Complete your Fieldwork in Health Promotion Abroad

Grant-funded student exchange between UW Bothell in Washington, USA, and Southeastern Technological University (SETU) in Waterford, Ireland

March – May 2024 (8-10 weeks)

Priority Application Deadlineby November 1
Primary Language(s) of InstructionEnglish 
Affiliated DepartmentSchool of Nursing and Health Studies at UWB andSchool of Health Sciences at SETU
Credits0-12 credits (depending on the student’s needs). Students will receive credit through their home university.
Program Cost

Grant award 
Thanks to an Erasmus+ grant, each participating student will receive $3,500 to be used for lodging, food, airfare and local transportation costs. Tuition and out of pocket expenses are not covered by the grant. 
Number available
Department majors- Health Studies or Nursing
Financial Aid EligibilityU.S. students may be eligible for financial aid if they opt to earn 12 credits for the experience.
Visas  Visit the UW Study Abroad Passports and Visas webpage for more information. Note that there can be strict entry and exit rules and restrictions for foreign visitors. This may impact your ability to travel within the region before or after your program, or to attend two subsequent programs. 
Information Session​​​​​​​UWB  students: Join the Zoom webinar on October 24th from 6 pm – 7 pm. Or contact Dr. Jody Early at to learn more.
SETU students: Email Dr. Niamh Murphy at for more information.

Program Description

SETU students or UWB Health Studies or Nursing majors with junior or senior status can apply to complete their fieldwork requirement abroad (8 weeks on site) with a community organization in Ireland or U.S.. Gain health promotion experience working with Irish/US organizations, faculty and students!  

This unique exchange opportunity is funded by an Erasmus+ grant from the European Union and conducted in partnership with the Southeastern Technical University in Waterford, Ireland. Participants will receive $3,500 for lodging, airfare and food. Tuition is separate but can qualify for student financial aid or other types of assistance. 

This experience can also be completed with or without academic credit. 

Application: For UWB students: Apply by Nov 1, 2023.

For SETU students, please contact Dr. Niamh Murphy at  or Paula Brazil at 

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