Quinn Donover '16 signing "Nepal"
2020 IN-ASIA GRANTS
Welcome to the In-Asia Grant application page! All first, second, and third-year College and Conservatory students may apply to this grant program. Fourth-year double degree students are also eligible. International students are eligible for these grants but not for projects in their home countries. Grants may be used to design individual projects in East Asia, South Asia, and Southeast Asia.
Projects can include research, internships, artistic/creative projects, and service learning ventures.*
Applications for Summer 2020 projects are due on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at noon.
Final decisions will be sent out by early April.
It will be easy to complete this application if you get everything prepared beforehand, so here’s a list of the information and documents you need:
Your project proposal and budget (see page 2 of the application)
Your resume summarizing your education, work, volunteer, and special attributes, awards and other activities
Your unofficial transcript from the Office of the Registrar. Please do not submit Presto grades.
Two letters of recommendation - one letter must be from an Oberlin faculty; the second letter may be from an Oberlin faculty, Oberlin staff member, or a person outside Oberlin who has been your supervisor, teacher or mentor. Letters from family members or friends will not be accepted. You will send your recommenders the Recommendation Form link (below). We suggest sending the Recommendation Form link to your recommender at least 3 weeks before the application deadline.
Here’s the two forms you will need:
* Research projects may be subject to IRB approval from Oberlin College.
If you have questions, email or swing by the Shansi office in Peters Hall 103 –open from 8:30-12pm and 1:30-4:30 PM.