KEI program application
The application deadline for Summer 2015 programs in China, Ecuador, England, France, Ireland, Italy, Peru, Russia, Spain and Tanzania has been extended to March 30.
application deadlines and requirements before starting the application.
The following supporting documents must be sent to KEI via mail or email in addition to completing the application form.
Knowledge Exchange Institute
63 Sickletown Road
West Nyack, New York 10994
A $100 application fee must be mailed to the KEI office.
Payment can be made by check or money order.
Letter of Reference
The reference should come from your professor or a person who had a significant influence in your life (advisor, piano teacher, coach, employer, etc.).
Mail an official transcript to the KEI office.
To expedite the application process (suggested for students applying close to or after the application deadline), you can email a JPG, TIF or PDF file of an unoffocial transcript.
Note that an official transcript is still required to complete your application.
Mail 2 passport-sized photographs to the KEI office.
All photos MUST be official size.
Do NOT send photocopied or scanned photos.
Passport Photo Guide
Mail a photocopy of your passport information page (the one with your picture) to the KEI office.
You can also email a JPEG, TIF of PDF file.
If you do not have a passport at this time, please apply for one now.
Call our office if you have questions about obtaining a passport.
Students who plan to apply for a KEI scholarship must mail or email a 500 word essay describing how the scholarship will make a difference in their plans.
In addition, students must send financial need documentation such as a FAFSA receipt.
Call our office if you have questions about scholarship requirements.
Students interested in an internship or community service must include a one-page, typed description of their desired placement, qualifying skills, previous experience in the field, relevant academic coursework and intended career path.
Make sure to indicate your proficiency in the host country language.
A resume or CV is also required.