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Weissberg Student Project Grants in International Human Rights


The purpose of these grants is to help to connect students academic studies with real world experiences in the field of human rights so that Beloit College students can incorporate human rights awareness and action into their studies and career plans.  These grants are meant to defray travel and living expenses required to undertake internships and research over winter and summer breaks, and to attend professional conferences with Beloit College faculty.  Recipients share their experiences with the campus community in a Symposium presentations and in poster sessions.    

Funding available

Apply Now for Grants$5,000 is available each year, with the average award anticipated to be $1,500.  Grants can be combined with other sources, such as International Education Grants, Asian Studies Grants, departmental grants, and other campus and external funding, up to the amount needed to carry out the activity.

NOTE: Applicants must describe in their applications how their past coursework and activities demonstrate an active commitment to human rights issues.

Examples of Funded Projects

For more details, see Weissberg Program Annual Reports here.