Tropical Ecosystem: Andes to Amazon
Application Deadline: FIRST FRIDAY in MARCH
1) Download and read the Course Information
The packet contains
important details about the course, including prerequisites, schedule, topics for
lectures and activities, what to bring, etc, etc. You should be familiar with this
information before you apply!
2) Submit Application Forms:
USA & CANADIAN STUDENTS: Please visit the University of Wisconsin's study abroad application page for all instructions and materials.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: You may submit an online form, or download
the application to complete and submit via postal mail. Please be aware you must include a $100 application fee (applied to your tuition if accepted).
Ceiba Foundation for Tropical Conservation
301 S. Bedford Street, Suite 7A
Madison, WI 53703
Acceptance and Enrollment
Acceptances will be sent to you within approximately two weeks of the deadline
at which your application was received. All enrollment materials and instructions will be provided in your acceptance packet.
Ceiba has received continuing financial support from several private
donors to fund our scholarship program for Ecuadorian students. If you are an
Ecuadorian student seeking a scholarship, you must follow a different application
procedure. Please see the scholarships page
Late applications may be accepted in special cases and only if you contact
Ceiba to ask for prior approval of an extension. The application fee is
non-refundable for late applications.
Tropical Ecology Field Course Application
(*international students only)
Click Submit Application to send your application
by email. Click Reset to clear your form. Click the "Back"
button in your browser to return from the confirmation message you will see.
Student Recommendation Form
The recommendation form must be completed by one of your present or prior professors
or employers, evaluating your academic and personal qualifications for the field course.
The signed recommendation form must be mailed or faxed to Ceiba (see address
below) and received by the application deadline. You can obtain the recommendation
form in two ways:
1) Download and print the complete course packet,
which includes the recommendation form.
2) Download the recommendation form only (PDF), and send it to your reference:
Download Information Packet & Application Forms
Thanks for your interest in Ceiba's Tropical Ecology Field