SIT Study Abroad: Indonesia - Community Nature Conservation in Bali (Summer)

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Examine resource-use patterns and community-based conservation initiatives on the extraordinary island of Bali.This program explores the chal­lenges of nature conservation in one of the world’s most biodiverse and heavily populated countries: Indo... read more

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Examine resource-use patterns and community-based conservation initiatives on the extraordinary island of Bali.

This program explores the chal­lenges of nature conservation in one of the world’s most biodiverse and heavily populated countries: Indonesia. Based on the beautiful island of Bali, the program reveals how resource-use patterns in Indonesia are threatening the future sustainability of Bali’s globally significant natural resources — above all, its rainfor­est and coral reef ecosystems — and also the viability of its human communities. You will spend extensive time learning in the field through snorkeling, hiking in tropical forest reserves, and exploring human-dominated tropical ecosystems.

Major topics of study:

- Conservation strategies
- Prin­ciples and practices of sustainability and conservation biology
- Habitat fragmentation
- Management of threatened species and populations

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Summer
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Agriculture
  • Environmental Studies
  • Natural Resources, Conservation
Minimum GPA:
2.5
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SIT Study Abroad Scholarships

SIT Study Abroad awards need-based scholarships and grants. We do not offer merit-based awards at this time. Average awards range between $500 and $5,000 for our semester programs, and between $500 and $3,000 for our summer programs. Our scholarships and grants are available to all students accepted into an SIT Study Abroad program irrespective of citizenship, national origin, or home school. We do not require a separate scholarship application for each scholarship fund; eligible students will be evaluated for all funds for which they are eligible. Please note: SIT Study Abroad scholarships and grants are only applicable to tuition and room/board fees billed by SIT Study Abroad. We do not award scholarships or grants to cover any other expenses, including, but not limited to, immunizations, visa fees, books, or study abroad fees charged by your home school. If your home school has an established billing agreement with us, it is your responsibility to communicate with your home school as to how your SIT scholarship or grant will be passed on to you by your home school. For a list of available scholarships and grants, click here.

$500 - $5000

Deadlines:
April 1 for summer programs – extended to June 1 for summer 2020 May 15 for fall programs — extended to June 1 for fall 2020 November 1 for spring programs

Guidelines/Requirements:
The SIT Study Abroad scholarship application process has been fully integrated into our online program application. After ticking the scholarship box in the program application, please complete the following steps: Provide us with the name and email address of a financial aid officer at your home school. Electronically sign and date the FERPA release included as part of the application process. The financial aid officer at your school will be emailed a link to a secure web form where s/he will provide information about your financial aid at your home school

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