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The Center for Applied Anthropology (CfAA, http://nku.edu/cfaa/) at Northern Kentucky University (NKU, http://nku.edu) organizes an annual ethnographic field school in Belize directed by Douglas Hume (Department Chair and Associate Professor of Anthropology) every June in collaboration with the NKU International Education Center – Office of Education Abroad and Cooperative Center for Study Abroad (CCSA, http://ccsa.cc/). The following information is for the June 2018 Ethnographic Field School in Belize:
• Location: Orange Walk District, Belize
• Dates: Departing June 19 and returning July 18, 2018 (30 days/ 29 nights)
• Base Program Price: $3,699-3,899 (includes ground transportation, accommodations, breakfast, dinner, and excursions; price varies due to early application deadline and option transcript request, see below for more information)
• Group Travel Price: $649-899 (estimated price roundtrip air transportation from one of CCSA’s designated U.S. departure cities)
• Tuition: Waived! To transfer credit to another institution, there is $100.00 transcript fee (check with your institutional transfer fees, if any).
• Early Application Deadline: February 9, 2018 ($100 reduction in the program price by means of a reducing the application fee to $150)
• Final Application Deadline: February 23, 2018 (application fee of $250)
• Credit: 4 hours (undergraduate or graduate)
• Sample Syllabus, Schedule and Packing List: http://inside.nku.edu/artsci/centers/cfaa/ethnographic-field-school.html
• CCSA Course Site: https://ccsa.cc/programs/summer/2018/Belize-Anthropology
• CCSA Online Application: https://ccsa.studioabroad.com/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=39098
For more information (i.e., Course Description, Community-based Research Project, Program Excursions, Advisor Information, Field School Benefits, Funding Opportunities, Photo Album, Movie Album, and Student Recommendations), please visit the field school’s web site: http://nku.edu/cfaa/
For the first time in 2018 Achill Archaeological Field School will offer two $2000 scholarships for any of our 6-week or 12-week accredited excavation courses (Excavations and Recording 1, 2, or 7). The bursaries, which can be offset against course fees, aim to support students in their field school journey of discovery.
- Applicants for the scholarship should submit a 500 word statement outlining why they wish to study at the Achill Archaeological Field School accompanied by a CV.
- Students must have applied and completed enrolment at the Achill Archaeological Field School before the scholarship deadline of April 30, 2018.
- Applications should be sent to [email protected] with subject title ‘Scholarship’.
Place of Study
The study will be taken at Achill Archaeological Field School, Dooagh, Achill Island, Co. Mayo, Ireland.
There is no nationality restriction.
30 April 2018.
If you have any further questions please contact us at [email protected].