Application Instructions, Summer 2015

A complete application package - the application form, a $100 deposit, and a transcript must be received before we will consider you for acceptance.

DATES: We are anticipating a camp from 02 June through 02 July, subject to change
If you are joining us at Lehigh, you will need to arrive on: 01 June, 2015, before 3:00 PM

COST:  $4500, all-inclusive, for both in and out of state (PA) students

NOTE: No private vehicles, all transportation is by provided by Lehigh vans

We are looking for 24-30 serious and engaged students who want to take field camp as their first step in maturing into a professional Earth Scientist.  We will consider your application in the order that it is received.  Registration is now open and formal acceptances will be made on or before 01 February, 2015.  If we are not able to accept you because you do not meet pre-requisites, we will let you know before 01 February, 2015.  After 01 February, 2015, we will generate waiting list for late applications.  Direct correspondence with the field camp director is required to remain on the waiting list and register after the deadline.  Applying is a simple, 5-step process.  Please follow these five steps, in the order presented below.

STEP 1.  Review options for scholarships and driving.  Click here for more scholarship and driving info

STEP 2.  Fill out this form online and click on the "submit" button at the bottom of the form.   Form

STEP 3.  Secure a paper copy of your transcript.  An unofficial print-out of your transcript from an on-line web browser page is OK.

STEP 4.  Attach to your transcript a REFUNDABLE CHECK for $100.00 made out to "Lehigh University Field Camp" -OR- download this credit card form Credit Card Form , print it out, and provide your credit card information.  Your check or credit card information MUST contain your name and Social Security Number for the Bursar to properly have you enrolled.  Send the transcript and deposit by regular snail-mail to:

                Ms. Nancy Roman

                Academic Coordinator

                Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

                Lehigh University

                1 West Packer Ave

                Bethlehem, PA  18015-3001

 

NOTE:  Your application is not complete until Ms. Roman receives your transcript and $100 deposit.

 

STEP 5.  When we receive your TRANSCRIPT, DEPOSIT and COMPLETED application form, you will receive an email from the Field Camp Director within 7 working days letting you know that your application package is complete.  If you are accepted, you will also be provided with instructions that lay out the remaining steps you need to follow to complete the registration process.  Basically, you will need to keep open a reliable email address for messages.  Nancy Roman will contact you requesting the balance of the payment.  That balance is DUE on or before 01 April, 2015.

 

PLEASE NOTE:  You are not fully registered for the course until you have completely paid for the course.  For those waiting on financial aid, you must work through Ms. Roman to file the appropriate bursar forms.  We will not allow you to join us this summer until you are paid in full or have made financial aid arrangements with the bursar.

 

REFUND POLICY:

(1) If you are NOT ACCEPTED into the course, we will REFUND your $100 application check.
 

(2) If you are ACCEPTED into the course, the $100 application check is NOT REFUNDED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, but of course will be applied to the balance of your full payment.
 

(3) If you are ACCEPTED into the course and have paid in full, we WILL REFUND YOU IN FULL (less the $100 application fee) should you not be able to attend the course as long as we receive notification on or before 15 April, 2015.
 

(4) If you are ACCEPTED into the course and have paid in full, we will REFUND YOU HALF OF THE COURSE FEE (less the $100 application fee) should you not be able to attend the course as long as we receive notification by 01 May, 2015.  In this case, should the student wish to attend camp the following year, we will apply the non-refunded balance towards the following year's payment.
 

(5) If you are ACCEPTED into the course and have paid in full, we will NOT REFUND YOU at all should you not be able to attend the course if we receive no notification or notification on or after 02 May, 2015. In this case, should the student wish to attend camp the following year, we will apply the non-refunded balance towards the following year's payment.

 


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