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Non-Gordon Student Application for Greece Seminar

Non-Gordon students are welcome to apply to Gordon College's International Seminar in Greece. All International Summer Seminars are taught from the Christian perspective and visiting students must be willing to work non-judgmentally from this perspective and be comfortable abiding by the principles of the course and course life.

In addition to completing the online application below, students must submit the following:

  • Submit an online application (due December 15)
  • Submit two letters of reference—faculty and student affairs (download form here)
  • Submit an email to and explaining:
    • Which of the tracks you think you'll want to pursue.
    • Identify the professor/supervisor/clergy/etc. who will be sending in a recommendation for you.
  • Submit a non-refundable $30 application fee (check made out to Gordon College with "Greece Seminar" written on memo line. Application not complete without fee).
  • Submit an official college/university transcript from your home institution.
  • A $450 program deposit will be due within 10 days of acceptance. 

All supporting applications materials should be sent to:

Gordon College
Global Education Office
255 Grapevine Road
Wenham, MA 01984

Online International Seminar Application

This application requests information that will be used to evaluate your eligibility for an off-campus seminar program. Off-campus programs administered through Gordon are not entitlement programs. Gordon College reserves the right to admit students based on proven academic performance, moral maturity and personal motivation. For this reason, the essay portion of this application is especially important. We ask for you thoughtful consideration of those questions.

Please fill out the application form below with your information. Email geo@gordon.edu or call 978-867-4399 if you have any questions.

Please check your seminar's homepage for the application deadline. A non-refundable $30 deposit must be submitted to the Global Education Office by that deadline.

1. Date of Application:

2. Seminar Program:

3. GORDON STUDENTS ONLY: Do you wish to use this off-campus semester to fulfill Global Understanding Core? (Make sure that your selected program qualifies.)

Yes. I will register for COR210 New Perspectives 1 (pre-departure) and COR211 New Perspectives 2 (re-entry) sessions.
No-BUT. Although I am fulfilling the Global Understanding Core in other ways, I DO want to attend the New Perspectives sessions.
No. I am fulfilling the Global Understanding Core in other ways and do NOT wish to attend New Perspectives sessions.
No. My seminar does not qualify for Global Understanding.

4. Seminar Term:


5. Last Name:

6. First Name:

7. Middle Name:

8. Gordon College ID # or Name of Home College/University if non-Gordon student:

9. Gender:


10. Date of Birth:

11. Place of Birth:

12. Country of Citizenship:

13. Valid Passport:

Not necessary for my program

14. If yes, what is the expiration date on your passport?

15. Full Name exactly as it appears on passport:

16. Email address:

17. Campus Mailing Address:

18. Cell Phone Number:

19. Parent/Guardian (Last, First, MI):

20. Parent/Guardian Phone:

21. Parent/Guardian Address (please write out in full):

22. Parent/Guardian Email:

23. Emergency Contact (if other than parent/guardian) -- Last Name, First Name, Phone and Address:

24. Gordon internal scholarship aid does not apply to International Seminars. Please check with your Financial Aid Office to determine eligibility status should you be accepted into an off-campus program.

I receive Financial Aid and will meet with my Financial Aid Officer to determine which forms of financial aid are transferable to this program.
I am not currently receiving any forms of financial aid.

25. Some seminars include activities that require moderate to challenging physical exertion. Do you have any chronic physical conditions that require regular medical attention or that may be relevant for consideration in a program that requires physical activity such as walking, hiking, caving, etc.? If so, please explain.

26. Do you have allergies to foods, plants, etc.? Are there any prescription or non-prescription medications that you take regularly that you would anticipate needing while you are attending this program?

27. Do you have any learning disabilities you would like the program faculty to be aware of? If so, what?

28. Current Class Level:


29. Expected Graduation Date:

30. Major Field of Study 1:

31. Major Field of Study 2:

32. Minor Field of Study:

33. Name of Major Advisor:

34. Major Advisor's Email:

35. Faculty Reference (last and first name of faculty whom we can contact regarding your application):

36. Faculty Reference's Email:

37. Student Affairs Reference: (last and first name of staff member in Student Life or an RD, not an RA)

38. Student Affairs Reference's Email:

39. Current Overall GPA (Grade Point Average):

40. What is your motivation for participating in the program for which you are applying? How does the program meet your academic, personal and/or professional goals?

41. What in your past experience (international, educational or other) has prepared you for success in this program? What qualities or strengths do you possess that will contribute to your success in the program?

42. In the context of your own personal journey of faith, reflect upon your willingness to engage culturally diverse expressions of Christianity and other religions. What is your experience with such engagement?

43. The seminar for which you are applying is structured with conditions of greater personal freedom than is normally the case in a Christian college environment. How are you likely to respond to this greater freedom?