Study and engage in service learning in Uganda in 2022!
Open to Applied Community Studies and Psychiatric Nursing students
Earn nine Douglas College credits:
- CFCS 3040: International Service Learning - 6 credits - Faculty Colleen Reid
- CFCS 3900: Perspectives in International and Community Development - 3 credits - Faculty Roxanne Reid
Study in class here in Winter and Spring. Then, spend the next six weeks based in Masaka, Uganda engaged in service learning!
- For the 2020 program, the Program Fee was $3,000 based on 12 students going
- Payment due date the same as for tuition fee payment
- group airport transfer upon arrival in Uganda
- all accommodations (shared)
- all breakfasts and dinners
- return transportation to service learning site, Monday - Friday
- Douglas College tuition and other student fees
- passport application if necessary
- Uganda visa application
- mandatory vaccinations and/or medicines
- mandatory travel medical insurance
- airport transfers in Vancouver and on last day of program in Uganda
- all lunches
- cell phone and service plan
- personal spending
*The Program Fee amount and its inclusions are subject to change.
- Application is currently closed. Get updates by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
- A deposit of $500 is required at the time of application submission.
- Students will be registered in the Field School's courses by Enrolment Services during the registration period for the Winter and Spring semesters.
- Please refer to the information found under the entry/exit requirements tab here.
International Programs Awards/Scholarships
Douglas College students may be eligible for a $750 to $2,500 award/scholarship!
- maintaining a minimum 2.00 cumulative GPA
- maintaining full-time student status for a scholarship
- completion of at least nine academic credits in the 12 months prior to departure for an award
Application components include:
- a Statement of Interest
- an up-to-date unofficial transcript
- two references: one academic, one non-academic
- description of campus/community involvement activities such as volunteering, work, etc.
U-Pass BC Program
Students registered in Field School courses will be opted out of the U-Pass BC Program for the semester(s) in which the Field School program takes place.