Fall 2015 & Academic Year 2015-2016 Application

Due Date

Monday March 16, 2015

Mailing Address

Send all required materials to SITA via email or snail-mail:


South India Term Abroad
1079 South 300 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Required Materials
  1. Home Institution Approval Form
  2. Application Form (Please note that you will not be able to save and return to your application. Review the form & have your essay & proposal ready to upload before beginning the application.)
  3. Two Academic References (Talk to your references about why you are applying to SITA and ask them to send a brief letter via email before the application deadline.)
  4. Transcript
When You Submit Your Application, Also:
  1. Apply for a passport if necessary. (If you are accepted into the fall 2015 program, your passport must be valid until at least May 2015. If you are accepted into the academic year 2015-2016 program, your passport must be valid until at least October 2016.)
  2. Schedule an appointment with your healthcare provider. (If you are accepted, you will need to submit the medical form by the end of March 2015. You will also need plenty of time to complete your vaccinations. Consult with your doctor and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention to decide which vaccinations and medications to obtain in preparation for your semester in urban India.) 


SITA alumni: consider returning to Madurai for a semester or year to gain experience in peer counseling, non-profit administration, leadership development, continued Tamil language training, intercultural team work, and extended independent living in India!  Apply for a South India Term Abroad program assistant position. The deadline for an academic year 2015-2016 program assistant position is March 2, 2015. 

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