Offered: Winter term
Location: Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) in Panama
Enrolment Limit: 26 students
Fees: Students will be required to pay the additional costs associated with delivering the courses in the field. The cost of the program is approximately $4,500 CDN (subject to change). This amount does not include airfare, tuition, insurance, or food. A $1,000 deposit is required and is non-refundable.
Quebec residents may be eligible for a financial subsidy from the Ministère de l'Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport (MELS), see www.mcgill.ca/studentaid/travelawards for details.
Application Deadline: March 26, 2010 for January 2011 (Winter term of the academic year 2010-11)
Application Details: Students must submit a letter of intent, CV, and copy of their transcript to: Martine Dolmière, in the Faculty of Science, Dawson Hall, Room 408. See the website for details: www.mcgill.ca/pfss/application.
Prerequisites: HISP 218 Spanish Language Elementary or equivalent proficiency, and MATH 203 Principles of Statistics 1 or equivalent. A CGPA of 3.00 and higher is recommended. The program is aimed at undergraduate students in their final year.
For more information and course lists, see Field Studies - Minor Field Studies (18 credits).