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Dean's Investment Fund Awards for International Engagement

Believing that knowledge of the world beyond our national borders is essential to a well-educated citizenry, the College of Forestry is committed to expanding international learning opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students.

Awards are given to assist students in pursuing their interests through international study, research, internships, and other collaborative experiences. They range from $300-$2,500 and depend on student achievement, financial profile, cost of program and availability of funds. Apply today!


Application Deadlines

Applications MUST be completed by these deadlines to be considered for funding.  Plan ahead!


  • January 10 for international experiences beginning in Spring Break or Spring term (late March - early June)
  • April 1  for international experiences beginning in Summer term (late June - August)
  • June 1 for international experiences beginning in Fall term (Sept - Dec)
  • November 1 for international experiences beginning in Winter term (Jan - early March)


(Students MAY submit an application for an earlier cycle if their international plans are set and they would like to be considered for an earlier award decision.)