These are the Terms & Conditions of our Payment Schedule/Cancellations Policy:
Payment: The $150 application fee must accompany the Application for Acceptance and is non-refundable, and not applicable to tuition. Upon notification of acceptance into the program, an online Enrollment with applicable program deposit (payable by credit card) is required within 10 days to secure enrollment. The balance of the tuition, refundable fees and other optional fees are invoiced by mail or email, and are due by April 1, 2013 payable by check, money order, or wire transfer only. Bank charges incurred are the responsibility of the student/parent. Discovery Internships will credit only the actual payment in US dollars credited to Discovery Internships by The First National Bank of Long Island. Credit cards are accepted only for the $150 application fee and the online enrollmnt deposit. Credit cards are not accepted for the balance of tuition or any other supplemental fees. Full payment is due upon enrollment for students who apply after April 1, 2013.
Special Note: All international students living outside North America and attending a program in the USA, will be assessed a non-refundable International Registration Fee of $250 which includes health/medical insurance coverage (with deductible) while attending Discovery Internships, international courier fees, and airport meet and assist/airport transfers in the US.
Cancellation: The balance of the tuition, refundable fees, optional fees and airline fees are due by April 1, 2013, or upon enrollment if enrolling after April 1. Full payment must be received by April 1 to guarantee enrollment status.
Program/Campus Changes: The following fees will be charged for Discovery Internships program, industry and/or city change for a student who switches from one Discovery Internships program to another Discovery Internships program
The following fees will be charged for Discovery Internships program, industry and or/ city change for a student who switches from one Discovery Internships program to a Summer Discovery program OR from one Summer Discovery program to a Discovery Internships program
All program changes are subject to availability of internship and housing.
Damage/Key Security Deposit is refundable by check only using US postal service, less charges (if any) for lost keys, damage to room, furnishings, common areas, outstanding incidental expenses and rooms left unclean. Parents are responsible for any charges incurred beyond the deposit. Refunds are forwarded after a full accounting is received by the University Housing Offices, usually by the end of September.
International Student Visas: Students and their families are responsible for obtaining any required Visas. Due to the brief period of time of the program, international students should obtain a short stay TOURIST visa, (not a STUDENT or WORK visa), from the American Embassy or Consulate in their home country.