SIT Study Abroad: Argentina - Art, Memory, and Social Transformation (Summer)

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Discover how artistic work has allowed people of multiple generations in Argentina to work through Argentina's troubled past and to advocate for social change.Explore Buenos Aires to examine the role of art in remembering, moving forward, and work... read more

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I learned about experiences of trauma and pain that I would never have the opportunity to hear about in the same way outside of Buenos Aires. It was absolutely worthwhile. - The College of William and Mary View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with SIT Study Abroad: Argentina - Art, Memory, and Social Transformation (Summer)
I definitely think about art differently after this program. It was really empowering to see it used as a tool in so many ways. In this program, art was used as a means of exploring and analyzing a new city, as a means to process trauma, to track an intergenerational timeline of consciousness, and to empower people with creative... - Brown University View Entire Review

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Discover how artistic work has allowed people of multiple generations in Argentina to work through Argentina's troubled past and to advocate for social change.

Explore Buenos Aires to examine the role of art in remembering, moving forward, and working toward social transformation. Consider ways NGOs have employed art to create a nonviolent culture in some of Buenos Aires’ more challenged spaces and partner with an NGO in a service project. You will gain an awareness of the ways art can offer porteños, residents of Buenos Aires, diverse means of voicing discontent and working for a more just future. Understand the potential relationship between art and nonviolence and the use of art as an expression of both resilience and resistance.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Summer
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Film, Video, Photographic Arts
  • Latin American Studies
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Spanish Language, Literature
Minimum GPA:
2.5
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SIT Study Abroad Scholarships

SIT Study Abroad awards need-based scholarships and grants. We do not offer merit-based awards at this time. Average awards range between $500 and $5,000 for our semester programs, and between $500 and $3,000 for our summer programs. Our scholarships and grants are available to all students accepted into an SIT Study Abroad program irrespective of citizenship, national origin, or home school. We do not require a separate scholarship application for each scholarship fund; eligible students will be evaluated for all funds for which they are eligible. Please note: SIT Study Abroad scholarships and grants are only applicable to tuition and room/board fees billed by SIT Study Abroad. We do not award scholarships or grants to cover any other expenses, including, but not limited to, immunizations, visa fees, books, or study abroad fees charged by your home school. If your home school has an established billing agreement with us, it is your responsibility to communicate with your home school as to how your SIT scholarship or grant will be passed on to you by your home school. For a list of available scholarships and grants, click here.

$500 - $5000

Deadlines:
April 1 for summer programs – extended to June 1 for summer 2020 May 15 for fall programs — extended to June 1 for fall 2020 November 1 for spring programs

Guidelines/Requirements:
The SIT Study Abroad scholarship application process has been fully integrated into our online program application. After ticking the scholarship box in the program application, please complete the following steps: Provide us with the name and email address of a financial aid officer at your home school. Electronically sign and date the FERPA release included as part of the application process. The financial aid officer at your school will be emailed a link to a secure web form where s/he will provide information about your financial aid at your home school

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