Thank you for your interest in submitting a proposal to lead or co-lead a short-term study abroad program at Valencia College! You must be a full-time, non-temporary employee at the college in order to lead or travel on a study abroad program. Please see the timeline below for important dates and deadlines.
In order to submit a completed application, you will need the following documents to submit as part of your proposal:
Below is a list of third party providers recommended by the SAGE Office:
Using any program provider will require a signed agreement each year. Once you have selected a program provider, you must contact the SAGE Office to review the logistics and obtain a signed agreement. The SAGE Office has the right to request a new provider if it's deemed the chosen provider does not meet the guidelines for serving as a provider or if the provider will not sign an agreement.
This program is designed for full-time employees who have never led a study abroad program before and who would like to gain experience in order to lead their own program in the future. Below are the requirements to become a PLIT and steps to apply. Please note: It is not required to PLIT before leading a study abroad program.
The PLIT process is highly competitive and funding is limited. Acceptance is not guaranteed.
Program participants must