Wade Francis Travel Grant

Currency from around the globeThere are additional funds for non-academic travel to experience the lifestyle and culture of another country, especially in Western Europe. These funds may not be used for travel or living costs that are part of the academic program abroad in which the student is participating. The amount awarded is variable but generally will not be more than $500. Successful applications will include a clear itinerary of proposed travel with a rationale for visiting the selected sites, a budget, and a statement about other financial resources at the student’s disposal.

How to Apply

Download the following application:

This application must be e-mailed to the Education Abroad Team by 5:00 PM on 1 April (if the deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, applications will be due the next business day).

Applicants must already be approved to study abroad in an academic summer program abroad (e.g., KIIS), and recipients must return to Berea for at least one full term following the program abroad. Preference is given to students who have not previously traveled abroad and who will be traveling in Western Europe. Students can receive a Travel Grant only once.

International students are not eligible for the Wade Francis Travel Grant, but funding may be eligible for other opportunities.


Contact the Education Abroad Team at abroad@berea.edu or 859-985-3453, or drop by Woods-Penniman 205.