Patti McGill Peterson Center for International and Intercultural Studies
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is an opportunity open to sophomore, junior and senior students with
appropriate academic preparation, motivation, and interest in the relevant area. Students in all major fields may participate in
off-campus programs: some programs have
distinctive curricular strengths, but all are designed to enable students with
a variety of interests to benefit from the experience of living and studying in
a different cultural setting. Students currently on disciplinary, social, or
academic probation are not eligible to apply for, or participate in, off-campus
study programs. In addition,
students with outstanding disciplinary fines, service hours and/or education
program requirements are not eligible to participate in the program. Second-semester seniors must petition to
The Fisk Program is
designed to enable students with a variety of interests to benefit from the
experience of living and studying in a different cultural setting. Applicants must have completed at least one
course with significant African American content. Admission to the program is
based on the quality of the application.
Candidates must present a coherent academic rationale for participation
in the Fisk Program and a record of academic performance that demonstrates
ability to meet the challenges of off-campus study. The selection committee considers closely the
candidate's rationale for participation and academic record as a whole. Candidates for the Fisk Program must also
present evidence of maturity and responsibility.