The Belk International Scholar Award and the Anna Holmes Hurley January Term Award are awarded to one or more students pursuing an overseas, Hollins University affiliated, academic program or course during J-term or summer, as well as the Jamaica Service Project during spring break. Based on academic merit with preference given to students with financial need
May 1st for following J-Term and Summer (awards determined by August)
October 1st for current J-term (awards determined mid-December)
In order to be eligible for consideration for these travel awards you must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 and agree to communicate with a representative of the fund's donors through the Hollins Development Office upon receipt of the award; meet with the fund's donors if requested by the Hollins Development Office; submit to the International Programs Office, no later than one month after returning to campus, a written description of how the funds were used and how they contributed to the study abroad experience.
Preference will be given to those applicants with financial need as establish be the Office of Scholarships and Financial Assistance, however all students who meet the aforementioned requirements should apply.
The scholarship committee may interview semi-finalists.
Final recipients will be notified no later than a month prior to the anticipated study abroad date.