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Panama Field Study Semester

Panama Field Study Semester


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 CAD$4,500 (subject to change). This amount does not include airfare, tuition, insurance, or food. A CAD$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 for details.

Students can apply to the Mobility Award, see website for details:

Application Deadline: March 25, 2011 for January 2012 (Winter term of the academic year 2011-12)

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:

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).

Field Studies—2011-2012 (last updated Aug. 16, 2011) (disclaimer)