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Take part in an International Development program offered in Senegal, a French-speaking country known for providing a bridge between Africa and the West. You get the chance to participate in an internship program or research project with a nonprofit organization. You get to explore the complexities brought about by issues related to social justice, globalization, public health, and environment....

Admiring a cashew tree in rural Senegal
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Program Overview With the help of current Prime Minister Aminata Touré, Senegal has made strides toward improving human rights and the standard of living. Explore how this is being achieved, and confront the complexities surrounding environmental, developmental, and globalization issues. You’ll join in a hands-on learning model to examine Senegalese society, from education to politics and the i...

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Discover the enormous contribution to African arts and cultures made by Senegal, a country that has inspired centuries of poetry, music, literature, dance, and visual arts. The program examines the complex social, economic, and political issues Senegal faces and takes a critical approach to Senegalese artistic and cultural forms — from traditional aesthetic expressions to modern notions of...

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As you walk down the street in Senegal, people greet you with the word peace and strangers invite you into their homes for a cup of tea. You can feel Senegal’s famous hospitality, called teranga, the moment you set foot in Dakar, and students are encouraged to leave their pre-conceived identities and stereotypes of “Africa” at home, opening their hearts to the many stories that constitute moder...

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The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program aims to diversify the kinds of students who study and intern abroad and the countries and regions where they go by offering scholarships to U.S. undergraduates who might otherwise not participate due to financial constraints. Each year, the program supports over 2,000 students participating in Fall, Spring, Academic Year or Summer study ...