Costa Rica International Research Experience!

Do you like Toucans? Have a thing for big kitty cats with large teeth? Want to get wet and muddy? Have a fondness for snakes and delicious looking rodents? Are you part of the All Nations LSAMP? If yes – then it is time to apply for CRIRE 2022!

We are running CRIRE 2022 (Costa Rica International Research Experience)! This time, we are certain – no last minute COVID cancellations! Please spread the word – we have a quick application turnaround time! We are looking for students as well as faculty research mentors to apply. Faculty mentors, don’t worry – we are here to support you. No prior tropical ecology knowledge necessary.

The dates: December 10 – December 21, 2022

Where: Las Cruces Biological Research Station in Costa Rica, near the southern border with Panama

Indigenous Experts: Four members of the Ngabe Bugle will join us and work with the LSAMP scholars on their research projects and share TEK of the region. It is a global indigenous exchange!

Application Due Date: September 30th, 2022. We cannot extend it beyond September as it will take time to get passports and the backlog continues.                                                                                                                                 

Application Portal: All applications must be submitted through the All Nations LSAMP web portal:

Student Applications:

Faculty Mentor Applications: