Kurz and Directors’ Fund Study Abroad Award

The L&S Honors Program awards 4-6 study abroad grants each year, with students receiving grants funded either by Thomas and Debra Kurz or a group of former faculty directors of the Honors Program. Grants are awarded in two cycles, once in the fall and once in the spring.

Eligibility Criteria

  • You are currently declared with Honors in the Liberal Arts (HLA), Honors in the Major (HM), or both [i.e. Comprehensive Honors (CH)]
  • You have applied to participate in a Spring 2024 or 2024 Calendar Year (January to December) study abroad program.

Selection Criteria (in no particular order)

  • Duration of abroad experience
  • Strength of statement of benefit and relationship to Honors
  • Strength of statement of financial need
  • Cumulative GPA

More information can be found on the L&S Honors Program website (https://honors.ls.wisc.edu/grants/).

L&S Honors Program
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please list the semester (term and year) at the conclusion of which you intend to graduate (ex. Spring 2025).
  2. Please select the Honors track you are currently pursuing.
  3. Please list the location (country) of the study abroad program.
  4. Please list the name of the study abroad program. It may be helpful to copy and paste the full name from the study abroad website.
  5. Time/length of study abroad program
  6. Please share your current progress toward your application to the study abroad program.
  7. In 250 words or less, please share how this study abroad program relates to your Honors Program goals. Include any specific courses or experiences you intend to complete abroad.
  8. In 250 words or less, please provide a statement regarding your financial need and how this award may assist you in your study abroad experience.
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