|KBS Summer Courses FAQs, 2013|
Both undergraduate and graduate courses are offered yearly at KBS.
KBS Summer Course FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions):
KBS summer courses provide students with a unique opportunity to get hands-on field and research experience that addresses applied and theoretical concepts in ecology and evolutionary biology.
Students in residence at KBS become part of a community where they can develop new skills, explore career options, interact with graduate students and faculty from MSU and elsewhere, and form friendships that will last a lifetime. Courses at KBS give students the opportunity to study ecological issues in both natural and managed systems and are research-focused.
I am a student at another institution (besides Michigan State University) ... may I take classes at KBS?
Yes! And, if you are a graduate student at a Big Ten university or the University of Chicago, you may be eligible for the CIC Traveling Scholars Program. (More information about admission to our programs here.)
Scholarships and Fellowships are available to cover costs associated with attending summer session at KBS. Tuition awards are available for undergraduate and graduate students to offset the costs of tuition and housing. Graduate students also can apply for research awards.
Students may apply for part-time jobs working in the library or research labs.
Tuition at KBS is the same as tuition on MSU's main campus. Your tuition will depend on where you live and whether you attend MSU. You can calculate how much your tuition will be using this calculator.
The costs of your housing and meals are listed here.
Remember, there are many scholarships available!
The W.K. Kellogg Biological Station is located in southwestern Michigan, on the eastern shore of Gull Lake, between Battle Creek and Kalamazoo. KBS is about 65 miles from Michigan State University’s main campus in East Lansing. See directions (maps) for more detailed information.
The 3,600+ acre site includes the Biological Laboratories, Education and Conference Center, Bird Sanctuary, Farm, Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) site, Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC), and the Lux Arbor Reserve.
For more information see housing and meal plans.
Email your questions to KBSsummer@kbs.msu.edu.
|Last Updated on Monday, 21 January 2013 21:07|