Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Santiago, Dominican Republic
- Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
- Homepage: Click to visit
- Program Sponsor: CIEE
- Restrictions: Rice applicants only
Raise your strong Spanish language skills to new heights while immersing yourself in the developing Caribbean nation of the Dominican Republic. Along with Spanish language classes, learn about the evolution of society, culture, economics, and politics of the island of Hispaniola (shared by the Dominican Republic and Haiti) and the greater Hispanic Caribbean through liberal arts courses, in Spanish. Courses are taken at CIEE Santiago and at our partner school Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM). All courses are complemented with CIEE co-curricular activities and excursions to enhance classroom learning and provide intercultural understanding.
your classroom, with visits to free trade zones, market towns, museums, and more.
at Samaná Peninsula, where you’ll marvel at mangroves and more at Los Haitises National park, swim at one of the DR’s most beautiful beaches, and visit the magical Lemon Waterfall (Salto El Limon).
for a global career by earning a Teach English as a Second Language certificate or completing a course in community service.
GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.
Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.
Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.
Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.
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