Let us know you better
Why do you wish to take part in an immersion trip? *
List all previous experience with service and/or immersion trips, including dates/years. *
List any possible plans for future trips, study abroad, or service-learning. *
What motivates you to apply for this particular IMAP trip? *
Which IMAP trip are you applying for? * Please select...
Cape Town, South Africa
How do you feel you have grown in your faith through voluntary service? *
Have you previously applied for an IMAP trip? * yes no
Please rate your Spanish language proficiency: * Please select...
None at all
We, on this trip, do not see this as a typical service trip for we believe that we go to immerse ourselves into the glory of God found in the community. Our reality of privilege, as members of the United States and this Marquette University, allows us many opportunities not afforded to most people of the world. The purpose of this immersion trip is to be more aware of those privileges and to possibly leave them behind as we immerse ourselves into their culture. As a result, we will strive to avoid the excesses common to most affluent tourists. Therefore, the program asks its participants to commit to a simple, rustic lifestyle with limitations to showers, simple meals, a youth hostel sleeping quarters, a "no headphones" request and a willingness to experience community in a deeply meaningful way. It also asks you not to expect to be a tourist and to let go of seeing everything you can see or doing everything you should do as a tourist in the community. We are there to serve and not to serve.
Would you have a problem with any of the requests made of you to live without some of the luxuries you may be used to? * Yes No
Participants are expected to uphold the conduct expectations of any Marquette student. All participants must remain in good standing with the university and will be subject to at least two conduct checks (one within the application process and one prior to going on the trip) while participating in IMAP. In submitting this application, you are declaring that you are in good standing with Marquette University.
While all students are welcome to participate, this program is structured in a way that promotes spiritual reflection, prayer, and group processing.
I understand and declare that I am in good standing. *
What is your experience in group processing or prayer leadership? *
For more information, feel free to contact
Ann Mulgrew in Campus Ministry.