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Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Exchange Programme

Service-Learning and Civic Engagement (SLCE) Exchange Programme 2023

Would you like an immersive service-learning exchange experience co-organized by renowned US universities such as University of Southern California and University of Maryland, College Park?
Would you like to explore food culture and justice in Hong Kong and in L.A.?
Would you like to be part of a global team with students from the University of Maryland?
Would you like to develop yourself as a globally and civically engaged professional in your field?
Apply NOW to the Service-Learning and Civic Engagement (SLCE) Exchange Programme in 2023 funded by the Lee Hysan Foundation!

Programme Description:
The Service-Learning and Civic Engagement (SLCE) Exchange Programme is funded by the Lee Hysan Foundation. The objective is to develop students’ global citizenship and social responsibility beyond the service-learning requirement through a service-learning (SL) exchange.

Eligibility:
Current PolyU full-time undergraduate students who have passed a service-learning subject with at least a B+ or above.

Scholarship:
Selected students will receive a scholarship to cover all basic expenses (program fee, travel costs, accommodation and board). Successful applicants will be titled “Lee Hysan Service-Learning Scholars” (LHF-SL Scholars).

Partner Universities:
University of Southern California (USC)
University of Maryland, College Park (UMD)

Programme Schedule :

Feb – May 2023
(18 Feb, 25 Feb, 4 Mar, 11 Mar, 1 Apr)
Preparation: Global Classroom (five online sessions with U.S. students as pre-exchange preparation)
Mid May – Early Jun 2023 SLCE Exchange (inbound): U.S. students in Hong Kong
Mid Jun – Mid Jul 2023 (tentative) SLCE Exchange (outbound): PolyU students in the U.S.
- UMD: 10 Jun – 8 Jul 2023
- USC: 15 Jun – 14 Jul 2023


Application Schedule:

 14 Oct 2022 (Fri)
Zoom Information Session
12:30 – 13:30  
View recording and slides HERE
 31 Oct 2022 (Mon) Application deadline
Application method: review application guidelines HERE# and submit the online application form HERE#

 23-25 Nov 2022

 28-29 Nov 2022

Selection interviews
 Dec 2022 Result announcement

#Connect account log-in is required to access the registration and application forms.

Enquiry: Tel3400 8530 Email slloinfo@polyu.edu.hk OfficeTU428

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