorrow if I could. It changed my cultural awareness positively. I can't wait to go abroad again. Christa S - Stonehill College View Entire Review
Studying abroad made me more aware of different ways of thinking and living. It put everything in a new perspective. It made me more open-minded. It made me more self-efficient and more willing to explore and take risks. Studying abroad has instilled a desire to learn more about different places and different people and has insp... Leigh H - Stonehill College View Entire Review
I wish I could have gone abroad every semester in college! It has deepened my interest in travel and experiencing other cultures. I learned that I am completely capable of getting the most out of my travels while on a budget! Rachel W - University of New Hampshire View Entire Review
I had the time of my life from meeting new people to seeing new places. Liat A - University of Hartford View Entire Review
Yes very worthwhile. Gained a sense of independence and an appreciation for US. Learned how to travel light and on a budget and greater understanding of history and different cultures. gabrielle v - The College of William and Mary View Entire Review
Studying abroad was one of the most incredible experiences of my life and I would not change it for anything. Not only was I able to become immersed in an entirely different culture and language than my own, this experience opened up the possibility for me to interact and form relationships with people from all over the world an... Elisha . - University of New Hampshire View Entire Review
Absolutely James D - Saint Anselm College View Entire Review
I learned about other cultures and people-- not only Italians but the Americans I was living with and interacting with. Those experiences helped me earn about myself and I now see things so differently than before. Mary M - Quinnipiac University View Entire Review
Amazing time. Once in a lifetime experience. Study abroad. Mark G - Ithaca College View Entire Review
I gained an entirely new understanding of the world. Not through textbooks, but through experiences. I view the world through a new lens, and am a changed person for having viewed the masterpieces of Italy. I will be returning to Italy again and again, reliving the magical experience that made me a better person today. Michael D - Washington State University - Pullman campus View Entire Review
I learned a lot about myself. Jessica V - University of Hartford View Entire Review
It was definitely worth everything and I would do it again in a heartbeat. So many different friends were made, independence strengthened, learned more about Italian culture (and food!).. Alexandra Q - Rice University View Entire Review
The capital of Italy, Rome has always been a cultural and political stronghold and crossroads for people from across the globe. The glorious history of the eternal city can be seen in the form of artwork, exquisite monuments, museums, churches and architecture. One of the grandest sites in Rome is the great Colosseum, which remains an architectural feat in the eyes of modern engineers and has recently been named one of the “Seven Wonders of the Modern World.” The Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Square and the Basilica of St. Peter are ever-present reminders of the Catholic Church’s historical and religious influence. Rome is also full of picturesque piazzas and famous fountains. Here, Romans and visitors alike can step out of the hustle and bustle of modern Rome and enjoy people-watching over a caffé. For those looking to study in a cosmopolitan city rich with history, art, architecture and diverse people from around the globe, Rome beckons!
Programs in Rome Includes:
Full Curriculum at John Cabot University: Students who choose to study abroad in Rome with API at the John Cabot University (JCU) in Rome can study a wide variety of disciplines in English. Most API students choose to complete an Italian language course along with several other elective courses taught in English. It is highly recommended that students enroll in at least one Italian language course per semester. Italian language courses are taught at all levels. Course registration is conducted online prior to departure. Some courses do fill, so students are advised to have 1-2 alternates pre-approved for each class. Students complete a total of four to fi ve courses and receive 12-17 credit hours per semester session; most courses are equivalent to 3 credits. The program fee includes a maximum of 17 credits per semester session. Courses with site visits require an additional fee. API recommends that students obtain pre-approval from their home university for courses that they plan on taking abroad.
Summer Full Curriculum at John Cabot University: Students who choose to study abroad in Rome with API at JCU take 1-2 courses and receive 3-6 credit hours per semester session, or approximately 3 credits per course. The program fee for one course includes a maximum of 3 credits per summer session. The program fee for two courses includes a maximum of 6 credits per summer session. Italian language courses are taught at all levels (beginning through advanced) and are taught in Italian. Most other courses are taught in English.
Program Type(s):Study Abroad
- Academic Year
Relevant Study Subject(s):
- Liberal Arts, General Studies
- Italian Language, Literature
- Italian Studies
- International Relations
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API / Academic Programs International Scholarships
Students who are interested in studying abroad with API at John Cabot University in Rome have the opportunity to earn an “early bird scholarship” in the form of a $200 – $250 program fee deduction, simply by applying to the program in advance of the application deadlines.
The API-JCU Diversity Scholarship provides one full tuition award per session abroad (fall, spring, summer 1 or summer 2 session) to an outstanding minority student participating in the John Cabot University Program in Rome, Italy.
Full tuition (varies per term)
API is pleased to support students who are the first in their families to attend a college or university. The First Generation Scholarship award ranges from $250 to $750 per session and is available for academic year, quarter/semester, and summer students.
This scholarship is offered to API participants who attend a community or technical college in the U.S., and awards range from $250 to $750 per session.
The API STEM scholarship is offered for API participants who are studying science, technology, engineering or mathematics. The API STEM Scholarship award ranges from $250 to $750 and is available for academic year, quarter/semester, and summer students.
The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide. Students participating in an API program who have been awarded a Gilman scholarship will be eligible to receive up to $1,000 in matching contributions from API for a study abroad program, or up to $500 in matching contributions from API for an intern abroad program. To receive this award, Gilman winners should indicate their scholarship details on their financial aid information after acceptance to an API study abroad program.
Up to $1,000
API is proud to provide a diversity scholarship in order to support students from a variety of backgrounds. The API Diversity Scholarship award ranges from $250 to $750 and is available for academic year, quarter/semester, or summer students. In order to qualify for this scholarship, students must be one or more of the following: a U.S. military veteran, a non-traditional student (30 years old or older), a student with a disability, a minority student, and/or a LGBTQ student.
It is not an easy task to juggle the demands of college athletics with academic responsibilities while pursuing other interests on campus. API supports both current and college-bound student-athletes participating on our programs. We welcome student-athletes across all divisions of the NCAA, NAIA, and NJCAA to apply.
The API regional scholarships (Asia/Middle East, Europe, Latin America) provide awards that range from $250 to $800 per session. All API students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher are encouraged to apply. The scholarship is both need and merit-based. We will review your academic record, essays and financial need as stated in your own words. This scholarship is offered to quarter/semester, academic year, and summer students.
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