Apply Today: International Summer Service Learning Program 2018

Author: Megan McNichols

International Summer Service Learning Program (ISSLP) 2018


Application deadline: Midnight,  Oct 29

The ISSLP of the Center for Social Concerns is an eight-week service-learning immersion that takes place during the summer with academic course work in the spring and fall semesters. The program provides airfare; room and board; $1,000.00 travel award; 4.0 credits in Theology, Catholic Social Tradition, or Poverty Studies; preparation and re-entry classes; and service-learning placements with faith-based or non-governmental organizations throughout 19 developing countries around the world.  The two courses that comprise the ISSLP include THEO 33970: Global Issues (1.0 credit/spring) and THEO 33938: Summer Service Learning: Confronting Social Issues International (3.0 credits/summer & fall). 

Come to an information session in the McNeill Library in Geddes Hall to learn more about the ISSLP from former participants. Valuable general program information will be shared at all sessions and specific ISSLP sites will be represented.  
Thurs. Oct 57-8 pm
Cambodia, Ghana-Accra, Guatemala-Antigua, India-Chennai, Uganda-Jinja
Sun. Oct 87-8 pm
Ecuador-San Jose de Chimbo, Honduras, Jerusalem, Nepal, Uganda-Gulu St. Monica's, Uganda-Jinja
Wed. Oct 258-9 pm
Guatemala-Antigua, India-Chennai, Nepal, Tanzania-Kitete, Uganda-Gulu BOSCO, Uganda-Jinja
Visit the McNeill Library (Geddes Hall) for more information on all ISSLP site placements.  Site Binders are located next to the fireplace and may not be removed from Geddes Hall.

Please direct inquiries to ISSLP Assistant, Suzanne Wilson, at or 1-9403.