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  • Locations: Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: IFSA-Butler 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2022 10/15/2021 10/15/2021 01/20/2022 05/10/2022
Fall 2022 03/15/2022 03/15/2022 TBA TBA
Spring 2023 10/15/2022 10/15/2022 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term GPA Requirement: 3.00 Click here for a definition of this term Class Status: 2 semesters completed
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Open to non-WFU Students: No
Click here for a definition of this term Academic Areas Offered: Anthropology, Biology, East Asian Studies, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Health & Exercise Science, Health Policy & Adminstration, History, Humanities, International Studies, Philosophy, Politics and International Affairs, PreMed, Religion, Sociology, Urban Studies, Women's & Gender Studies
Program Description:

                     Study Abroad in SRI LANKA with IFSA                                                      

           Intercollegiate Sri Lanka Education Program (ISLE)


About the Program

Develop the tools to navigate Sri Lanka as a cultural insider and informed researcher. This Fascinating island is your classroom as you learn the local language live with host families and conduct an independent Study Project on one of its deeply-rooted traditions or contemporary post-war challenges. 

About Sri Lanka

The tropical Island of Sri Lanka is a microcosm of world religions. Although there is a deeply rooted tradition of Theravada Buddhism, the country is home to large populations of Hindus, Muslims and Christians. The ISLE program location is in the city of Kandy. 

Program Benefits
  • Set yourself apart by participating in the only academic and cultural immersion program in Sri Lanka
  • Gain valuable experience and give your resume a boost by conduction independent field-based research
  • Take courses with faculty at the historic and prestigious University of Peradeniya
  • Travel throughout the island to learn about its diverse populations, environments and social issues
  • Become part of the family with a home stay that offers an intimate look at daily Sri Lankan life and cultural traditions.


IFSA scholarships are primarily need-based and factor in any additional cost your study abroad program might have over home school tuition. The awards are $500 for summer programs, $1,500 for semester programs and $2,500 for full year programs. These scholarships may apply to any IFSA program, with the exception of our custom programs.