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Research Excursions Program

The due date for the 2018 Summer Research Excursions Project applications is EXTENDED to Monday Feb. 12, 2018.

2018 Summer Research Excursions Projects

The Research Excursions Program provides an opportunity for Arts & Science degree students (St. George) beginning their third year (i.e., after completing at least 9 but not more than 16 credits) to participate in a practical or experiential activity under the supervision of a faculty member. The practical, experiential component can take the form of research/learning in archives, laboratories, libraries, or in a field camp, etc.—but not in a classroom at another university (that is covered by the Faculty’s summer abroad and exchange programs). The projects run within the May-August period, when both Faculty and students would be able to make the time commitments necessary. SUMMER tuition fees apply. The Faculty of Arts & Science will cover travel expenses.

Each 398H0/Y0 has a program-specific designator, such as ANT, CLA, CSB, VIC, etc., and would be eligible to count towards program completion if the program sponsor (Chair or Director) so chooses. A limited number of 398H0/Y0 courses are available each year.

In an effort to provide as many opportunities as possible, priority will be given to those who have not already received funding for a Faculty of Arts & Science international opportunity including 398 REP, ICM, or DFIII – formerly known as DIIF –.

Faculty supervisors propose the projects and choose the students who apply. Students must also attend a mandatory Pre-Departure Orientation through the office of Safety Abroad no later than four weeks prior to travel.