Is there a tuition fee? There is no tuition fee. Participation in the Field Stations workshop does require a $350 non-refundable deposit to secure your place.
Is there additional funding available to cover travel costs for the workshop?Yes, participants unable to afford travel expenses may apply for a travel scholarship. Please contact us directly to discuss scholarship options.
Can I apply to Field Stations if my English is not very good? The working language of the program is English so fluency in English is important and will weigh in the selection process. Fluency in Spanish will be very helpful but is not a must.
Is the workshop a full-time program?The Field Stations workshop is a rigorous full-time 4-week program. During the program classes and activities may run from 9:00-19:00 every day.
Is it necessary to attend the Institute every day to participate in the Program? Can I participate in some activities remotely? The Field Stations program is funded on a place-based educational model. Full participation and attendance to all activities is critical for the Program, and therefore compulsory.
It is possible to combine work with studying at Field Stations? The program will be fast-paced and intensive and requires full commitment throughout the duration of the program. Interested participants with additional commitments, should consult with us prior to accepting admission.
Where does the program take place? The Workshop will take place in several locations, including Bogotá, Medellín and the coffee region. More detailed information on the itinerary can be found in the PLACES page.
Will accommodations be provided? Yes, the Wright Ingraham Institute will provide modest accommodations for all participants during the course of the workshop. More information regarding accommodations can be found in the AGENDA page. Our team may be able to help with information on where to look for accommodation if you wish to extend your visit.
Are there any significant program related costs I will need to cover? The Wright Ingraham Institute will try to cover most of your basic living expenses. Basics fees associated with field trips that are part of the program will be covered by the Institute unless noted in advance.
What kind of degree will I receive upon completing the program? Participants receive certificates issued by the Institute, which confirm completion of the Field Stations Program. The Wright-Ingraham Institute does not award state-recognized degrees.
Where do I find more information about the Program? We encourage you to stay tuned for news and updates with regards to the Program, which will be released by the Institute during the admission cycle. If you have any specific questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org