Applicants for both the semester and summer programs are required to:
- Complete the relevant Application forms below.
- Ecology in Action - Provide an official, up-to-date college transcript documenting successful completion of 48 semester credit hours (or the equivalent), including a minimum of one semester course in the natural sciences and one in the social sciences.
Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems Aotearoa - Provide an official, up-to-date college transcript documenting successful completion of 36 semester credit hours (or the equivalent), including a minimum of one semester course related to agriculture production and management (such as Sustainable Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Science, Agroecology, or equivalent courses), and at least one related to Agricultural Business, Environmental Economics, or Food and Society.
- Provide two references: one academic reference from a professor or instructor, and one character reference from a person (other than a peer or family member/acquaintance) who can comment on your suitability for the EcoQuestUNH residential and learning environment.
- Return above documents, along with a non-refundable check for $35 and made payable to the University of New Hampshire, to:
UNH-EcoQuest Study Abroad Program
Department of Natural Resources and the Environment
56 College Road,
University of New Hampshire
Durham, NH 03824
The EcoQuest-UNH Admissions Committee will evaluate all applications within three weeks of receipt of all the required documents and invite you for a personal or telephone interview.
Once you are admitted, the EcoQuest Director of Admissions will provide a detailed package, including a Confidential Medical History form, Release and Waiver form, Participation Agreement, Academic and Field Center Handbooks and other related program information. All acceptances are contingent on medical approval by the EcoQuest Risk Manager.
The deadlines for applications are as follows:
Summer & Fall 2023
Summer & Fall 2024
The EcoQuest New Zealand Study Abroad Programs each have a three part application form. Be sure to download and complete all three documents: