Scholarship Opportunity for Summer Study Abroad in DH

Students in the Digital Humanities Minor have the opportunity to apply for a $2000 scholarship to attend the Technology, Humanities, and the Arts in London study abroad program in Summer 2018! If a student is interested in the scholarship and not yet enrolled in the minor, they are welcome to add the minor immediately before applying for the scholarship.

With this scholarship, the program fee for this study abroad program is only $1500!

In order to apply for the scholarship, the student must be enrolled in the DH minor and have filled out the study abroad application form. The scholarship application requires a short personal statement as well as one faculty recommendation (form, not letter). See the scholarship application form here. The deadline to apply for the scholarship is February 26, and notifications will go out on February 28.

Email Kristen Mapes (kmapes@msu.edu) with any questions.

Technology Humanities, and the Arts in London
25 May – 23 June 2018
dh.cal.msu.edu/studyabroad

In this program, students will explore changes in arts and humanities through hands-on workshops, attend plays and performances, visit museums and galleries, converse with guest speakers, go on a day trip outside the city, and immerse themselves in the culture of London, one of the creative capitals of the world!

The program is open to students from any major and has the option to fulfill and IAH requirement. For a four week program in London, the program fee is also low, at $3500, which includes apartment housing, an unlimited underground rail pass, entry to plays, all day trip expenses, and several group meals.

See the itinerary from 2016 to get a better idea of where you’ll go and what you’ll do.

Check out these 10 reasons to go on this study abroad program

This 7-credit program includes 2 courses, one of which can fulfill an IAH 200-level general education requirement. Both courses may count as electives toward the Digital Humanities minor.

Courses included in the program, both taught by Kristen Mapes:

  • IAH241E – Creative Arts & Humanities: The Creative Process (Focus: Technology, Society, & the Arts)
  • AL491 – Culture: Physical & Digital