AIFS: Bridgetown - University of the West Indies

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Spend the summer in the beautiful city of Bridgetown with AIFS! You’ll earn up to 4 credits at The University of the West Indies. Courses are taught in English. You’ll earn 4 credits learning about the Caribbean while actively engaging in the cult... read more

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Spend the summer in the beautiful city of Bridgetown with AIFS! You’ll earn up to 4 credits at The University of the West Indies. Courses are taught in English.

You’ll earn 4 credits learning about the Caribbean while actively engaging in the culture of Barbados. Students will learn about the culture of the indigenous population, the history of the colonization of the Caribbean and 21st century Caribbean philosophy and pop culture. Classroom teaching is enhanced with extensive field trips to local museums, monuments and communities.

In Bridgetown, you will live in a single room in shared suites in a student residence hall. Daily breakfast and lunch in the campus dining hall is included.

You’ll enjoy cultural and social activities such as:


  • A boat trip

  • Visit slavery and emancipation exhibits at Barbados Museum

  • Visit National Heroes Square

  • Tour of George Washington House

  • Visit to local beaches

  • Day trip throughout Bridgetown and Barbados.

Program Highlights:

  • Enjoy AIFS organized social/cultural activities, excursions, and field trips.

  • Includes program fees guaranteed in U.S. dollars, housing, meal plan and experienced on-site Resident Director and support staff.

  • Take advantage of an optional AIFS Flight Package (round-trip flights and airport transfers).

  • Earn 4 credits from the University of the West Indies

  • Explore Barbados and immerse yourself in Caribbean life.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Summer
  • Short Term
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Language Requirement(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Sociology
  • Political Science and Government
  • History
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • Caribbean Studies
  • Area, Ethnic and Group Studies
Minimum GPA:
3.0
Year Founded:
1964
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AIFS Scholarships

Each year, AIFS awards more than $800,000 in scholarships, grants and financial support to deserving students & institutions. Funds are available for both summer and semester programs. Additional scholarships and grants are available to students at many schools across the country.

More than $800,00 in scholarships and grants are awarded each year

Deadlines:
Deadlines vary by program term

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Visit our website to learn more about available scholarships and grants. www.aifsabroad.com/scholarships

AIFS is a leading provider of study abroad programs, with a wide range of unique opportunities in Asia, Australia, Europe, South Africa and the Americas. Most AIFS campuses offer courses in English or in foreign languages from beginner to advanced levels, so you can have the study abroad experience that best suits you. The program fee is all-inclusive, making it simple for you to live, study abroad, and experience all that the world has to offer. Each year, more than $800,000 in scholarships and grants is awarded to deserving students & institutions. Funds are available for both summer and semester programs.

Scholarships to Study Abroad with AIFS

Deadlines:
Ongoing

Guidelines/Requirements:
Each year, more than $800,000 in scholarships and grants is awarded to deserving students & institutions. Funds are available for both summer and semester programs.

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