If your MyEAP application checklist already requires a "statement of purpose" or "personal statement," please disregard the instructions below and paste the statement required in the MyEAP checklist in the MyStudyAbroad Portal. If the MyEAP application checklist does not require another statement, please follow the instructions below.
Audience: During the application process, your statement may be read by numerous entities including UC and/ or host institution faculty and staff. Your statement should be sensitive to the host culture and contain well-researched, accurate information relating to the host country.
Format: Your statement of purpose is to be written in standard essay format below. The essay must be 500-650 words in length.
Content: Within one cohesive essay, respond concisely to the following questions.
What are your educational goals for your EAP option? Please dedicate approximately 65% of your statement to the topics of this section. Keeping in mind the academic focus of your EAP option, include all of the following in your response:
What are your personal goals/interests for your EAP option?
Please dedicate no more than 35% of your statement to the topics in this section. Please do not write about your travel intentions. In your response, you may want to consider the following topics: