Travel funds

Thanks to the generosity of David and April Katz, the field school is able to offer a Zena and Chaim Katz Family Memorial Scholarship to every student registered in the program. The exact amount will be determinde once the number of participants is confirmed.

A Silberberg Memorial Award has been created specifically to assist paraticipants of the I-witness Field School with the travel costs. Students must submit a statement of no more than 500 words to the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies describing their reasons for wanting to participate in the Field School and what they hope to learn from the experience. The students will be selected by the Director of the I-witness Field School.
The Award application deadline is December 1st, 2023.

Please research other ways to help cover costs. Here are some possibilities:

Elias Mandel Award for Study Abroad in the Humanities

Available for undergraduate students registered in the Faculty of Humanities who are studying abroad through courses, field schools, or programs offered or recognized by the Faculty of Humanities.

Office of Global Engagement: Student International Activities Fund

For further information,   or call 250-472-4644.

One World International Scholarship

For further information,   or  call 250-472-4644..

In addition, students will collaborate on other fundraising projects to raise money for the I-witness Travel Fund, which will go directly to student scholarships.