Field Studies in Coral Reef Biology


British Virgin Islands: Anegada, Jost Van Dyke and 2 other cities

Program Duration

1-2 Week


June 27 to July 11, 2015, July 14 to 28, 2015

Type of Programs

  • Adventure Travel
  • Study Abroad


  • English

Subject Areas

  • Animal Science
  • Biology
  • Conservation And Preservation
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Independent Study
  • Marine Biology
  • Natural Sciences
  • Science
  • Zoology & Wildlife Sciences

Cost in US$:


Program Fees Include:

* Accommodations and food
* Sailing, PADI Open Water or Advanced SCUBA certification (includes PADI online course fee, confined water training, check out dives, and certification)
* Transport to/from the airport in Tortola
* Instructional materials
* Program-related activities

* This does not include airfare, optional dinners ashore, snorkeling equipment, and BVI departure tax.

Experience Required


This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work


Scholarships are Available

The College of Charleston offers study abroad scholarships to degree seeking students. MANTA will also offer scholarships to help fund the participation of students in our educational program. Funding for these scholarship awards is made possible through government or foundation grants or private and corporate donations. Depending on applicant pools and available funding, this may include a combination of full or half scholarships that pay for the enrollment fees.

Eligibility for scholarships will be based on a combination of merit and financial need. High school and/or college GPA, participation and performance in science curriculum and other science related activities, SAT scores, extracurricular activities, and community involvement will constitute the basis for evaluation of merit. Financial need will be determine using standard criteria adopted by universities (e.g. parent's adjusted net income, financial assets and liabilities, etc). The number of grants awarded annually will depend on the amount of external and internal funding available for that year.

Application Process Involves

  • Letters of Reference
  • Online Application
  • Transcript

Typically The Application Process Time is

2 weeks

Post Services Include

  • Job and Internship Network
  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad