Rice University's Boniuk Center to Host the Only Faith-Based, Interactive and Multimedia Program for Teens in the US
The Boniuk Center for Religious Tolerance at Rice will launch the 2nd annual Sacred Sites Quest, a program for high school students that aims to enhance religious literacy, while promoting interfaith dialogue. The program will take place during two-to three-hour sessions on mostly Sunday afternoons and will conclude on the weekend of March 3rd, 2012.
In response to requests from several interested participants, the Boniuk Center staff has extended the application deadline and expanded the age-range of the demographic eligible to apply.
Space in the Sacred Sites Quest is limited. To apply, visit https://signup.rice.edu/SSQApplication/. Please note that scholarships are available. Scholarship assistance can easily be requested while completing the online application.
About The Boniuk Center
Through innovative educational outreach to students and adults alike, The Boniuk Center for Religious Tolerance at Rice offers a range of distinctive signature programs promoting religious tolerance. Programs like the Sacred Sites Quest (SSQ) and Embracing Tolerance Essay Contest for high school students help to build bridges of religious literacy, mutual understanding and interfaith collaboration between members of different faith traditions and spiritual or secular communities. The Boniuk Center seeks to leverage learning and constructive dialogue into positive social action, engaging all its partners and program participants in various ways.
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