Calendar for SSE Application and Notification for a 2019-2020 Gap Year
Fall 2018: Call for applicants.
December 2018: ESU staff will send interview materials to the SSE Committee Regional Chairs.
January 21, 2019: Deadline for applications.
February 4-18, 2019: ESU Regional Chairs conduct interviews (in person or via phone/Skype/FaceTime).
February 21, 2019: Deadline for Regional Chairs to submit interview notes to the ESU for dissemination to the committee.
Mid-March 2019: Confirm finalists, and send confirmation to the UK for placement.
By April 8, 2019: American finalists placed in UK schools.
Mid-April 2019: The ESU notifies finalists and families of their placement. A $2,000 non-refundable program fee is due to the ESU upon receipt of invoice.
June 2019: Pre-departure orientation at the ESU in New York.
September 2019: Students depart for the United Kingdom.