A program designed to allow students to experience one of
the most interesting countries in Asia and to witness the process of rapid
industrialization and globalization. The
program includes a five-week on-site program in Manila that brings students in
contact with Filipino scholars, business leaders, community activists, as well
as rural residents and street children.
Students learn from those making a difference in a country as well as
from and about the poor, the disenfranchised and those who suffer. Program participants build houses,
participate in street children training programs, and visit indigenous and
rural communities. Offered in
collaboration with Ateneo de Manila University and USF’s Yuchengco Philippines
Application Deadline: Friday, March 2, 2012
Tuition: (after Pedro Claver, S.J. Scholarship*): $1,840
Meals: $500 (estimate)
Airfare: $1,300 (estimate)
Estimated Cost: $4,240
Dates: May 21, 2012 – June 23, 2012
Note: Students must depart on Saturday, May 19 for arrival
on Monday, May 21 in Manila.
Schedule: Click Here
Registration: The Philippines Today: YPSP-324-01
(4 units, Summer 2012)
* Students are eligible for the Pedro Claver, S.J.
scholarship for immersions in the developing world (50% off tuition). Only USF students are eligible for this scholarship.