SIT Cameroon: Development and Social Change
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Examine social, economic, and political development patterns in one of Africa’s most ethnically and geographically diverse countries.
Major topics of study include:
Development theories and best practices
Successes, challenges, and prospects for development organizations currently working in Cameroon
Social, economic, and political change within some ethnic groups
Cameroonian culture, dance, and art
Women in development
You can choose to complete an internship during the last four weeks of this program. For this internship, you will be placed with a local Cameroonian organization where you will gain real work experience related to the program’s theme and develop professional skills you can use in your career.
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SIT Robert Kantor Memorial Scholarship
Each year one student will be granted $10,000 in scholarship aid to study abroad with a SIT program. Funded by individual donors and foundations, the requirements are tight: seeking first-generation college students who've never traveled abroad before, currently attend an HBCU, and demonstrate strong financial need.