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  • Locations: Moshi, Tanzania
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 01/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission 05/30/2018 06/29/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Adviser: Guthrie, Nancy Program Director: Oberhauser, Ann
Program Description:
Banner LAS
Service-Learning in Tanzania:
Sustainable Development & Gender Equality

 
PROGRAM OVERVIEW
This program offers a wonderful insight into not only service-learning, but also justice and gender equality in rural Tanzania. The program will run during the summer 2018 for 4 weeks. The tentative dates are May 30th-June 29, 2018. This is a faculty-led global seminar and will take place near Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, the highest mountain in the continent!

Eligibility Requirements:
  • 2.5 GPA
  • Undergraduate and graduate students from all majors and colleges are welcome!
 
COURSE INFORMATION
Students wishing to participate in this program will earn 3 credits of LAS 491C: International Service-Learning. Along with this, there will be a 1 credit Study Abroad Pre-departure Seminar (INTST 395A) offered in the Spring in preparation for the trip.  

While participating in this program students will:
  • Learn about development policy and human rights efforts on the ground through the work of community-based organizations and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs).
  • Partner with local Tanzanians in women's advocacy, economic development, public health, education and improved agricultural techniques.
  • Get hands-on experience during service to learn about Tanzania's society, environment, culture and political economy.
  • Live in a rural environment; visit urban areas as well as a game park.
 
COST AND FINANCIAL AID
Budget information is available by clicking here.  Please note that ISUAbroad budget sheets do not allow for the reflection of different rates of ISU tuition by major. Please see the budget sheet notes for more detailed information about expenses. (Currently only estimates!)
Participants may be able to apply their financial aid packages to this program and should contact the Office of Student Financial Aid for further information.

Scholarship information can be found here:

Scholarships and Fellowships for International Study
ISU Scholarships
ISU Financial Aid

 
INSURANCE
All participants in this program will be automatically enrolled in CISI, an international health insurance and emergency service plan. This insurance plan is required for all undergraduate and graduate students participating in ISU study abroad programs. The cost of the plan is $1.31 per day, and it has been built into the program fee. More information is available at the links below:

CISI Participant FAQ
International Insurance 101
CISI Policy Information

 
WITHDRAWAL FEES
The application deadline for this Summer program is January 15th, 2018. Accepted participants will be notified on a rolling basis upon submission of completed application. Once you are accepted to participate, you must either commit to or decline your offer in the ISUAbroad online application system. Those students who commit to participate are officially part of the program and will be responsible for all program costs listed on the ISUAbroad budget sheet. If you withdraw, you will be responsible for the withdrawal penalty outlined below, in addition to all non-recoverable program payments the college is obligated to make on your behalf. Appeals are possible in certain extenuating circumstances, such as family or medical emergencies. Charges will be applied to your U-bill.
 
31-60 days prior to program start date $100
1-30 days prior $200
Start date or after Full study abroad program fee

Tanzania
CONTACT
Program Director
Dr. Ann Oberhauser
annober@iastate.edu
515-294-9283
217B East Hall

LAS Study Abroad Director

Nancy Guthrie
nguthrie@iastate.edu
515-294-1162


LAS study abroad website: https://abroad.las.iastate.edu/