Please see the JHPW Packing List.
You do not need to have your own camera. We bring a number of different cameras and tripods for students to use, including several digital SLRs, 35 mm film cameras, medium and large format cameras, Holga cameras and more!
You should expect to spend $150-300 on food and souvenirs.
Students in the College of Creative Arts can apply for a Student Travel/Development Grant and a GPS Scholarship. Students are also eligible to receive financial aid over the summer if they are enrolled in at least 6 credits. http://www.finaid.wvu.edu/
No. In fact, you do not have to be a student at all. The course is offered through the Office of Academic Innovation at WVU, which enables anyone to register for the course and receive college credit. All participants are required to pay the cost of tuition and the additional workshop fee.