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  • Locations: Accra, Ghana; Cape Coast, Ghana; Kumasi, Ghana
  • Program Terms: Spring Break
  • Program Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: RCNJ applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Break 2021 10/02/2020 ** Rolling Admission 03/12/2021 03/21/2021
Spring Break 2022 11/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Program Description:

Ramapo College Student Leadership Program to Ghana

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Program Overview

The Ramapo College Student Leadership Program to Ghana will provide students with unique opportunities to explore the vibrant and diverse country of Ghana, often recognized as the most stable democracy in Africa. Participants will witness some of the primary sites of the country, with particular focus on the Ashanti Kingdom. In partnership with Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), student leaderships will participate in a variety of university activities, leadership meetings and attend classes with their peers. Participants will work to achieve the following goals:
 
  • Meet with your counterparts from KNUST student leadership groups – both 1-1 and in groups
  • Attend related meetings, and other appropriate meetings
  • Present on Ramapo/US student leadership roles to KNUST students
  • Learn about the cultures of Ghana
  • Present about your experiences upon your return to Ramapo
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Cost

$TBD per student

Cost includes: round-trip international airfare, all meals, accommodations, entrance fees for program activities, entry visa to Ghana and comprehensive international health & security insurance.
Not included: vaccinations and personal expenses. 

Payment Timeline

Date Items Due
29 November Deposit - $250
20 December 2nd Payment - $TBD
07 February Final Payment - $TBD
 

For more information

For more program details, please contact Dr. Rick Brown, rbrown2@ramapo.edu

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