PROGRAM DATES: Dec. 26, 2019 - Jan. 5, 2020 

EARLY APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 30, 2018

EARLY ADMISSIONS NOTIFICATIONS: December 7, 2018

STANDARD APPLICATION DEADLINE:  March 1, 2019

STANDARD APPLICATION DEADLINE:  March 8, 2019

ESTIMATED PROGRAM FEES:  $1,500  (This includes a $300)

Program fees* cover all lodging in-country, three meals per day, travel insurance, and all sponsored in-country transportation and entry fees. They do not include UGA in-state tuition† and fees, personal purchases, and international airfare. For more information on tuition and fees, please visit the UGA Bursar's website.

* The final program fee is subject to student enrollment.
† Note: Out-of-state students pay in-state tuition. Additionally, the HOPE and Zell Miller scholarships apply to those who are eligible.

 

General Description of the ULead Certificate

The Certificate in Leadership and Service is designed to enhance the interpersonal skills of students through an interdisciplinary approach to the study and practice of leadership and service. Students will gain experience in leadership in personal, team, organizational and community contexts. Courses to complete the certificate will provide students with the opportunity to work in groups, develop skills in communication and critical thinking, practice skills in decision making and problem solving, and serve in leadership roles in their college, campus organizations or community.

The certificate is a collaborative effort among multiple colleges and campus units including the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, the Warnell School of Forest Resources, the College of Education, Student Affairs, and other units who are working to incorporate leadership and service components in their courses. Therefore, the certificate allows students maximum flexibility in designing a plan of work to target their particular interests and developmental needs. Entrance Requirements The Certificate in Leadership and Service is open to any University of Georgia student. To be eligible for admission to the program, a student must be rising second–year student in good academic standing. Applications may be obtained from the Program Coordinator.

ULead Certificate Program in Costa Rica

ACADEMIC COURSE:  ALDR 3900S Leadership and Service (3 hours). 

FACULTY MEMBER:  Dr. James Anderson, II

The course explores the topics of personal leadership development and civic engagement through an interdisciplinary approach.  It also includes a service-learning component that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to course objectives. Student engagement in the service-learning component will be up to 25% of overall instruction time. The service-learning component will take place on the UGA Costa Rica Campus or at the San Luis community surrounding the campus.

Scholarship Information

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
UGA Foundation Incentive Scholarship for Study Abroad
OIE General Scholarship

*Program Fee

Program fees* cover all lodging in-country, three meals per day, travel insurance, and all sponsored in-country transportation and entry fees. They do not include UGA in-state tuition† and fees, personal purchases, and international airfare. For more information on tuition and fees, please visit the UGA Bursar's website.

* The final program fee is subject to student enrollment.
† Note: Out-of-state students pay in-state tuition. Additionally, the HOPE and Zell Miller scholarships apply to those who are eligible.

For more information and the cost of attendance sheet, please visit the StudyAway Portal.