Undergraduate = 3 or 4 credits in Biology (Special Topics)
Cost $3,200

Graduate = 3 or 4 credits in Biology (Special Topics)
Cost $3,200

Non-student (No credits - travel only)
Cost $3,400

Scholarship Information

All PSU undergraduate students who are selected to participate in this field study should apply immediately for the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Education Abroad Scholarship provided by the Penn State Office of International Programs. Award equates to $500.

What is Included in the Trip Cost

Cost includes: international airfare from Newark to/from Shanghai/Beijing; all ground transportation; all instruction and guide services; meals; tours and sightseeing admission fees; and, all overnight accommodations.

What is Not Included in the Trip Cost

Cost does not include: Passport fees; Visa fees, Penn State mandated HTH Worldwide Study Abroad Insurance (~$20); luggage fees; overnight train fare (sleeper car) from Wuxi to Beijing (~$100); gratuities; laundry; telephone calls; or, any other expenses of a personal nature. Prices may be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.

Additional Cost Information

*Must be full-time Penn State University student. There are no tuition costs associated with this course for full-time Penn State undergraduate students. All others would need to pay tuition cost based on number of credits and enrollment status. The application process officially opens up on December 10, 2011. Deadline for acceptance of all student applications is February 10, 2011. A $500 deposit is required upon acceptance into the program. Balance due by March 31, 2011. The $500 deposit is non-refundable after February 15, 2011. Space for each option is limited and will be assigned on an academic selection basis.

**Non-student registration officially begins December 10, 2011. A $500 deposit is required upon acceptance into the program. Balance due by March 31, 2011. The $500 deposit is non-refundable after February 15, 2011. Space for this option is limited and will be assigned as per the candidate's potential contribution to the group.