Fall 2012 – Summer 2013
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 www.mcgill.ca/studentaid/exchangefunding for details.
Students can apply to the Mobility Award; see www.mcgill.ca/students/international/financialsupport/mobility for details.
Application Deadline: March 30, 2012 for January 2013 (Winter term of the academic year 2012–2013).
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 www.mcgill.ca/pfss/application 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 Programs, Courses and University Regulations > Faculties & Schools > Faculty of Science > Undergraduate > Academic Programs (Faculty of Science) > Field Study > Field Studies - Minor Field Studies (18 credits).