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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2020 02/15/2020 03/05/2020 07/10/2020 11/19/2020
Spring 2021 02/15/2020 03/05/2020 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2020-2021 03/01/2020 03/30/2020 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: SU Affiliate Program Field of Study: Anthropology, Art, Biology, Communications, Economics, Education, English, Environmental Science, Film, Graphic Design, Health, History, Human Services, Interdisciplinary Studies, Internship, Literature, Management, Marketing, Media Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Science, Service-learning, Sociology, Theatre
Language of Instruction: English Class Standing: Junior, Senior
Minimum GPA: 3.20 Program Features: Service-learning
Housing Option(s): Residence Hall Institutional Aid Category: A (100%)
Program Description:

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Service Learning in South Africa
Spend the semester or academic year in Stellenbosch with AIFS. Earn up to 15 credits through the Global Service Learning Program at Stellenbosch University.

The Global Service Learning Program is comprised of 90 class hours and 45 hours of on-site community engagement. Students take the 9-credit Global Service Learning course plus one or two courses from the Full Curriculum Program or the General Education Program. Courses are taught in English.

This program develops your understanding of the historical background and current issues impacting community life and in South Africa, in addition to giving you firsthand experience working on a service learning project within the local community.

Live in double rooms in the university residence hall. You will receive breakfast daily in your residence hall, as well as welcome and farewell meals hosted by the University.

Cultural and social activities include:
  • Wine or beer craft tastings
  • Hiking
  • Visits to Cape Town and Table Mountain, the Cape of Good Hope and Robben Island
  • 3-day West Coast excursion.
An optional, 6-day Garden Route excursion is also available to AIFS students.
 
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Offering more than $800,000 in scholarships, grants & financial support each year!  
   
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. All-inclusive program fees cover tuition, housing, a meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service. Since 1964, more than 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.
 
     
 

 





Semester participants will receive a $400 AIFS grant!