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Beloit College

Grants During Study Abroad

The Office of International Education administers a fund for student projects undertaken during study abroad. These are called Study Abroad Enhancement Grants.

Award Criteria

  • demonstrated connection to the student’s studies at Beloit College
  • evidence that the project will deepen the student’s engagement with the study abroad host site
  • demonstrated connection to the student’s program of study abroad
  • the strength of the student’s academic record

Funding can support:

  • translation costs
  • local transportation
  • internet access
  • cameras/film (Note: equipment must be returned to Beloit College after use)

Other uses of funding will be considered.

Funding cannot support:

  • activities already supported by the study abroad program
  • the cost of the study abroad itself

Application deadlines

  • For spring projects: January 15 and the Monday after Spring Break
  • For fall projects: August 31 and the Monday after Fall Break
  • Award amounts: average: $250

Award announcements

Awards will be announced approximately two weeks after the application deadline.

Project reports and dissemination

Recipients of study abroad enhancement grants are required to complete a brief online learning assessment within one month of completing their project and to share their findings with the campus community, preferably during International Symposium or the Student Research Symposium.

Download an application

View a sample of a student application that received funding

Projects involving research with local people should be approved by the Beloit College Institutional Review Board.  Please see guidelines here.