CIEE: Cape Town - Global sustainability & Environment

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Cape Town is a microcosm of the challenges facing many African cities in transition – making it the perfect location to study sustainability, urban systems and community. During CIEE’s Global Sustainability and Environment program, local experts a... read more

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January 09, 2019 South African Adventure
My experience was very worthwhile. I learned a lot about the local culture and history. I also was able to make connections between the United States and South Africa. I learned a lot about different languages and the importance of learning as much as you can about other people. - Berea College View Entire Review

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Cape Town is a microcosm of the challenges facing many African cities in transition – making it the perfect location to study sustainability, urban systems and community. During CIEE’s Global Sustainability and Environment program, local experts and CIEE’s expert staff will provide the tools you need to develop a deep understanding of sustainability in a local and global context, while working on real-world projects in Cape Town. This program is a life-changing learning experience. You’ll also experience South African culture by living with a host family for a weekend, going on trips and excursions throughout the country, and more.

Study abroad in Cape Town and you’ll:
- Spend three days with a host family in a former South African township
- Experience life in an EcoVillage
- Learn to speak Afrikaans or isiXhosa
- Attend local theater, music and dance productions, and sporting matches like rugby and soccer

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Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Environmental Studies
  • Sustainability Studies
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Qualifying programs: all summer, semester or year-long CIEE programs

$2,500 toward semester program costs, or $750 toward summer program costs

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CIEE offers substantial grants for students who choose our innovative Open Campus Block program. Available at 13 CIEE Global Institutes around the globe, Open Campus invites students across majors to study in up to three international locations in one semester.

$9,000 semester grant, $6,000 quarter grant

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Receive a free flight voucher worth up to $1,000 to Latin America or the Caribbean this fall when you complete the Free Flight Voucher Form!

Up to $1,000 per student

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To increase access to study abroad by more students from Minority Serving Institutions (MSI), CIEE will cover 100% of program fees and travel costs for 10 students from 10 different MSIs to participate in an intensive 4-week, 3-credit summer study abroad program. To become a Frederick Douglass Global Fellow, students must be nominated and receive letters of recommendation.

100% of program fee and travel costs

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Current attendee at an MSI

$2,000 for semester, $1,000 for internship, $500 for summer

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Qualifying programs: CIEE summer, semester, or year-long programs that offer research opportunities. Please check the home page of your program of interest to see what awards are offered for that program.

$2,500 toward semester program costs, or $750 toward summer program costs

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Qualifying programs: CIEE’s Sustainability and the Environment, or Tropical Ecology and Conservation summer, semester or year-long programs.

$2,500 toward semester program costs, or $750 toward summer program costs

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Travel costs to and from study abroad or internship program. Pell-eligible; first-come, first-served.

$1,000

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Students who enroll in more than one four-week session receive a 20% discount off each additional session.

20% discount

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Deduction off of non‑consecutive in‑person terms for CIEE alumni or sibling of alumni.

10% discount

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Qualifying programs: CIEE summer, semester, or year-long programs in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Please check the home page of your program of interest to see what awards are offered for that program.

$2,500 toward semester program costs, or $750 toward summer program costs

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Qualifying programs: CIEE’s Community and Public Health summer, semester or year-long programs.

$2,500 toward semester program costs, or $750 toward summer program costs

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Federal Pell Grant-eligible students can receive a GAIN Travel Grant up to $1,000 when they complete their CIEE Scholarships and Grants application by our published deadlines. Gilman Scholarship applicants can receive a CIEE Go Global Grant AND a GAIN Travel Grant totally up to $4,000!

Up to $1,000 per student

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CIEE offers substantial grants for students who choose our innovative Open Campus Block program. Available at 13 CIEE Global Institutes around the globe, Open Campus invites students across majors to study in up to three international locations in one semester.

Up to $3,000 per student

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Qualified applicants not chosen for a full fellowship are guaranteed a $1,500 program grant and possible university match, $3,000***

$1,500 per student

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