Attention: This program is currently suspended pending its review.

International Education Travel Subsidy

Travel study poster

The program funds educational opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students in the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences to gain experiential learning related to their studies in an international setting. The award reflects the founding principles of the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences. The goal is to enable students to become global citizens and to promote a civil and sustainable society. Up to $4,000 is available per student. Examples of eligible activities include "You Lead" volunteer programmes, non-credit field studies, workshops, archival studies, museum studies, etc. and non-paid internships.

Application Information

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Program Information - 2016/2017

Application - 2016/2017

Support Statement - 2016/2017

Barber School Founding Principles

Last reviewed shim7/9/2018 8:58:24 AM

Watch videos by travel subsidy recipients

Erica Long
Rebecca Long, BA Psychology student, spent the summer doing biological field research in Kalu Yala, Panama.
Erica Massey 2
Erica Massey, MSc Earth and Environmental Sciences student, studied subglacial volcanism processes in Iceland.
Logan Cochrane
Logan Cochrane, PhD anthropology student, went to Ethiopia to gain first-hand experience of rural agriculture development. 
Matthew Hussein
Matt Husain, PhD anthropology student, traveled to Bangladesh to study poverty reduction and sustainable development.
Joanne Taylor
Joanne Taylor, PhD anthropology student, studied organic farming methods, food and water security in Uttarakand, India.
Kim Lemke Kim Lemky, third-year biology student, went to Namibia to volunteer at Noah's Ark Wildlife Center which cares for injured, neglected and abused wild animals.

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