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Women in Science: Summer in France 2020

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Program Highlights:

In partnership with Sup'biotech Paris and the French Embassy of the United States, CSUSM Global Programs and Services announces the Transatlantic Mobility Grant for travel to Paris, France in Summer 2020 for female Biotechnology students.  This grant will cover the program fees for each grantee selected.

Academic Calendar:  July 6-24, 2020

Academic Focus: 

Language of Instruction:  English

Requirements:

  • Female Biology/Biotechnology student
  • Good academic standing through departure
  • GPA:  2.75 and above

Units: 

3 units upper-division Biology/Biotech elective

Housing: 

Private room in a French homestay with daily breakfast and lunch.

Estimated Cost: 

Program fees are estimated at $2,450.  Grant will cover these fees which include tuition, a stay with a French family inclusive of daily breakfast and lunch, a survival French course, and cultural and social activities.  Additional expenses not covered include airfare, daily dinner, and personal spending, estimated at $1,500.

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Ideally, we will get all program participants together for pre-departure orientation in which we will discuss the program, curriculum and make flight suggestions.  It is recommended that you await this meeting before booking any flights.

How to Apply:

  1. Fill out the online applications via the link below (Select option for Outside Programs and type in Women in Science).  All applications will be ranked and reviewed by a committee comprised of faculty and staff.  Decisions will be made via campus email by mid-April.
  2. A mandatory pre-depature orientation will be held with Global Education to discuss arrival instructions and the upcoming course.  Proof of attendance will be recorded.

Application:

Women in Science Paris 2020 Application

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