"We have great faculty who are not just great at teaching archaeology and teaching the Bible, but they are great archaeologists."

Cameron Coyle, 2013 Field Archaeologist



In order to plan for the upcoming season, the project requests that students send the application as soon as possible. The goal is to get an idea of how many students are considering joining the project for the summer. This application is not binding, but will hold your place on the team and helps the staff to plan and negotiate for the summer.

APPLICATION DEADLINE : March 15th, 2017 (the deadline has been extended)

Full Payment Deadline - April 30th, 2017

All applicants are required to submit the following:
1) Application
2) Medical Form (physical medical examination)
3) Assumption of Risk and conduct and behavior form
4) Copy of the information page of your passport (if available)
5) Payment
6) Application for summer admission (if you are taking credit through SWBTS)

Please mail all forms to:
Dr. Steven M. Ortiz
Tel Gezer Project
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
P.O. Box 22308
Fort Worth, TX 76122-0308