Fall 2014 – Summer 2015
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.
Students can apply for a Mobility Award; see http://www.mcgill.ca/studentaid/other-funding/mobilityawards for details.
Application Deadline: March 29, 2014 for January 2015 (Winter term of the academic year 2014–2015).
Application Details: Students must submit the Panama application (available on the website), a copy of their transcript, a letter of intent, and a CV 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 the eCalendar under Faculties & Schools > Faculty of Science > Undergraduate > Academic Programs > Field Study > Field Studies - Minor Field Studies (18 credits).