Undergraduate students from any and all academic disciplines are welcome to apply for SAFS. To be eligible to take part in the program students must:
- Have a minimum GPA of 2.3 or higher in the last Fall/Winter semesters
- Have successfully completed at least *15, or more as required by their home Faculty/Institution, by the start of the SAFS program
- Have successfully completed BIOL 108
- Have a valid passport and or visas to study in South Africa, Mozambique and Swaziland
Instructions for How to Apply
Complete fillable application
Upload a single PDF file with a Cover Letter and CV/Resume.
Upload a PDF copy of your transcript from Bear Tracks
Cover Letter should address the following questions:
Why do you want to participate in Southern African Field School?
Which module(s) you would like to complete?
What are your career goals and how do you think this program/module will benefit you?
What do you think will be the greatest challenge/benefit of participating in Southern African Field School?
What life/work/study experience you have that will benefit you in preparing to study abroad.
1 page maximum, 12 point font
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