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Application Essay Prompts

Essay Examples

Application Deadlines

  • November 1: Study abroad for either semester in the following academic year
  • February 1:  Study abroad & domestic off-campus study for either semester in the following academic year

NOTE: Funding permitted, it may be possible to apply in September to study abroad in the spring semester of the same academic year.

Application Process

1. Pick an option and prepare your essays in consultation with a study abroad advisor & your faculty advisor(s)

2. Submit your application via StudioAbroad

  • Access StudioAbroad using your Beloit user name and password. Follow these instructions.
  • Complete the other components of the application, including your course lists
  • Secure 3 recommendation, 2 from faculty members and 1 from a peer.  Share your essays with them, and identify them in StudioAbroad. They will receive a message asking them to complete the on-line recommendation form
  • Upload your academic record from the Portal into the application.

3. The day of the deadline.

By 3:30 p.m.:

  • Bring a copy of your unofficial transcript to OIE for inclusion in your paper application file.
  • At this time, schedule a 15-minute interview with a member of the Committee on International Education (study abroad applicants only).

4. Submit a second application to the relevant university/program after being approved to study abroad by Beloit College. Follow these Instructions.

NOTE: All secondary applications for Beloit exchange programs and ISEP go through OIE.