International Summer Camp: American Language, Culture, and History ━ Saint Vincent College


International Summer Camp: American Language, Culture, and History offered by Saint Vincent College, the United States. They provide an experiential learning programme in the Laurel Highlands of western Pennsylvania with weekend field trips, local excursions, campus experiences, and active learning classes.

The on-site summer school is one of the shortlisted summer programmes eligible for HKSYU’s credit-bearing Summer Abroad Scheme (GEC206). Please note that credit transfer is NOT acceptable for summer programmes.

Programme Dates 19 July – 6 August 2024
Application Deadline 30 April 2024
Programme Fee US$4500

(Including coursework, all field trips and excursions, room and board, and travel health insurance)

Accommodation Included in programme fee

*Please refer to the website of the organiser for the schedule and other expenses.


Submission of Application

  1. Check and ensure that you fulfill the admission requirements.
  2. Submit your application to Saint Vincent College.
  3. Fill in the online form of the International Unit for us to keep track of who has applied.
  4. The International Unit will assist you in preparing the official academic transcript, and brief you on issues related to summer programmes, but you are responsible for submitting your application to the programme organiser before the deadline, paying for the programme fee, arranging accommodation, securing a proper visa (if applicable), purchasing air tickets and insurance, etc.


Education Bureau’s Scholarship / Subsidy

Reaching Out Award

Please contact the Office of Student Affairs (OSA) for more details.

Means-tested Subsidy

Students receiving means-tested student financial assistance from the Student Finance Office (SFO) or whose families are receiving Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) are eligible to apply for the Subsidy Scheme for Exchange Activities –

  • Post-secondary Students (SSE): With America as the destination and 21 days in duration, the maximum level of subsidy for the Subsidy Scheme for this summer school programme is HK$15,000. The amount for an eligible student is calculated by the approved level of student finance (in terms of percentage of full grant) to the maximum level of subsidy for the Subsidy Scheme.

Each student will only be eligible for assistance under the SSE ONCE throughout their study in programme(s) at the same level of study in Hong Kong, irrespective of the amount of subsidy received. If you are eligible to apply, please submit your Application Form.



Please contact the International Unit by phone (2804-8407), email ( or in person (RLB501 of Research Complex).



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