Eastern Oklahoma State College

Study Abroad

Eastern Oklahoma State College has a study abroad cultural exchange with College360 in Silkeborg, Denmark. In April 2023, Eastern will welcome a group of students from College360 for a week-long stay in Wilburton. Then in May 2023, a group of Eastern students will travel to Silkeborg for a week-long stay in Denmark.

  • Visit Copenhagen, the capital and most populous city of Denmark, and see the most popular sites to learn about the country's royal family, government structure, architecture, art, Viking history and more
  • Learn about the Danish culture and what makes the Danes rank among the world's most happy people
  • Meet students and stay with host families in Silkeborg to experience the Danish concept of hygge
  • Attend class with students at College360 and learn about their educational and career paths
     

Application 

Applications are now being accepted for Eastern students to participate in the Study Abroad Program.

  1. To be considered for this study abroad trip, the Study Abroad Application must be completed entirely.
     
  2. All additional required information must be received along with the application before the deadline.
    • Include two (2) letters of recommendation from current EOSC faculty that are in sealed envelopes, or emailed to Lea Dickson at ldickson@eosc.edu directly from the faculty member.
    • Write an essay of 500 words or less to answer this question: How will being chosen to travel to Denmark benefit me, the college, and the community
       
  3. The completed application with all additional documents should be returned by 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022 to: ldickson@eosc.edu OR the President's Office, Library Building 201A, Eastern Oklahoma State College, 1301 W Main, Wilburton, OK 74578
     
  4. Students chosen to travel to Denmark will be responsible for covering the following estimated costs:
    • Approximately $2,000 for airfare/transportation, lodging, meals and entry fees for activities (final costs may vary depending on airfare and activity schedule)
    • Cost of securing a passport
    • Cost of taking a 3-credit hour humanities course HUMAN 2713 Globa Humanities-Denmark in the Spring 2023 Semester
    • Spending money while away
       
  5. Applications are open to full-time and part-time students taking courses in Wilburton, McAlester, Idabel and Antlers.
     
  6. Applications will be reviewed for consideration by a committee of faculty and staff. The study abroad trip is contingent upon students raising required funds. Students will have the opportunity to host fundraisers and seek donations to assist with the cost of the trip. 
     
  7. The dates for the trip to Denmark have tentatively been set for May 10-17, 2023.
     

Information Session

All students interested in the program should attend the Zoom meeting to learn more information and ask questions.

Monday, Sept. 26 at 2:00 p.m.
https://zoom.us/j/95618390883
Meeting ID: 956 1839 0883 
  

Information Table

Ask questions and get more information about the Study Abroad Program in the Student Center Cafeteria from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
 

Contact

For additional information, contact the EOSC faculty and staff members who will be leading the study abroad trip.

Anne Brooks
Director of Enrollment Management
Dean of the McAlester Campus
918.302.3603
abrooks@eosc.edu

Heather Spiegel, MS, RN
Nursing Professor
McAlester 231
918.302.3605
hspiegel@eosc.edu                           

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