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Nicaragua Medical Spring Break Trip 2018

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Course Name: UNIV 290: International Healthcare - Service Learning in Nicaragua
Dates: March 10, 2018 to March 18, 2018
Led by: Dr. Patrick Hickey and Program Assistant/Student Leader Naimik Patel
Basic Program Fee: $1780: includes all meals, bottled water, all in country transportation, lodging, guides, interpreters, training seminars, presentations and lectures.
Non-refundable deposit: $285
Application window: October 4, 2017 to October 24, 2017
Notification of status: November 1, 2017
Course registration: November 13, 2017
Provider: International Service Learning


Application Information: 30 students maximum will be selected for this program. You will receive a confirmation email on receipt of completion of your application. If you are selected to participate, you will be notified via email. If you do not submit your program deposit by the required date, your spot on the program will be forfeited, and offered to the next person on the waiting list.

Payment information: Once accepted for the trip, a link will be sent to the ISL site where you will be able to submit a deposit as well as subsequent payments. Additionally, you will need to make a few payments to USC as indicated by an asterisk (*). Because this trip involves patient contact you are required to have medical malpractice insurance. Information on where to submit this payment (noted below) will be provided in class.

Program Fee Total: $1780
12/1/17: Non-Refundable Deposit: $285.00
12/1/17: *Study Abroad Application fee: $150
12/1/17: *USC Travel Insurance: $30.00
12/15/17: $500.00
1/19/18: $500.00
2/8/18: $30 Medical Malpractice Insurance
2/8/18: $495.00

Please note that information sessions have been completed for the semester and are no longer available.

Scholarship Information (found on Study Abroad Office website):
USC Study Abroad Scholarships
USC Departmental Scholarships
National Scholarships
Dobson Grant

Other costs to consider:
Medical and Travel Insurance: ~ $70
USC Tuition: 1 credit hour
Airfare: ~$800-$1000, book early
Passport: $135-$165
Tourist Card: ~$10
Visa fee: varies
Airport departure tax: varies
Immunizations: varies
Excess baggage fees: varies
Meal money: varies
Fun money: varies
Tips/gratuities: varies

Trip Flyer

Info Session Presentation