- Non-refundable application fee: $100
Due upon submission of your application
- First payment: $1,000
This payment must be made on or before December 4, 2020. This first deposit will secure your spot.
- Confirmation payment: $2,000
This payment must be made on or before February 5, 2021.
- Interim payment: $2,000
This payment must be made on or before March 19, 2021.
- Final payment: $2,100
Payment in full of the remaining balance of $2,100 is due on or before May 7, 2021.
Method of payment
Payments may be made easily online:
- Go to my.sbu.edu and log in.
- Click on the “ONE STOP” tab at the top of the page.
- Click on the "MAKE PAYMENTS" panel.
- Under "Make Payments," find the "Summer Study in Sorrento, Italy, Payments" link.
- Fill in the information and the payment will be made from your account electronically.
Alternatively, you may pay by paper check at the university business office in the Administration Building. Make your check payable to St. Bonaventure University and note “Sorrento, Italy, trip" in the memo line.
Deposits and payments from students accepted into the program are not refundable.
St. Bonaventure contracts to pay Sant’Anna Institute for room and board for students accepted into the program. Payment to Sant’Anna Institute must be made by the university even if a student drops out of the program.
Deposits are held in the student’s name but will not appear on your student account until formal billing is completed in March 2021.
The total cost of this trip is $7,200. This does not include airfare. For questions about the program contact Anna Bulszewicz by email
. For questions about financial aid please contact Michelle Schram by email.
An anonymous St. Bonaventure alumnus/alumna has generously donated scholarship money for Sorrento study abroad students. Two prestigious students will be awarded $1,000 scholarships by program Director Anna Bulszewicz.
Scholarships are available for students who have applied and are accepted into the program. Scholarship applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
How to apply
Submit a meaningful personal statement to Director Bulszewicz detailing your global interests and, in particular, why you want to live and learn abroad in Sorrento, Italy, during summer 2021. The statement should be double-spaced and roughly two pages. Your submission should be well-written and proofread.
Submit your statement as a Word.document as soon as possible via email to Director Bulszewicz. The deadline will be announced in spring 2021. Winners, chosen by the program director and the scholarship donor, will be announced immediately after the deadline.
Questions? Contact Director Bulszewicz