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  • Locations: Queensland, Australia
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: SCU applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Narrow Your Search: 1. SCU Study Abroad Language of instruction: English
Minimum GPA: 2.8 Areas of study: Environmental Sciences
Housing Options: Living Learning Community Research: Yes
Cost: Program Provider Cost + $500 SCU Fee
Program Description:
The School for Field Studies (SFS) Tropical Rainforest Studies study abroad program in Queensland, Australia, provides exciting opportunities for students to study and work hands-on in rainforest management and restoration in the country's tropical rainforest. Student research will focus on the loss and fragmentation of once extensive rainforests and examine environmental policies related to the issue on local and national levels. SFS staff and students, in collaboration with local landholders and stakeholder organizations, focus on enhancing the condition of tropical rainforests and determining ways to regenerate and restore the rainforest on the Atherton Tablelands. Students live in cabins in a rainforest field station. 

Eligibility    
2 quarters of ecology or biology
Students should review full eligibility requirements for SCU's Study Abroad Program.

Accommodation    
Students are required to live in program housing. Independent housing is not permitted by SCU.

GPA
Program-specific GPA is subject to change. Be sure to confirm GPA on program's website. If program GPA is under 2.75, you are still subject to SCU's 2.75 minimum.


This program is currently not accepting applications.