Application Instructions, Summer 2018
application package - the application form, a $200 deposit, and a
transcript must be received before we will consider you for acceptance.
DATES: Our camp runs tentatively from 29 May through 02 July
COST: $4500, all-inclusive, for both in and out of state (PA) students
NOTE: No private vehicles, all transportation is provided by Lehigh vans
Thank you for your interest in Lehigh Field Camp!
We are looking for 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, 2018. If we are not able to accept you because you do not meet pre-requisites, we will let you know before 01 February, 2018. After 01 February, 2018, 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.
Lehigh Field Camp is a travelling camp. Please be sure to review the course description and the reasons you should apply before proceeding in your application
Lehigh Field Camp is committed to diversity, welcomes and encourage applications from all students, including members of under-represented groups. Limited scholarships are available.
Applying is a simple, 5-step process. Please follow these five steps, in the order presented below.
Review the driving
policy and options for scholarships.
STEP 2. Fill out the on-line application form in all its parts. You will need to enter information for a reference in your department and an emergency contact.
STEP 3. Secure a copy of your transcript. An unofficial print-out of your transcript from an on-line web browser page is OK. Email the transcript to Nancy Romans. Alternatively you can send a paper copy of the transcript by regular mail, together with your deposit check (see next step).
STEP 4. Send a check for $200.00 (see refund policy below) made out to "Lehigh University Field Camp" -OR- download this 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 deposit information (and optional paper copy of the transcripts) by regular mail to:
Ms. Nancy Roman
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
1 West Packer Ave
Bethlehem, PA 18015-3001
NOTE: Your application is not complete until Ms. Roman receives your transcript and $200 deposit.
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 need to submit another deposit of $500 within 10 working days of your acceptance. Failing to provide payment will result in forfetting your spot. You
to keep open a reliable email address for messages so that we can be in
touch with you requesting payment and updates. The total balance is DUE on or
before 01 April, 2018.
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.
(1) If you are NOT
ACCEPTED into the course, we will REFUND
your $200 application fee.
(2) If you are ACCEPTED into the course, the $200 application check and the $500 deposit 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
HALF OF THE COURSE FEE (less the $200 application fee and $500 deposit) should
you not be able to attend the course as long as we receive notification before 15 April, 2018.
In this case, should the student wish to attend camp the following
year, we will apply the non-refunded balance towards the following
(4) 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 16 April, 2018. 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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