The Barber International Service Learning Award honors former dean Fr. Michael Barber’s steadfast support of the Jesuit mission to engage in service and learning at a global level. Current undergraduate students engaged in an international service project can apply for up to $500 for expenses such as travel, lodging or project costs.
Eligible undergraduates must be majoring in a discipline within the College of Arts and Sciences and can only receive the award once in an academic year. Proposals must include your:
We recommend that you work closely with a faculty mentor in preparing a proposal, which must include the signature of your major’s departmental chair or program director.
The associate dean for undergraduate affairs administers the fund for this award.
Applications are judged on the the feasibility and impact of the project, its educational
value and the availability of matching funds from your department or other sources.
Apply for the Barber Learning Award
The Knoedler Student Research Fund awards up to $500 to help students in conducting research or presenting the results of their research. The award may be used for research supplies, computer software, minor equipment and travel to off-campus research sites or scholarly meetings.
Eligible students must be majoring in a discipline within the College of Arts and Sciences and can only receive the award once in an academic year. Proposals must include your:
Funding may be received for either the fall or the spring semester. Proposals are due October 1 for fall funding and February 15 for spring funding. Decisions regarding funding will be made within one week of the proposal deadlines. Proposals received after the deadline will be returned but can be resubmitted the following term.
The associate dean for research administers the fund for this award. Applications are judged on the project’s feasibility, the quality of the research or creative plan, educational value and the availability of matching funds from your department or other sources.
Each April, the College of Arts and Sciences recognizes the scholastic and creative achievements of our outstanding seniors. Students are nominated by faculty members in their disciplines. Each department chooses one student to receive the award annually using its own criteria and procedures.
Nominations must be received by the office of the dean by February 24. A candidate
must have 90 or more undergraduate hours by that time. Winners of the award receive
an engraved college medallion.
2017 Award Recipients
The College of Arts and Sciences recognizes graduating students who are members of honorary societies and who are recipients of special departmental awards at our pre-commencement ceremony each May. We are proud of our graduates’ participation in a wide variety of activities and recognize their success not only in the classroom but on campus, in the community and in the world.