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Active Citizenship in South Africa
Travel to beautiful South Africa and take English 400: Active Citizenship: An Advanced Writing Seminar in the winter of 2017 alongside Longwood students and faculty. Students will engaged in the rhetorical analysis of post-apartheid South African identities, namely in the context of new tourism. Participate in a unique cultural experience that includes adventure components, cultural and environmental experiences, and rhetorical study. Course Descriptions
ENGL 400: Active Citizenship: An Advanced Writing Seminar: Develops rhetorical skills needed for citizenship in a democracy. Includes interdisciplinary inquiry into and analysis of at least one significant public issue across all sections.
The Office of International Affairs offers three scholarships:
Lancers Abroad Scholarship: up to $500 for short-term programs or $900 for semester programs
Presidential Scholarship: up to $2,000 for semester-long programs in which participants are studying in non-Anglophone countries (generally reserved for foreign language majors, but students taking courses in the host language are also encouraged to apply).
Global Engagement Scholarship: up to $1,200 for those participating in a faculty-led program; applicants must be Pell Grant recipients to be eligible (including Honors)
Honors students are eligible for separate funding through the Cormier Honors College. Contact Jessi Znosko to get started.
For more information on these and many other scholarship opportunities, visit our Scholarships page.