Calendar for SSE Application and Notification for a 2021-2022 Gap Year
Fall 2020: Call for applicants.
February 2021: SSE Applications Due Feb 26, 2021
ESU staff will send interview materials to the SSE Committee Regional Chairs.
The English-Speaking Union
144 East 39th Street
New York, NY 10016 Attn: Alice Uhl, International Programs
March 1-10, 2021: ESU Regional Chairs conduct interviews (in person or via Zoom/Skype/FaceTime).
March 15, 2021: ESU SSE Committee selects finalists and sends to the ESU UK for placement.
By Mid-April 2021: The ESU US notifies finalists and families of their placement. A $2,000 non-refundable program fee is due to the ESU upon acceptance of placement.
June 2021: Pre-departure orientation at the ESU in New York or virtual TBA.
September 2021: Students depart for the United Kingdom.