Student Affairs

SHIP Grants

Scholarship for High-Impact Practices (SHIP) grants are designed to allow students to pursue highly impactful educational opportunities that are not funded through other areas of the college. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit, funds available, and the applicability to recognized high-impact practices (HIPs).

Examples of HIPs include

  • Community and service-based learning
  • Living-Learning Communities
  • Student research
  • Internships
  • Diversity and global learning

How to Apply:

To apply, please complete and return the SHIP application to for committee review.

Keep in mind that proposals are reviewed by the Student Life Committee on a rolling basis at its monthly meeting, so you should apply well in advance of any travel (see dates above) to ensure that your application is considered. Stipulations for funding are laid out more fully in the application; if you have further questions, please send an email to

Applications must be typed, hand-written applications will be returned and asked to be resubmitted.