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Jamaican trip

Experience Social Work in an International Setting

The Department of Social Work at the University of Southern Indiana has partnered with International Orphanage Relief to offer an outstanding service learning opportunity in Jamaica.

This trip is open to both graduate and undergraduate students who are seeking to increase their global awareness by engaging in social service work outside of the United States.

Undergraduate students enroll in SOCW 392: Global Social Work ( Download application >> )

This is a three credit hour elective social work course that meets the University’s Core Curriculum requirements for Global Communities.

Graduate students will enroll in SOCW 690: Global Social Work Practice
( Download application >> )

This is for one credit hour.


Turner-Frey Global Social Work Award

The Turner-Frey Global Social Work Award was established by USI associate professor of social work Wendy Turner-Frey and her husband Leonard Frey. This award will help underwrite the expenses of full-time students planning to be a part of the annual Global Social Work trip.

Download the scholarship application (Word or PDF), fill it out and return it to:

Social Work Department
Scholarship Committee
0129 Education Center
8600 University Blvd.
Evansville, IN 47712

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