Travelnstudy: Swiss Cultural Experience Summer Program

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  • Location(s): Lugano, Switzerland
  • Program Type(s): Study Abroad, Volunteer, Research

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Based in Lugano, Switzerland, this program gives you a good background in international studies with additional insight into the traditional values of the Swiss political system: federalism, neutrality, and direct democracy as well as tolerance, a... read more

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Based in Lugano, Switzerland, this program gives you a good background in international studies with additional insight into the traditional values of the Swiss political system: federalism, neutrality, and direct democracy as well as tolerance, and respect for minorities. You will gain a better understanding of multiculturalism of the country and its multilingual approach to education.If you are an Education major, you will spend time engaging in Lugano’s multi-national community of schools, expanding your repertoire of educational knowledge. Learn to immerse yourself in a highly unique system of education and bring a new understanding to your home university. In exchange for the opportunities you receive, you will have the privilege of teaching English as a Foreign Language to the children of your hosts. This will allow you to effectively communicate and give back to the community during your time in Lugano. Local community centers will also welcome your contributions in educating children and young adults about American culture. This blending will be an essential part of your experience, allowing you to simultaneously become both a teacher and a student of culture.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Volunteer
Research
Program Length(s):
  • Summer
  • Spring
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Teaching Assistants
  • Cultural Studies
  • Social Work
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Travelnstudy Scholarships

This scholarship is for young, travel passionates, open minded university students or recent grads who are ready to teach English overseas and share their culture when abroad. Must be native speakers of English!

100-500 USD

Deadlines:
March 1st

Guidelines/Requirements:
To apply for summer scholarship, students must meet a minimum GPA requirement and answer a scholarship question with an essay 1-2 pages long. Scholarship Question: Describe why you chose to travel abroad and volunteer with us this summer and what you plan to achieve while abroad. Evaluate your study abroad budget by providing specific numbers for your anticipated resources and expenses. Scholarship applications can be submitted online, followed by at least one recommendation letter (preferred 2) from your professor, academic adviser, coach, or employer emailed directly to admission@travelnstudy.com Scholarship funds will be applied towards tuition and will be reflected on final invoice. Summer volunteer scholarship: Amount: $100-$500 Minimum GPA: 2.50

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