A GVSU Faculty-led Program
Tell me about this program
Open to: All majors
When can I go?
Where will I live?
Students will stay in hotels and hostels and boat berth.
Who is eligible to participate?
How do I apply?
To apply for this program, log on to www.gvsu.edu/oasis to begin your online application.
APPLICATION DEADLINE (2018 Program): February 1, 2018
Non-GVSU Students are welcome to apply. Please view Non-GVSU Student Information
What credits will I receive?
Students will register for a total of 6 credits:
BIO 417: International Field Biology (3 credits) AND
NRM 407: Natural Resources and Society (3 credits)
Independent study credits available
Accepted students will meet 3 hours per week during the second half of winter semester
How much does the program cost?
Program Fee: $5,920
- Round-trip airfare
- Some meals
- All excursions and field trips
- All ground transportation
- Tuition ($3,150)
- Personal expenses ($300)
- Passport ($140)
- Additional Meals ($100)
- ISICoptional ($28)
TOTAL PROJECTED COST: (Program Fee + Other Expenses): $9,638
To contact the Financial Aid office, email email@example.com with “Study Abroad” in the Subject line. Include your G Number and Total Projected Cost of the program in the e-mail.
Non-GVSU Students: Non-GVSU students admitted for study abroad are not eligible for Financial Aid from GVSU. Check with your home school’s study abroad and financial aid offices for details on applying for financial aid from your home school toward study abroad program costs.
Students may fund study abroad by using financial aid, scholarships, grants and personal funds. A study abroad adviser can help you create a funding plan.
Faculty-led Program Grant (Up to $1,500): Students who apply to a faculty-led program by the priority deadline are automatically considered for a grant from the Padnos International Center. Students must have a FAFSA on file.
James F. and Virginia L. Goode Global Programs Scholarship: The purpose of the scholarship is to reduce the financial pressure on students and their families and make a Grand Valley education accessible to students from all backgrounds. This need-based scholarship will ensure that financial need does not become a barrier to intellectual and personal growth for students planning to study abroad. MyScholarships: https://gvsu.academicworks.com/opportunities/10186
View more information on Scholarship/Grants
Who can tell me more?
All program information including courses, duration of program, dates, and other logistics are subject to change. Programs may be cancelled due to extenuating circumstances.