• Stipends may vary from $500 to $1200 depending on the cost of the course.
  • Applicants for the Stipend must submit 2 (two) copies of a 500 word essay (see Application form) as well as the Stipend Application form.  The essay will be judged in a double blind evaluation process by faculty and staff.
  • Stipends are intended for domestic travel only
  • Stipends may only be used for Buena Vista University-sponsored travel courses.
  • Stipends are for students without significant travel experience within the US and who have demonstrated financial need.
  • Only students seeking a Buena Vista University degree may apply.
  • Each recipient will be expected to write a thank you note to the donor who makes this travel stipend possible.
  • Applications are available in the office of Carol Williams, Director of International Student Affairs and on-line.

Questions about the International Travel Stipend, as well as completed applications, should be submitted to Dr. Dixee Bartholomew-Feis in 200-A SSA  or Campus Box 2929 by no later than 5:00pm on Thursday, September 11, 2014.  

Download the application