Funding

Making Experiential Learning More Affordable

Ohio University is committed to putting experiential learning within reach for all students. Toward that goal, awards and grants are available to support students in pursuing experiential learning opportunities and to support faculty/staff in providing them. Funding opportunities are available on regional campuses and the Athens campus and are supported by the Career and Experiential Learning Fee that Ohio University adopted in Fall 2018. 

Student Funding

Undergraduate Experiential Learning Awards are available to individual undergraduate students. Students may apply for any amount between $100-$1000. 

The Fall application is currently closed.

The next application cycle will support opportunities taking place in summer 2023-spring 2024.

February 3- March 9, 2023 students should attend information sessions and/or schedule individual appointments with Experiential Learning staff through Handshake(opens in a new window) to learn more about the application process.

Application submission deadline: March 10, 2023

Notification of award: April 14, 2022

Information Session dates and time coming soon.

Application Instructions Past Student Awards 

 


Faculty & Staff Stewardship Grants

The Undergraduate Experiential Learning Stewardship Grant is available to support new and expanded experiential learning opportunities facilitated by OHIO faculty, staff, and student organizations on any OHIO campus. 

These grants are intended to:

  • Enhance access, recognizing the positive retention and persistence outcomes for under-represented groups 
  • Foster an inclusive environment in experiential learning settings
  • Increase experiential learning offerings that align with the University's definition
  • Encourage collaboration across units
  • Maximize the impact of the Undergraduate Career and Experiential Learning fee

Fall funding cycle timeline:

  • Proposal release date: January 30, 2023
  • Proposal Submission Deadline: March 10, 2023
  • Notification of Award: April 14, 2022

Funds will be available to recipients for 365 days from the date of approval. Funding may be spent over a period of up to two years if a specific project calls for an extended timeline and approval is sought and given in advance.

Application Instructions