Human Ecology International Engagement Grant

ALES Undergraduate Scholarships & Awards Details

Award Title
Human Ecology International Engagement Grant

Brief description of the award:
Human Ecology will award undergraduate students small grants ($500- $1000) for expenses associated with conference, paper or poster presentation.

Award Description:

With funds donated to the Department of Human Ecology by Mrs. Betty Lortscher, a 1958Home Economics Alumna for whom international outreach is important, the Department is able to provide Human Ecology undergraduate and graduate students with small grants (between $500 and $1,000) to facilitate student engagement in international education and/or research activities including practica, community service learning, and cross-cultural research. Funds will not be used to support full semester study abroad. Applications are accepted anytime throughout the year.

When your application is approved, you will receive information about how to submit your expense claim.

Students who receive funding will be required to submit a brief report (2-3 pages) about the international engagement activity and their experience (e.g., what they did, what they learned, highlights, accomplishments, insights, reflections, challenges). The report should be submitted to the Administrative Professional Officer within one month of completing the activity

Award Eligibility:

Eligible items include: travel, accommodations, conference registration fees, and poster printing

To be eligible for funding, students must be the first author on the paper/poster and the presenter at the conference.

Students will only be eligible to receive an international conference grant once during their program

How to Apply:

Application forms can be downloaded below

Application Deadlines:

Applications are accepted anytime throughout the year, and should be submitted to Lori Moran, 302 Human Ecology Building

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