Jesup Scott Honors College

Honors Study Abroad Trips


TRAVEL OPPORTUNITIES - Spring 2019
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 Ecuador Collage

 
Winter Break: Ecuador - Andes & Amazon
Travel Dates: 12/27/18  – 1/13/19
Cost: $2847 + airfare to Guayaquil/Quito + $50 CISP application fee
Join other Honors students on a unique interdisciplinary trip to the country of Ecuador! You’ll explore its unique biodiversity in the coastal lowlands, cloud forest, Andes, and the Amazon rainforest as well as visit indigenous communities to understand how they integrate with the modern economy and contemporary culture. This academic course is designed for students of all majors.

  • Deadline for application: September 17 (submit electronically to honors@utoledo.edu or in person at MK 2000 during normal business hours)
  • You will be notified about your application on or by September 21
  • The JSHC Experiential Learning Award application is due by October 5, the CISP travel award application is due by October 5
  • The first travel deposit (40%) is due by October 15 and the second deposit (60%) is due by November 15
  • 1-3 credits counted and billed as Spring semester
  • Contact Dean Appel (heidi.appel@utoledo.edu) for more information


Spring Break: Galápagos Islands: Biology and Conservation
Travel Dates: 3/1/19  – 3/10/19
Cost: $2892 + roundtrip airfare to Guayaquil + $50 CISP application fee + $120 (Galápagos National Parks Entrance Fee & Immigration Card)
Join other Honors students on a unique tour of the Galápagos Islands over Spring Break! With boat excursions to three of the islands for hiking and snorkeling, you’ll get an amazing introduction to their uniquely evolved animals and plants as well as the history of their conservation and current issues. This academic course is designed for students of all majors.

  • Deadline for application: November 1 (submit electronically to honors@utoledo.edu or in person at MK 2000 during normal business hours)
  • The JSHC Experiential Learning Award application is due by November 1, the CISP travel award application is due by November 1
  • The first travel deposit (40%) is due by December 1 and the second deposit (60%) is due by January 18
  • 1-3 credits for Spring semester
  • Contact Dean Appel (heidi.appel@utoledo.edu) for more information
 

Spring Break: Learning through Service in Guatemala
Travel Dates: 3/2/19  – 3/9/19
Cost: $800.00 (includes airfare, lodging, and most meals) + $50 CISP application fee
Join our annual service learning trip to Guatemala. We partner with International Samaritan, an organization that serves victims of severe poverty in developing countries by partnering with them and others to alleviate hunger, homelessness, endemic disease, and ignorance. In past years, we have worked to build a school library, assist teaching children in a local school, and help improve rural housing. Students will also have opportunities to visit popular tourists sites during their stay. For more information, please visit http://intsam.org/ or contact Dr. Page Armstrong. Dr. Armstrong will work with you to create an individualized curricular enhancement to the trip.

  • Deadline for application: November 1 (submit electronically to honors@utoledo.edu or in person at MK 2000 during normal business hours)
  • The JSHC Experiential Learning Award application is due by November 1, the CISP travel award application is due by November 1
  • The first travel deposit (40%) is due by December 1 and the second deposit (60%) is due by January 18
  • 1-3 credits for Spring semester
  • Contact Dr. Pryor (ashley.pryor@utoledo.edu) for more information
 

Spring Break: Learning through Service in Jamaica
Travel Dates: 3/2/19  – 3/9/19

Cost: $800.00 (includes airfare, lodging, and most meals) + $50 CISP application fee
Join our annual service learning trip to Jamaica. We partner with International Samaritan, an organization that serves victims of severe poverty in developing countries by partnering with them and others to alleviate hunger, homelessness, endemic disease, and ignorance. In past years, we have worked to build a school library, assist teaching children in a local school, and help improve rural housing. Students will also have opportunities to visit popular tourists sites during their stay. For more information, please visit http://intsam.org/ or contact Dr. Ashley Pryor. Dr. Pryor will work with you to create an individualized curricular enhancement to the trip.

  • Deadline for application: November 1 (submit electronically to honors@utoledo.edu or in person at MK 2000 during normal business hours)
  • The JSHC Experiential Learning Award application is due by November 1, the CISP travel award application is due by November 1
  • The first travel deposit (40%) is due by December 1 and the second deposit (60%) is due by January 18
  • 1-3 credits for Spring semester
  • Contact Dr. Armstrong (ashley.pryor@utoledo.edu) for more information
Last Updated: 7/10/19