Combine the Lima metropolis bustling city life, worldly food fusion, endless cultural and night life with Iquitos, the capital of the Peruvian Amazon, the largest city in the world not reachable by road. Science and culture come together as you st...
Combine the Lima metropolis bustling city life, worldly food fusion, endless cultural and night life with Iquitos, the capital of the Peruvian Amazon, the largest city in the world not reachable by road. Science and culture come together as you study and work with local organizations on environmentally focused community improvement projects.
What the Community Building and Sustainable Development program has to offer
- Three courses specially-designed for IFSA students - The opportunity to visit two of the most beautiful cities in Peru, each with a distinct ecological and cultural environment - Students live in Lima and Iquitos - An amazing visit to the Amazon is also part of the program - An experience that will contribute to your increased understanding of the confluence of science and culture - Partnering with local organizations to participate in environmentally focused community improvement projects - Ideal for students interested in Spanish language proficiency, community development and sustainable studies, environmental and biological sciences, and Latin American studies.
Any student applying to an IFSA-Butler program can apply for our general scholarship awards, which are $500 for a summer program, $1,500 for semester study, and $2,000 for the full year. We also offer special opportunities such as First Generation College Student scholarships and a Fill the GAP study abroad savings program that matches contributions up to $1,000.
Coincides with program deadlines
Any student who applies for an IFSA-Butler program may apply for a scholarship by completing a scholarship application. This is separate from the general IFSA-Butler program application.