High-Impact Learning Experience Awards

The following are on-campus sources of funding that subsidize the costs associated with students’ participation in a wide variety of high-impact learning experiences. Requesting funds from the four sources is done through the High-Impact Learning Experience Awards application.

Student Travel Grant

Provide up to $300 to subsidize the costs associated with attending a professional conference or meeting to present the results of original research, discuss a unique academic program, or participate in a visual, performance, or creative arts competition. Applications are reviewed monthly throughout the academic year.

Student Opportunity Award

Through the generous support of donors of the College, funds are available to subsidize the costs associated with the participating in a wide range of high-impact learning activities, such as but not limited to:  local, domestic and international internships, study abroad, faculty- or staff-mentored research or creative projects, attendance at conferences, meetings, and workshops to present on work done or for professional development purposes, HOPE service immersions, travel LCs, etc.; there is no set award amount. Applications are reviewed monthly throughout the academic year.

Graduate School Access Award­

With the objective of supporting Stonehill students who aspire to attend graduate school, we are making available Graduate School Access Awards. These funds, which are made available through the generous support of donors to the College, are available to students to defray the costs associated with the graduate school search, application, and selection process. Applications are reviewed monthly throughout the academic year.

Honors Program Leadership Grants

Awards are up to $500 to support leadership opportunities as well as research and conference presentations by Moreau Honors Program students. Applications are reviewed monthly throughout the academic year. Questions about the Honors Program Leadership Grants should be directed to the Director of the Moreau Honors Program, Professor Allyson Sheckler.

How to Apply

Requests are made through the High-Impact Learning Experience Award Application.

Applications are reviewed monthly and faculty sponsors are notified of the outcome after the review period.

The review and award notification timeline are below. Only those applications received by a deadline date will be considered during that cycle.

Application Deadline Review Period Award Notification
October 14, 2019 Oct. 15 – 25, 2019 October 28, 2019
November 11, 2019 Nov. 12 – 22, 2019 November 25, 2019
December 9, 2019 Dec. 10 – 20, 2019 December 26, 2019
January 20, 2020 Jan. 21 – Jan 31, 2020 February 3, 2020
February 17, 2020 Feb. 18 – 28, 2020 March 2, 2020
March 16, 2020 Mar. 17 – 27, 2020 March 30, 2020
April 13, 2020 Apr. 14 – 24, 2020 April 27, 2020
May 11, 2020 May 12 – 22, 2020 May 25, 2020