Attend an Info Session to learn more!
Spring 2017 Information Sessions will be held on February 1 & 2, at 7 p.m. in Derring 3083.
Mark your calendars now and come prepared with your laptop to start or finish that application!
Antarctica 2016-2017 deadline approaching
Where will you be this winter break? Why not in Antarctica? Apply now for the 2016-2017 program: Online application Deadline: March 15, 2017
Antarctica – Human Impacts on a Fragile Ecosystem
This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the remote and dramatic wilderness of the world’s least-understood continent. Towering icebergs, glacier-draped mountains, and waddling penguins are just a few of the wonders that greet you on this experiential program.
Dates: December 15-December 30, 2017 Credits: 6 credits (GEOG 3954) Cost: estimated $9,650* (excl. airfare & VT tuition) | *based on last year’s cost; this year’s cost TBD
New Zealand: South Island – Humans and the Environment
This three and a half-week experiential program will examine resource conservation and the natural, and related social, history of New Zealand’s South Island. In this course you’ll use New Zealand as a case study to examine different cultural perspectives on the three pillars of sustainability: environment, social equity, and economics.
Dates: Dec 26, 2016 – January 17, 2017 Credits: 3-6 credits (GEOG 3954/5954 or NR 3954/5954) Cost: ~$3,800 (excl. airfare & VT tuition)
Australia & New Zealand – Sustainability & Conservation Biology Service Learning
This three and a half-week program combines combines 12 days on the North Island of New Zealand with an additional two weeks in North Queensland, Australia conducting service learning projects and studying sustainability by applying traditional and modern ecological knowledge.
Dates: June 1 – 29, 2017 Credits: 6 credits (BIOL 3954) Cost: estimated $4,595 (excl. airfare & VT tuition; based on last year’s cost; this year’s cost TBD)