Summer Session 1
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Summer Session 1
|Language(s) in which classes are available:||English||Max credits offered:||6|
|Minimum VT Class Status required for admission:||2 Sophomore||Language Experience required for admission:||0 none|
|Program Type:||VT faculty-led||Minimum Cumulative GPA:||2.5|
|Areas of Study:||Biology, Culture, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Human Ecology, Marine Ecosystems, Natural Resource Conservation, Sciences, Service Learning, Sustainability, Wildlife Science||College Sponsor:||COS|
LINKS TO HELPFUL DETAILS:
Check out this VIDEO produced by a student in the 2015 course (credit: Camron Robertson)!
This course was featured on National Public Radio!
Rough budget: Hokies Abroad Australia-NZ Rough Budget 2017.pdf
2016 Itinerary (dates will change in 2017): VT NZ-AUS itinerary 2016 DRAFT.pdf
Syllabus from last year: 2016 NZ-OZ VT-SUNY Syllabus.pdf
HOW TO APPLY
2) Submit a statement of purpose (as a "questionnaire") within your online application.
3) Complete all online forms and questionnaires. Send requests to two people for letters of references. Letters of reference can come from university professors, academic advisors, high school teachers, employers, coaches, and supervisors (but not a friend or family member). Reference letters should touch on things such as your academic work, personal maturity, time management, and your ability to handle stress and social conflict.
If accepted into the course, you will receive an email notification requesting permission to charge a non-refundable $500 deposit to your account. This deposit is required to hold your spot in the course.
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Summer Session 1||2017||03/01/2017 **||Rolling Admission||06/01/2017||06/28/2017|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.