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Application Process

Application 2017Jacqueline Change, SKMC'20

The Foerderer Award for International Study will be made available to students in good academic standing in JCBS, SKMC, JCHP, JCN, JCP and JCPH who wish to enhance their educational experience by studying outside the United States for a period not less than 3 weeks and not to exceed 10 weeks. Apply during the spring application cycle if you plan to travel any time between September 30th and May 30th of the current academic year. Apply during the summer application cycle if you plan to travel between May 31st and August 31st of the current academic year. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Natanya Williams at

Application Process

Application Process 11.22

A completed application includes:

      1) Completed questionnaires

      2) Letter of acceptance or interest from host program or

      3) Recommendation by Jefferson Faculty/Sponsor/Mentor

      4) Completed Budget Sheet of estimated costs

      5) Back-up materials detailing the site and/or program


It is highly recommended that you do not wait until the last minute to start your application. Please be sure to have all of your materials completed before the deadline. All of the required documents above can be found in the application. To open an application, click here.

Important Dates

Term Year Application Open Date Application Deadline Decision Date
Spring 2018  July 1, 2017 October 2, 2017* December 20, 2017*
 Summer  2018 November 20, 2017* January 9, 2018 February 23, 2018*

*Dates may be subject to change