This travel seminar emphasizes getting beyond classroom walls and learning about Central Europe’s modern history and culture as well as recent transitions and dynamic economies.During this intellectually challenging travel seminar, participants le...
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This travel seminar emphasizes getting beyond classroom walls and learning about Central Europe’s modern history and culture as well as recent transitions and dynamic economies.
During this intellectually challenging travel seminar, participants learn about influential leaders of Central Europe: Lech Walesa, Vaclaw Havel, John Paul II, and their roles in the democratic transformation of Central Europe. Students will meet with think tanks, ministers, and locals as they all explain their experiences and stories to help them have a comprehensive understanding of the difficulties their specific region or city has faced historically or in the present. The rigorous curriculum will be enhanced with activities that include several cultural and historical excursions to Warsaw, Gdańsk, Krakow, Prague, and Berlin. The tours give students a better understanding of the European Union, Modern European History, Economic Development as well as Pop Culture. Participants have a chance to visit museums and cultural sites often known from popular films and novels. This program will be complimented by several cultural events and lectures featuring artists and intellectuals from Central Europe.
Relevant Study Subject(s):
- Architecture and Related Services
- European Studies
- ESL Language Instructor
- Teaching Assistants
- Museum Studies
- Global Studies
- Cultural Studies
- Drama, Theater, Theatre Arts
- Fine Arts, Studio Arts
- International Business
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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!
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 email@example.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