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Singer Scholarship for Travel and Study in Germany


Through the kindness of a generous donor, Religious Studies majors and minors have the opportunity to study in Germany in June 2017. This will be the third study abroad opportunity offered to Religious Studies majors and minors by the Singer Scholarship Program.

Professors Alexei Sivertsev and James Halstead will lead the Germany study trip from June 16 to June 30, 2017. The topic will be "Religions in Reform and Reformation: Jews, Christians and Muslims." Cities visited will be Munich, Augsburg, Erfurt, Eisenach, Wittenberg, Berlin, Cologne, Aachen, Koblenz and Rudesheim.

Round-trip airfare, hotel costs in Germany, the cost of travel while abroad, and admission to museums and cultural sites as well as the cost of most meals are included in the scholarship.

Students will register for two courses in Spring Quarter 2017:

REL 222 Contemporary Moral Issues: Religious Liberty
REL 392 Foreign Study in Religion: Reformations in Germany

Tuition for both courses, or eight (8) credit hours, is the responsibility of the scholarship recipients.

In preparation for study in Germany, participants will meet on eight Fridays of the Spring Quarter from 2:00pm to 5:15pm. Meeting dates are March 31; April 7, 21, 28; and May 5, 12, 19, 26. Additionally, there will be two movie nights: Wednesday April 26 and Wednesday May 25, both at 6:00pm. A final paper will be required. This paper is due on November 1, 2017.

If you are interested in applying for the Singer Scholarship, please submit your application by February 10, 2017. Applicant interviews will be held the week of February 13-17.

For more information, contact either Dr. Alexei Sivertsev asiverts@depaul.edu or James Halstead jhalstea@depaul.edu in the Department of Religious Studies.
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