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Beloit Only Opportunities

***Funding Workshop Dates***

TBA in Fall of 2016

-Applications are due the Monday after Spring Break each year

*We understand that you may still be waiting to hear back about an application to a program at the time the funding application is due.  With that in mind, the LAPC does fund pending projects.  Please attach any documentation of your application being in progress (e.g. emails from site/supervisors).

The Initiatives Program, Office of International Education, and the Liberal Arts in Practice Center Grants and Fellowships

How to Write a Competitive Funding Proposal

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Common Grant Application

The Initiatives Program, Office of International Education, and the Liberal Arts in Practice Center offer the following grants and fellowships:

International Education Grant for projects that "enable them to apply their studies to an international context over the summer or winter breaks"

Weissberg Human Rights Grant for off-campus research, internships and conference attendance in the field of human rights

Venture Grant for current sophomores to participate in entrepreneurial, self-testing, or intellectually challenging projects that benefit both the student(s) involved and others. Projects may be of a personal, service, or commercial character, and may be completed independently or through an organization

Bacon Super-Vision Fellowship for participating in any low-paid or unpaid summer internship

Class of 1986 Field Experience Fellowship for current juniors participating in any low-paid or unpaid summer internship

Class of 1996 Service Learning Fellowship for participating in a low-paid or unpaid summer internship with a substantial community service component

Mikva-Cohen Endowed Internship Fund for pursuing intensive summer internships with a preference for experiential opportunities in three areas: performing arts, social justice activism and practical politics

Martha and Alan Stutz Grant Fund awarded for travel and research abroad, living expenses associated with summer internships, off-campus research and travel.  While open to students in all disciplines, preference is given to students in Art History, Anthropology and/or Museum Studies who will commit to presenting at the Student Symposium.

Society for Learning Unlimited Grant for Internships or Community-based Research for community-based academic study during the summer or academic year

Kohler Fund for Community Engagement for educational opportunities that encourage community engagement for students and faculty, such as, but not limited to internships through Liberal Arts in Practice Center 

Summer Research and Internships at Beloit College-Beloit offers summer research opportunities on campus so check it out!

Additional College Grants and Fellowships

Christian Discretionary Fund Scholarship
Major(s): Any
A generous Beloit College alumnus has established a scholarship fund “to introduce and encourage the Beloit campus to the challenge and adventure of knowing and having a personal relationship with Jesus Christ."   Toward that end a scholarship is offered through the Spiritual Life Program to encourage currently enrolled students to engage in Christian mission and/or study off campus.
Deadline:  Contact William Conover in Spiritual Life

Economics Department Internship Awards
Major(s):  Economics (Juniors only)
The Department of Economics is privileged to be able to offer junior majors an opportunity to apply for five endowed internship awards.  These awards are made possible by the generosity of Beloit College alumni.  The purpose of the award is to encourage our majors to seek out challenging and demanding summer internships between the junior and senior year.  The stipend available to students has two components:  $1,500 available for documented costs associated with the internship (travel and rent are two obvious examples) and a $1,000 payment upon successful completion of the internship.
Deadline:  Selection occurs each Spring; deadline is typically in mid-April.

Economics and Management Department Opportunities
Major(s): Economics and Management; some Any
The Economics and Management Department at Beloit College provides many opportunities for its students to expand their classroom learning through summer work, research, awards and hands-on experience. For more details and information about what the Economics and Management Department has available, see their website.
Deadline: See website for details 

Miller Upton Internship Awards
Major(s): Any
A portion of the Miller Upton Memorial Endowment supports "exceptional students who have secured summer internships with organizations dedicated to advancing the wealth and well-being of nations." Students may receive up to $2500 in financial support.
Deadline: March; see site for year-specific details