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Funding Opportunities

Our donor funding is uniquely flexible, so we may be able to help make your goals possible!

Not sure if your project fits our funds? Please email appliedlearning@potsdam.edu.

    What can LoCAL funding help pay for?

    • Tuition and Fees
    • Field Trips and Site Visits
    • Registration and Travel Expenses
    • Equipment and Supplies
    • Curriculum Development
    • Living Expenses
    • Workshops and Guest Speakers

    Faculty and Staff Funding

    Dorf Applied Learning YES Fund
    • Provides financial support for students initiated or faculty-led applied learning experiences.

    YES Fund Application

    Gilchrist Endowment for Applied Learning
    • Provides financial support for faculty-sponsored applied learning experiences for individual students or groups of students.
    Lougheed Applied Learning Grants
    • Provides financial support to faculty and staff activities that improve our ability to facilitate student participation in high impact applied learning activities.
    The BOB
    • Financially supports faculty in developing and implementing applied learning experiences designed to position student participants for gainful employment and career success.

    The BOB Application

    Institute for Ethical Behavior Endowment
    • Provides resources for service-learning projects promoting and supporting ethical behavior.

    Student Funding

    Scholarships
    • We have 20+ individual scholarships to support study abroad and internship opportunities.

    Internship Scholarship Information

    Study Abroad Scholarship Information

    Dorf Applied Learning YES Fund
    • Provides financial support for student initiated or faculty-led applied learning experiences.

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    Kilmer Research Awards
    • Provides financial support for student-faculty research projects, including summer housing for summer research labs.

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    Presidential Scholars Award
    • Students who have demonstrated exceptional talents and leadership skills may apply for grant money to fund special projects.

    Learn More