Field Study Application

Please note:  This form is for Texas A&M School of Law students applying for a Law School Field Study course.

► Learn more about the 2019 Field Study courses, including course descriptions ​& schedules.

Extended Application Deadline:  ​November 12, 2018

*Fields with an asterisk are required
*Select Field Study: (may check more than one)

Part I.  General Information
Part II.  Employment Information
*Are you currently employed?

Part III.  Academic Information
*Class year:

1Ls: Please provide unofficial transcript on or before January 11, 2019
2Ls and 3Ls: Please bring transcript to Amy Guthrie
Part IV.  Passport and Photo

You must provide a copy of your passport (or submitted passport application) to Amy Guthrie Cain, Assistant to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, in room 171, within 5 days of submitting your application and no later than November 13.

If you do not have a passport, you must provide Amy Guthrie Cain in room 171 a copy of your submitted passport application. Passport applications are available at Student Services or online at:

If you do not currently have a passport or if your passport will have less than 1 year of validity at the time of your trip, you must show proof of application for a new passport at your interview.

*Please attach a professional headshot with your application. If you do not have one, then a picture in  professional attire will suffice.
Upload professional photo: (jpeg, png, pdf, tif)
Part V.  Interview

*Please indicate dates you are available for an interview November 5 through November 16: (select all that apply)

Part VI.  Personal Statement

*Please write (or attach) a statement of no more than 200 words on how you expect this field course will contribute to your development as a lawyer.
Upload personal statement: (.doc or .pdf)
Part VII.  Additional Requirements and Prerequisite Information

May Field Courses:

  • Students will complete the Field Study Preparation for 0.5 credits as a Spring 2019 course with the Field Trip Completed in May and the Field Study Debrief and Reflection Exercises completed during the Fall semester 2019 for an additional 2.5 credits.

Field Study Course Fees for 2019:

  • $3,500 to cover airfare, lodging, meals, and other related program expenses. Tuition will be assessed at the same rate as for all other law school courses.

Payment Information:

  • When registering and accepted into the course, you will be billed automatically. (You will be responsible for the course fee even if you fail to complete the course.)


I understand and agree that:

  • Once I accept a place in the course, I am responsible for the non-refundable field course fee. Tuition will be assessed at the same rate as for all other law school courses.

  • The field study portion of this class will take place according to the course-specific information sheet. The attendance rules of the law school will apply and there will be no “excused” absences from other courses in which I am enrolled.

  • I am required to attend all classes at the law school and in the course location in order to earn credit.
Entering your name in the block below indicates you understand and agree to the above.
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