OSEA Ethnographic Methods Field School / Heritage Ethnography, Visual Ethnography / Summer Study Abroad / Community Tourism Sustainable Tourism Field Studies / International Service Learning in Yucatan. Maya Culture and Tourism Development / Open School of Ethnography and Anthropology OSEA Schedule of Fees OSEA Summer Field Study Abroad Programs in Interdisciplinary Cultural Anthropology . TESL, Teaching English Service Learning, Ethnography of Archaeology, Heritge Ethnography, Tourism Studies, Intensive Maya Language Immersion, Learn Maya, teaching Maya as a second language acquisition, Mexico. Quetzil Castaneda is the founding director of OSEA the Open School of Ethnography and Anthropology. Specialist in Maya language, archaeological tourism and heritage, ethnographic methods, experimental ethnography and experimental fieldwork.

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Info on how you can apply for OSEA training programs To make sure your application is complete, review this checklist Access OSEA's Online Application from here OSEA offers options to fit your needs Each program has a specific fee structure and set of deadlines


OSEA Application Process: DEADLINES

OSEA runs four distinct summer programs — Ethnography Field School, Teach English, Maya Immersion, and Spanish. Each of one has a different enrollment deadline and a distinct application form with different questions.

Each application process requires additional supplementary materials.
Please read the instructions at the Apply Overview tab

The online application forms accessible by the links found at the Apply Applications Tab

If there are any glitchs or troubles in the forms please feel free to contact us at onlineapps@osea-cite.org or text a message with your name, brief indication of the problem, and best time/day to return call to 812 327-5845.



Early Enrollment OPENS

Dec 20
Early Enrollment CLOSES for all programs Jan 20

Open Enrollment BEGINS for

      ⇒ Intensive Maya Language Immersion
      ⇒ Intensive Spanish Immersion

Jan 25

Regular Enrollment Deadline ENDS
(submit all materials by this deadline for regular enrollment)

      ⇒ 4 & 6 week Ethnography programs
      ⇒ SELT Teach English Action Research
      ⇒ Maya Language & Culture Field Course

Feb 20

Late Enrollment Begins
"first come, first serve" based on availability

      ⇒ 4 & 6 week Ethnography programs
      ⇒ SELT Teach English Action Research
      ⇒ Maya Language & Culture Field Course

March 1
Open Enrollment ENDS

      ⇒ Intensive Maya Language Immersion
      ⇒ Intensive Spanish Immersion

April 15
Payment of Balance of all program costs
(tuition, lodging & meals, program activities fee)
May 4



Current Application Deadlines for Summer 2016

Early Decision Deadline for All Ethnography Field SChool & SELT is January 20
⇒ Early Decision for 4 and 6 week Ethnography programs, all reseearch areas
⇒ Early Decision for Teaching English Action Research

Regular Enrollment Deadline is February 20, 2016.
⇒ Ethnography Field School (4 and 6 week programs)
⇒ SELT, Teach English Community Action Research Project (6 week program)

Maya Language Open Enrollment January 20 to April 10
⇒ Open Enrollment begins January 20

Open Enrollment, "First Come First Serve" until roster is full
⇒ Intensive Spanish Courses, open from January 20 to March 10
⇒ Intensive Maya Immersion, open from January 20 to April 10

Late Enrollment is Available if roster has not been filled
⇒ Ethnography Field School (4 and 6 week programs)
⇒ SELT, Teach English Community Action Research Project (6 week program)
Late Applications are accepted based on available openings in the specific program roster. Please contact OSEA Director at quetzil@osea-cite.org to find out about availability and timing to complete your enrollment. A minor late enrollment fee is added to the application fee and the non-refundable registration fee must be sent prior to or at the time of the completion of the application forms in order to guarantee placement on the summer roster.



Schedule of Fees and Payment Deadlines
Applicants should read carefully the instructions for each program to ensure a timely review of materials. No application will be considered without submission of all the forms, letters of recommendation, supporting documents, and fees.

Each program has its own deadlines and application process. For a complete listing of all application and fee deadlines for each program see Schedule of Fees

OSEA Direct Enrollment Plan
OSEA is an independent, non-degree school. You must apply and submit all materials and payments directly to OSEA. If you intend to make a payment to OSEA via a third party (such as a university or foundation in the form of a grant, scholarship, or other funding award) you need to verify in advance with their staff that they can make the payment directly to OSEA. Different funding agencies have different requirements. Some require that payment be made directly to the student and other funding agencies require payment be made only to the educational providor, which would be OSEA in this case. Double check these stipulations with your scholarship/grant source to ensure that your receipt of funding allows you to make payments in accordance with the OSEA schedule of fees and payments.

Schedule of Fees, Payments and Cancellation Policy

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Check here for information about grants and scholarships to help finance your participation in OSEA summer field study abroad programs.




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