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Academic Year Grants Summary

BARLOW ENDOWMENT FOR STUDY ABROAD provides fellowships for off-campus study semesters, smaller off-campus study enhancement grants, support for theses associated with off-campus study, and faculty travel grants.  For more information: http://www.bates.edu/offcampus/during/research-grants/.

BATES STUDENT RESEARCH FUND GRANTS support student research in all disciplines associated with a senior thesis, independent study, or an academic course.  Grants of up to $300 fund supplies, travel, subject reimbursement and more.  Deadlines: Oct. 1 and Dec. 1; Feb. 2 and April 23.

COMMUNITY WORK-STUDY FELLOWSHIPS allow federal work-study funds to be used for academic-year community-based work with local non-profit agencies. Students MUST qualify for federal work-study funds. Compensation is at a rate of $8.25 per hour. Host agencies must agree to reimburse Bates College for 25% of the student’s total earnings. Contact the Harward Center for Community Partnerships. Deadline: rolling, but most positions are filled soon after the start of the semester.

COMMUNITY-BASED RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS provide a $750 stipend, mentoring, and peer reflection for student research projects that advance public needs, as articulated in dialogue with community partners. CBR Fellowships will be awarded for the winter semester only. You may apply for a community-based research project that is already underway, or a project that you plan to begin in the winter semester. Contact the Harward Center for Community Partnerships. Deadline: Nov. 2.

CRAFTS COMMUNITY-BASED LEARNING GRANTS provide funds for students who design an academically-related community-based learning project. Funding up to $300 for qualified students and up to $500 for a group of students is available. Awards are granted without regard to financial need and are available to students in all disciplines and classes. Contact the Harward Center for Community Partnerships. Deadlines: Oct. 5 and February 1.

PAPAIOANOU COMMUNITY-BASED LEARNING GRANTS are awarded on a competitive basis to students who seek up to $150 per individual and $300 per group to carry out an academically-related community-based learning project during the academic year. Contact the Harward Center for Community Partnerships. Deadline: rolling.

TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANCE GRANTS provide funds to help students with travel expenses related to their service project. Funding up to $100 for qualified students and up to $300 for a group of students is available. Preference is given to Maine-based project. Contact the Harward Center for Community Partnerships. Deadline: rolling (reviewed every two weeks).

VOLUNTEER SERVICE GRANTS provide funding for volunteer service project. Individuals can apply for up to $150 and groups up to $300. For more information, contact the Harward Center for Community Partnerships. Deadline: rolling.

 

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