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Discover China’s rich multicultural history and pressing health and environmental issues in Yunnan Province and Beijing.
Key Topics of Study
The role of traditional Chinese cultures and belief systems in contemporary life
Health, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and additional indigenous health care knowledge systems in Yunnan
Chinese minorities’ healing systems and their views on health preservation at the community level
Relationship between ethnic minority tourism, cultural change, and environmental sustainability
Historical, religious and social factors that have worked to shape the Chinese healthcare system
Role of indigenous knowledge in health preservation, environmental protection, and sustainable development
View of western and Chinese health concepts and practices within China and on the global stage
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.