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SIT Tanzania: Climate Change and Sustainability from Mount Kilimanjaro to Zanzibar (Summer)
Zanzibar, Tanzania (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer
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Program Sponsor: SIT/World Learning 
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Areas of Study:
Environmental Studies
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Program:
Affiliated
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Language of Instruction:
English
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Housing Options:
Homestay, Hotel/Hostel
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Class Eligibility:
2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior
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Credit Type:
Pass/Fail
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Program Type:
Study
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Minimum GPA:
2.5
Program Description:
Program Description:

Tanzania: Climate Change and Sustainability, Mount Kilimanjaro to Zanzibar

Study climate change, its human impacts, and national and local solutions in northern and coastal Tanzania.

Program Highlights

  • Visit Mount Kilimanjaro National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, and the Usambara Mountains.
  • Explore climate change and marine conservation in the Zanzibar Archipelago.
  • Learn and practice field methodologies for climate research.
  • Partner with academic, professional, and community experts.

Please visit the SIT Study Abroad website for details on program courses (including syllabi), educational excursions, and housing.

Key Topics of Study

  • Climate change, its impacts, and national and East African solutions to this critical global issue
  • Research methods in a nontraditional, cross-cultural environment
  • Ecological and anthropological field study techniques
  • Human-environment interaction in ecosystems

Money Matters

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

Scholarships

  • SIT awards nearly $1.3 million in scholarships and grants annually.
  • All scholarships and grants are need-based.
  • Awards generally range from $500 to $5,000.  
  • The SIT Pell Grant Match provides matching grants to all students receiving Federal Pell Grant funding when it is applied to an SIT Study Abroad semester program. 
  • 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.

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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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