Land Change Science Field School

2020 Session: May 30 - July 1

Summer 2020 Session

The Land Change Science Field School is a 4-week summer program that takes place at Vietnam National University of Agriculture (VNUA), in Hanoi, Vietnam. The field school offers students the opportunity to learn about and investigate land use/land cover change in rural, peri-urban and urban areas of Vietnam. Course instruction and applications will use GIS, remote sensing methods, data, and fieldwork, that will be done at three sites where Professor Leisz has ongoing research.

Information and links to applications and scholarships below!

Field Course Instructor

Dr. Stephen J. Leisz
Associate Professor, Geography

Stephen J. Leisz

Associate Professor

2020 Session: May 30 - July 1

Complete your applications online for the 2020 Land Change Science Field School and GR 482A!


Questions? Email Dr. Stephen Leisz
Director, Land Change Science Field School

Information Session:
Coming in Jan/Feb 2020

Learn about the field school, GR 382A, and how to apply for the program and financial support.

Deadline: Friday, February 15, 2020

Get applications in early!
Field school enrollment is limited!

Financial Aid

Anthropology Field School Scholarship

The Department of Anthropology will provide modest financial support for Colorado State University anthropology undergraduate and graduate students to support CSU Archaeology, Ethnographic, Land Change Science (Geography), or Paleontology. Field School endeavors. Funds shall be used to help cover necessary expenses associated with field school costs including tuition and supplies. Scholarships are made on a competitive basis.

To be eligible for the scholarship, you must:

  1. be a full-time graduate or undergraduate student enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts,
  2. have an overall and in major 3.0 GPA,
  3. **must be enrolled in one of the anthropology field school courses:
  • Archaeology Field School: ANTH 260, ANTH 460/660 (summer course)
  • Ethnographic Field School for Risk and Disaster: ANTH 442 (summer course)
  • Land Change Science Field School: GR 382A (summer course)
  • Paleontology Field School: ANTH 470 (summer course)

**Students must apply to our field schools and be accepted into the course. Please contact the director of the field school of interest for more information.**

  1. and complete a one-page essay describing the chosen program of study, your interest in the specific program, how the completion of the program will further your career goals, and how you expect to be affected by participation in such work.

Applications are due March 31 by 11:59 p.m. MST. A committee appointed by the Department of Anthropology Chair shall select the recipient(s). Applicants will be informed of the selection by April 15.