Summer Programs

The application process is a two-step process:
1) Apply directly to the foreign institution or study abroad program for admission
     - Visit the program or university website to view deadlines and to access application
       materials.
      - Deadlines for admission vary widely, and many study abroad programs have rolling
       admissions, so apply early! 


2) Apply for Transfer Credit
    - The Application for Transfer credit will open early in January for summer study abroad.

       Do not wait to be admitted to your study abroad program to submit an application for
       transfer credit!  

    - To complete an Application for Transfer Credit:
      1)  Review the list of suggested programs, and click on the Apply for Transfer Credit button
           under
 the program name. If the program you are applying to does not appear on the list
           of suggested programs, click
here to apply to the generic program named
           "Summer Study Abroad Program".

       2) Complete and submit all the required on-line forms.
       3) Print the "Approval of Summer Study Abroad" form from your online application and submit it, with the 
           appropriate signatures and required materials, to the OIE (1414 Mass Ave, 3rd Floor) by
           the application 
deadline.

If applying for summer funding:
       1) Apply directly to the foreign institution or study abroad program for admission.
       2) Prepare your materials:

           - Unofficial Transcript: Avalable under the "View Unofficial Transcript" link in the Grades
             tab of my.harvard.edu.
           - Project Proposal: 750-word essay detailing how this study abroad experience fits into
             your academic work at Harvard College, saved in PDF format.
           - Apply for transfer credit (see above).
           - Proof of acceptance to program or evidence of application, saved in PDF format.
           - Enroll in Direct Deposit: Enroll via your term bill by following these instructions. Take a
             screen shot of your "Direct Deposit Enrollment Receipt" and save as a PDF. 
        3) Submit your materials.
        4) Complete the OCS Funding Application for Non-Harvard Study Abroad Programs using
            the Centralized Application for Research and Travel (CARAT) by Thursday, February 6,
            2020 at 5:00 pm
.
       

If you are interested in participating in a Harvard Summer School study abroad program, please
contact the Harvard Summer School directly.