2021 APPLICATIONS, DEADLINES, AND TUITION

 

 

The application deadline for the 8 Week Advanced Methods Session  (June 5 - August 1) is May 5 2021 

Full Tuition Cost $5,400 USD. Private Room -- Full Tuition Cost $4,900 USD Shared Double Room

Tuition Paid in Full is Due May 5 2021 -- Early Bird Discount (-$500) if Paid in Full by April 5 2021

 

 

 

The application deadline for 3 Week Practicum Ethnographic Methods (June 12 to July 3) is May 12 2021

Full Tuition Cost $2,875 USD -- Tuition Paid in Full is Due May 12 2020 -- Early Bird Discount (-$250) if Paid in Full by April 12 2021

 

The application deadline for the Spring Online 'Fieldcraft' Session  (February 1 - March 29) is January 1 2021

Full Tuition Cost $1,500 USD -- Tuition Paid in Full is Due January 1 2021 

 

 

 

8 Week Advanced Methods Session is are $5,400 USD per student for a private room and include lodging, ethnographic methods training, PADI Open Water Dive Certification, Spanish Language familiarization and all Field School excursions including Whale Sharks.

 

3 Week Practicum Sessions are $2,875 USD per student for a private room and include lodging, ethnographic methods / medical anthropology training, Spanish Language familiarization and some Field School excursions including Whale Sharks.

8 Week Online 'Fieldcraft' Course Sessions are $1,500 USD per student and include all reading materials.

 

 

 

EARLY PAYMENT TUITION DISCOUNTS

 

If you apply and are accepted to join the Isla Mujeres Ethnographic Field School:

 

8 Week Session 1 Advanced Methods students -- Pay your tuition in full by April 5 2021 and receive a $500 Discount

 

3 Week Practicum students -- Pay your tuition in full by April 12, 2021 and receive a $250 Tuition Discount

FIELDCRAFT MODULE + ADVANCED METHODS OR PRACTICUM SESSION TUITION DISCOUNTS

If you apply and are accepted to join the Isla Mujeres Ethnographic Field School:

 

8 Week Session 1 Advanced Methods students + Fieldcraft Module students = $500 Discount (in addition to the possible $500 Early Bird payment discount)

 

3 Week Practicum students + Fieldcraft Module students = $250 Tuition Discount (in addition to the possible Early Bird $250 payment discount)

 

 

 

APPLICATION OVERVIEW

 

Fieldcraft Online Session Application Requirements

Letter of intent

  • Full Name

  • Address

  • University - Professional Affiliation and Year

  • Age

  • Hometown

  • E-mail

  • Phone Number

 

In your letter, please describe your experience thus far as a student of Anthropology or other discipline. This should be one or two paragraphs. Tell us a bit about your interests in anthropology, social science research, the study of culture and environment -- or other interests you may have that you would like to pursue while at the Isla Mujeres Ethnographic Field School. Also include three reasons why you want to attend the field school; a paragraph per reason will suffice.

Unofficial transcript

Resume / CV

Advanced Methods and Practicum Session Application Requirements

 

Applications are first-come, first-serve. We will only accept 20 students per session. If one or both of the sessions is filled, we will note that here when appropriate.

 

We advise that you apply as soon as you have decided that you want to attend an Isla Mujeres Ethnographic Field School Session to assure your reservation.

 

Please send us a personal Letter of Intent that includes the following:

 

  • Full Name

  • Address

  • University - Professional Affiliation and Year

  • Age

  • Hometown

  • E-mail

  • Phone Number

 

In your letter, please describe your experience thus far as a student of Anthropology or other discipline. This should be one or two paragraphs. Tell us a bit about your interests in anthropology, social science research, the study of culture and environment -- or other interests you may have that you would like to pursue while at the Isla Mujeres Ethnographic Field School. Also include three reasons why you want to attend the field school; a paragraph per reason will suffice.

Unofficial Transcript

Resume / CV

 

All application materials should be sent as one e-mail (the personal letter as the body of the e-mail -- and as an attachment transcripts, photo, resume and letter(s) of recommendation.

 

The subject line of your application should read 'Field School Application'. Send your application to:  admissions@anthrofieldschool.com

 

Once you send your application you will be notified via e-mail within one week indicating if you have been accepted or not.  Once you have been accepted, you will be given instructions regarding tuition payment.

 

Your $500 deposit is due within one week of acceptance.

 

 

TRANSCRIPTS AND RECOMMENDATION

 

Please attach a scanned copy of your University or College transcripts -- and at least one letter of recommendation from a faculty member in the department of anthropology (if you are not an anthropology student, then a letter from a faculty member in your department will suffice).

 

Also attach one recent picture of yourself.

 

If you do not have a GPA of at least 2.5 then we will require two letters of recommendation from two of your current faculty instructors.

 

 

 

INSURANCE

 

All Field School participants must provide their own health insurance.

 

Documentation of coverage is required before attending the Isla Mujeres Ethnographic Field School.

 

This student travel protection resource might prove helpful. 

 

 

 

APPLICATION CHECKLIST

 

  • Passport Scan

  • Personal Letter to Dr. Pierce

  • Transcripts

  • Letter of Recommendation

  • Resume or CV

  • Proof of Insurance

  • Recent Color Photo

 

 

PAYMENT METHODS

 

 

Please contact info@anthrofieldschool.com to discuss payment method options.

REFUND AND LODGING POLICIES

Partial Refunds may only be offered in the case of personal medical emergency or catastrophic injury as documented by a local physician or hospital.

Partial Refunds are offered solely at the discretion of Program Director Dr. Todd Pierce.

Family members and friends are not welcome to stay at Hotel Maria Elena student lodging during the course.

The Field School is an independent learning exercise and it is suggested visitors travel to the island after the student's academic course is fully complete.

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