Fr. Michael Barber Undergraduate International Service Learning Award
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:
- Name, email address and phone number
- Academic department
- Faculty mentor’s name and email
- Project description in 500 words or less
- Travel destination
- Travel dates
- Itemized budget and the amount of any matching funds from your department
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
Knoedler Student Research Fund
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 be submitted by the faculty member sponsoring the student’s research. For proposals involving group travel, one proposal should be submitted for the entire group, and up to $500 per student may be requested. Proposals must include the following information:
- Sponsoring faculty member’s name, email address, and office phone number
- Student’s name and email
- Academic department
- Project title
- Date of the proposed research or meeting
- Project description of no more than two pages
- Itemized budget and the amount and source of any matching fund
Proposals will be reviewed four times per academic year. Proposals deadlines are October 1, December 1, February 15, and April 15. 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 for the next deadline.
An Associate Dean 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 the department or other sources.