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While studying and living in Cusco, Peru, one will examine Peru's traditional and contemporary societies. This country is home to one of the largest indigenous populations in the Americas. Explore how indigenous peoples in Peru are adapting and innovating to preserve their cultural values and shape their own future in the face of globalization and rapid change.
Topics for study include:
Rights, advocacy, and policy
The arts, including pre-Columbian artistic expression
Impact of international corporations
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.