Irish-American Scholar Program
Spend a year studying in Northern Ireland!
The Irish-American Scholar Program, sponsored by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), the United Methodist Church and the Roman Catholic Church offers students the opportunity to study abroad in Northern Ireland for one or two semesters, and is open to all Ozarks sophomores, juniors and seniors.
Accepted students may be placed at Queens University, University of Ulster, Stranmillis University College, St. Mary's University College or the Belfast Metropolitan College. The program includes courses in Irish studies as well as courses related to the student's academic interest.
Cost: Students pay their regular Ozarks tuition and fees. Tuition and fees are waived at the Irish universities. Students are responsible for their room, board, books and travel expenses. Financial aid may be processed, so interested students should consult with the Ozarks office of financial aid.
Nomination Procedure: Ozarks sophomores, juniors and seniors with a GPA of 3.2 or higher are eligible to apply for this program, which is open to all majors and provides academic credit toward an Ozarks degree. Up to three students may be nominated from U of O each academic year.
- Survey of Interest Submissions: You may print out a copy*, fill it out and return it to Dr. Bill Eakin (see below).
For more information, go to the web site of the Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities, or email or call Dr. Bill Eakin at 479-979-1457.