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The Tambopata Research Opportunity offers a summer of research and experiential learning for Stanford undergraduate and graduate students in the Peruvian Amazon. Thanks to a partnership with a local Peruvian ecotourism company, Rainforest Expeditions (RFE), researchers are able to stay at three of RFE’s lodges to examine first-hand the challenges to conservation and community development in the Amazon.


For questions regarding the Tambopata Research Opportunity, please contact:
Samantha Selby,
Tambopata Research Opportunity Program Advisor, at:
sselby@stanford.edu


In operation since 2001, the Tambopata Research Opportunity offers a summer of research and experiential learning for Stanford undergraduate and graduate students in the Peruvian Amazon. Thanks to a partnership with a local Peruvian ecotourism company, Rainforest Expeditions (RFE), researchers are able to stay at three of RFE’s lodges to examine first-hand the challenges to conservation and community development in the Amazon.

Applications for the Tambopata Research Opportunity are due by 5:00 pm on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2014 to both Anahid Sarkissian, Undergraduate Student Services Specialist at anahids@stanford.edu (Bldg 50-51E), and to Prof. William Durham, eb.whd@stanford.edu.

Applications are available online at the Anthropology website, under “Department Forms,” or under the "Applications" tab on this website.



To learn more about the Tambopata Research Opportunity experience, check out this video by program alumna Alexzandra Scully and co-editor Adriana Baird