Learn & Serve in Tunisia is a unique summer education abroad opportunity for undergraduate students to study in the Middle East/North Africa region and engage in an intense service learning experience with Tunisian university students. includes a study component on Tunisian culture and society, a service learning component as native speaker resource persons in an English immersion program for Tunisian high school and university students, and intense and sustained interaction those Tunisian students.
The English Access Microscholarship Program (Access) is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State Buereau of Education and Cultural Affairs and administered in Tunisia by AMIDEAST. In general, this program provides a foundation of English language skills to talented 13-20 year-olds from economically disadvantaged sectors through after-school classes and intensive sessions. Access gives participants English skills that may lead to better jobs and educational prospects. Participants also gain the ability to compete for and participate in future exchanges and study in the United States. Since its inception in 2004, approximately 95,000 students in more than 85 countries have participated in the Access Program.
AMIDEAST Learn & Serve students will work with Access students during an intensive English language program in Tunis as well as at an overnight camp in the Bizerte area northwest of Tunis.
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** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.