Manyara area

School for Field Studies (SFS) - Wildlife Management Studies

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Academic Program

Instruction consists of a half-credit Swahili language and culture class, lectures, research, and directed field study. On-site orientation and educational fieldtrips included.

  • Fields of study: Wildlife management, environmental policy
  • Eligibility: 8.4 cumulative GPA; coursework in ecology/biology
  • Number of program participants: 30

Living Arrangements

Students live at Moyo Hill Camp (MHC) located in the Tarangire-Manyara ecosystem between Lake Manyara National Park and the famous Ngorongoro Conservation Area. All meals are provided.

Term Dates

  • Fall: Early Septemeber to mid December
  • Spring: Early February to early May


  • Advising Tips: Scripps students may apply for additional SFS programs in Bhutan, Cambodia/Vietnam, Panama, Peru, and Turks & Caicos Islands with one extra step in the Scripps application.
  • Visa Information: After acceptance, SFS will provide you with specifics about visa information.
  • Budget Planning: For budget planning purposes, click here to view the current cost of living comparison between Tanzania and the USA.