Costa Rica Travel Study

What: Community service project in Costa Rica
When: May 15-May 24, 2017
Who: All TJC students are eligible
Cost: $2,600 per person for double occupancy

Itinerary

  • Transfer to and from DFW Airport
  • Roundtrip airfare to Costa Rica
  • 3 nights Quebrada Grande, HomeStay, Liberia
  • 2 nights, Flamingo Hotel
  • 1 night, Monteverde Lodge  
  • 1 night w/breakfast/1 dinner/Lomas del Volcán,San José
  • 2 nights, Holiday Inn, San José
  • Excursions:
    • Zip Lining “El cañón”
    • Horse Back Riding Nueva Zelandia

Scholarships

$1,000 will be awarded based on the following criteria:

  • An essay of no less than 2 pages (4 copies) that
  1. describe your educational goals, and
  2. how those goals blend with the 3 promises of Tyler Junior College:
    1. a Quality Education,
    2. a Vibrant Student Life,
    3. and Community Service.
  • An official transcript from the registrar (4 copies)
  • One (1) letter of recommendation from a teacher (4 copies)
  • With cover page (Name, address, telephone) entitling the packet. (4 copies)
  • Submission deadline, January 29, 2017
  • Recipients will be chosen by committee and notified by February 5, 2017
  • Submit essays to Professor John Hays, Department Chair, Foreign Languages

Payments

  • Nov. 30 - $100 deposit
  • Jan. 29 - $1000 due
  • Feb. 26 - $1000 due

Insurance

  • 0-34 years old - $97 per person
  • 35-59 - $161 per person