|Homepage:||Click to visit|
|Program Sponsor:||SIT/World Learning|
|Program Type:||Affiliated Provider Program||Language of Instruction:||English|
|Housing Options:||Homestay||Minimum GPA:||2.5 - 2.74|
|Minimum Class Standing:||3-Sophomore, 4-Junior, 5-Senior||Academic Area:||Anthropology, Classics and General Humanities, Economics, International Studies, Latin American and Latino Studies, Political Science and Law, Sociology, Women's and Gender Studies|
Major Topics of Study
- Social movements in Brazil’s past and present
- Ways in which civil society and governmental organizations develop sports policy and practice as an instrument of human development and social justice
- How race, gender, and sexuality have affected access to sports participation, influenced media portrayals of players, and currently inform new sports initiatives
- How sports are being used to offer at-risk youth opportunities to develop self-confidence and self-esteem
- The role of the media in sports
Please visit the SIT Study Abroad website for details on the program courses (including syllabi), educational excursions, and housing.
There is no "typical day"on an SIT program. Activities may take place on any day of the week and at any time of day to be in accordance with local norms and to take advantage of once-in-a-lifetime learning opportunities. Thus, the schedule and structure of the program are likely very different from what students are used to on their home campuses. The summer progresses in phases:
- Summer programs last for six or seven weeks. Much of that time is spent in the field, with visits to sites relevant to the program theme.
- Throughout the summer students participate in:
- thematic seminars and educational excursions
- language instruction focused on improving practical communication skills, and
- one to two homestays, typically.
- On some programs, students complete a practicum or research project.
- At the end of each program, students participate in debriefing and reentry sessions.
- SIT Study Abroad offers a field-based, experiential approach to learning.
- Each program has a small group of students (typically 10–35).
- On an SIT program, students gain high levels of access to many different stakeholders and experts relevant to the issues the program is examining.
- While some learning will be conducted at the SIT program center, extensive learning is done outside the classroom — in host communities, field stations, NGO headquarters, ecological sites, health clinics, and art studios.
Be sure to discuss how study abroad costs are handled at your school with your study abroad advisor.
SIT tuition and room and board fees include the following:
- All educational costs, including educational excursions
- All accommodations and meals for the full program duration
- Transportation to and from the airport, and on all educational excursions
- Health and accident insurance
- SIT awards nearly $1.3 million in scholarships and grants annually.
- All scholarships and grants are need-based.
- Awards generally range from $500 to $3,000.
- Contact the financial aid and/or study abroad office(s) at your college or university to learn if your school’s scholarships and grants and federal and state aid programs can be applied to an SIT Study Abroad program.
Contact SIT Study Abroad
- Visit our website: studyabroad.sit.edu
- Request more information or email us: email@example.com
- Call an admission counselor: 888-272-7881
- Contact a former student.
- Apply to SIT.
|For Further Information:
Contact the Study Abroad email alias, firstname.lastname@example.org
Domenica Dominguez, Director of Study Abroad and International Programs, email@example.com
All students must complete the Montclair State University study abroad application process first to receive approval. Please click on the "Apply Now" at the top of the page to begin your application.
|Office of International Engagement
Montclair State University
1 Normal Avenue Montclair, NJ 07043
Tel: 973 655-4216
Fax: 973 655-7654
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