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2014 Associates Program


Cost Estimate

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2013 Associates Program Cost Estimate

For the most up-to-date cost estimates, please contact the Mortenson Center directly:

Participants must secure funding for all program costs.

Housing: Participants will room together in shared dorm suites for the duration of the program. Two participants will share a bathroom. Cooking is not allowed in the rooms.

Other Meals and Personal Expenses: Participants must bring money for meals and personal expenses. The Mortenson Center will plan shopping trips to local grocery stores so that participants can purchase food and personal items. Some meals will be provided.

Program Costs:

The Program Costs cover processing fees, speakers' fees, transportation while in Illinois, insurance, program materials and other logistics.

The Housing Costs cover a dorm-style single room on campus and shared hotel accommodations while on out-of-town excursions.

Living Expenses and Administrative Costs (to be paid to the Mortenson Center before program begins)

Housing       $1,500   
Program Costs                               $2,000
TOTAL $3,500


Other Program Expenses

Round-Trip Ticket to be determined    
Visa Costs (if necessary in participant's country)    $300

Meals During Program (many options: restaurants, grocery stores, cafeteria) 

estimated at $500   
Personal Expenses $500
Optional American Library Association Conference (June 26-July 1, 2014) $1,500-$2,000


Summer 2014 Associate Program Application