- Rain forests, cloud forests, volcanic mountains
- Caribbean and Pacific coastal environments
- Rich diversity of plant and animal species
- December 27, 2009 to January 8, 2010
- Intersession Program
- Two-Week Field Study in Tropical Biology
- 16 IU students, 2 IU faculty
- Instruction in English
- Daily travel to varied habitats
- 3 credits in BIOL L433, Tropical Biology
- Visits to national parks, rain forest, cloud forest, and biological field stations
- Emphasis on co-evolution between plants and animals, ecology, botany
- Shared hotel and field station accommodations
You may apply if you
- are a degree candidate at any Indiana University campus who is making normal academic progress,
- are in at least your third full-time semester of college (priority given to upperclassmen),
- are a biology major or have done readings or taken courses in the area,
- are willing to live and travel with a group in the field, and
- have approximately a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
- Overseas Study Scholarships, including Minority Scholarships and Scholarships for Students from IU campuses other than Bloomington.
- Some participants may qualify for student loans.
- General information about financial aid and links to additional scholarship opportunities.
Intersession 2010-11: September 2010
IU committee screens applications. Notification of application status sent electronically within 4 weeks of application deadline.
IU committee screens applications.
Notification of application status sent electronically within 4 weeks of application deadline.
Fee paid to IU: (tuition, housing, some meals, travel in Costa Rica, health insurance)
- Indiana resident: $1,460
- Nonresident: $1,760
Additional meals: $200 International airfare: $800 See IU Fee Sheet for additional cost and payment details.
Personal expenses additional. Airfare for group flight due by mid-October. Initial prepayment of $500 due early November.
Personal expenses additional.
Airfare for group flight due by mid-October.
Initial prepayment of $500 due early November.