COC to offer semester trip to London

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Students interested in traveling to London will have an opportunity to study abroad in Fall 2014.

A trip to England is planned for Sept. 4 through Nov. 14 and is open to all college students with a GPA of at least 2.5 and a minimum of 12 units of college level courses at an accredited college.

In addition to the experience of studying abroad, students will have the opportunity to earn scholarships through the program.

AIFS Ambassador Scholarship is awarding 1,000 scholarships to six students participating in the semester to London.

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Students can also apply for the Benjamin Gilman Scholarship award of $4,000 to $5,000, if they are receiving a Federal PELL Grant.

Courses offered during the trip include: English, History, Psychology, Sociology and Communications – and all classes are UC and CSU transferable.

Students can share a home stay or a student apartment which includes shared bedrooms, a kitchen, living area and bathroom.

Students will also use the London Transportation travel pass which includes bus fare and subterranean trains in travel zones.

Participants can take the European Tour or the Scotland Weekend while in London – the European Tour is a five-day, four-night tour that begins in Paris, and the Scotland Weekend is a four-day, three-night tour through the islands of Scotland.

For more information about dates and upcoming meetings on this event, contact Dr. Claudia Acosta, COC Department Chair of Modern Languages at (661) 362-3530.