Holland Fellows Program for Business Study in AsiaVisit the Holland Fellows webpage for more information. Applications are due by September 25, 2019.
Since 1997, Walker College of Business students have had a unique opportunity to participate in a two-week faculty/student delegation to Fudan University in Shanghai. Students participate in lectures given by professors in Fudan's School of Management, as well as visit the vibrant cities of Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong. They gain an understanding of international business by visiting state-owned enterprises and foreign joint ventures in China and by meeting Hong Kong businesspersons. Twelve outstanding applicants are competitively selected by the College of Business through an intensive process to participate in this program.
BUS 4065-101 – Holland Fellows International Business Study in Asia – 3 credit hours
Pre-Reqs: To apply, must be a Junior or Senior with a 3.0+ GPA and admitted to the College of Business by the end of Fall 2019.
Program CostAll students are strongly urged to attend a Faculty-led Study Abroad Financial Workshop prior to submitting the signed application to OIED. These workshops are held throughout the semester. We will answer your questions about program payment schedule, cancellation policy, financial aid and other funding sources, financial planning, and other related topics. ALL IN-PERSON WORKSHOPS WILL BE HELD IN THE PLEMMONS STUDENT UNION. Online and evening workshops are available on (TBD). For workshop dates and to register for a workshop, please click here.
Paid to Appalachian State
|App Tuition & Fees1||Student Accounts|
2Program Cost includes airfare, in-country program transportation, lodging, international health and evacuation insurance, program events, most meals, and OIED/CCS administrative fee.
Estimated Additional Costs
1Additional meals not included in the program price. This may include non-group meals, meals during travel, and snacks.
2Personal expenses includes but is not limited to: toiletries, cell phone, emergency funds, laundry, clothing, utilities, basic travel and entertainment, etc.
3Immunization and medication costs will vary by student. Please visit a travel health professional for more information.
Please note that non-billable costs are estimates only and will be affected by personal spending habits, currency fluctuations, etc. Prices listed in USD unless otherwise noted. Students are encouraged to start planning for their study abroad program costs well in advance. Please use the Student Financial Planning Worksheet to help estimate your anticipated expenses and your anticipated financial resources. When planning for estimated additional costs students are encouraged to research currency conversion rates. To see a total of the estimated costs for this program please visit the program budget sheet.
|Deposit||$300.00||Submit with application|
Appalachian reserves the right to cancel or alter the program format or to change costs in case of conditions beyond the university's control. Further details about Appalachian's withdrawal/cancellation policy can be found at this link.
Financial AidIf you plan to use any form of financial aid (loans, grants, scholarships) to participate in a short-term, faculty-led education abroad program, we strongly recommend that you take the following steps before applying to the program:
- Complete your FAFSA for the academic year in which the program is offered. Please be mindful of Financial Aid deadlines!
- Visit the Office of Financial Aid's website at http://financialaid.appstate.edu/study-abroad. Read all the information carefully and print the Study Abroad Agreement Form for the appropriate term that you are requesting an increase in financial aid due to studying abroad.
- Go to the Office of Financial Aid on the second floor of the JET Building to discuss your financial aid eligibility with Kim Overcash or Laura Sullivan PRIOR to applying to the program.
Each semester OIED offers a variety of different scholarship opportunities for students. Scholarship awards range from $250 to $2000.
For information about additional scholarships please visit our External Scholarships web page.
The international component of this course will run from May 12 to May 28, 2020.
Pre-Program MeetingsPre-program meetings will take place as part of BUS 4060 during the spring semester.
Program LeadersMr. Jesse Pipes
Holland Fellows Program Director
Lecturer, Department of Management, Walker College of Business
Mr. Matt Dull
Holland Fellows Culture Lead
Assistant Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs
Ms. Lacy Schmidt
Holland Fellows Logistics Lead
University Programs Specialist
Brantley Risk and Insurance Center
Walker College of Business
How to ApplyFOR APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS, PLEASE VISIT THE HOLLAND FELLOWS APPLICATION WEBPAGE.
All students are strongly urged to attend a Faculty-led Study Abroad Financial Workshop prior to submitting the signed application to OIED. These workshops are held throughout the semester. We will answer your questions about program payment schedule, cancellation policy, financial aid and other funding sources, financial planning, and other related topics. ALL WORKSHOPS WILL BE HELD IN THE PLEMMONS STUDENT UNION. Evening workshops are also available. For workshop dates and to register for a workshop, please click here.
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION:
Programs are open until full. If a program is full, the Faculty-led Education Abroad Program online student application form for that program will be deactivated and you will no longer be able to apply. The application deadline is September 25, 2019.
Appalachian reserves the right to cancel or alter the program format or to change costs in case of conditions beyond the university's control.