Creating a School Garden: Service Learning in Uganda

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Monday, May 24, 2021 to Thursday, July 1, 2021
Type of Travel: 
Travel Course
Application Deadline: 
Friday, November 20, 2020

Program application deadline has been extended to November 20, 2020. 

Students will spend the spring semester in GLOBE 495UG, which meets Wednesdays from 5:10-6:30, researching Uganda, school gardens, and development models, as well as creating plans for their team projects. Students will travel to Uganda to work with the schools and implement their bi-national team projects during the summer. While in Uganda, students live at an ISU facility and are expected to follow the program’s code of conduct and housing agreements.  During fall semester and when back on ISU campus, students will participate in GLOBE 490Z, which meets Wednesdays from 5:10-6:30; students will reflect on their experience, complete reports on their team projects, and present their final reports to donors, partners, and stakeholders through poster presentations and a university wide seminar. 

Note: By accepting application for this program our intent is to offer this program as proposed. However, if COVID-19 situation does not improve and if travel restrictions are not lifted this program will not be offered as proposed. Applying for this study abroad program through the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is risk-free. If the proposed program is cancelled, you will not be held financially responsible for the program fee.