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Wofford Travel Grants

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The Ruth O. and Joab M. Lesesne Foreign Study Assistance Fund provides assistance to students participating in credit-bearing educational programs overseas. These awards were established in honor of Wofford President Emeritus Joab M. Lesesne and his wife Ruth O. Lesesne to make it possible for students to integrate a focused program of study overseas into the Wofford curriculum. 

There are several grants available to students pursuing off-campus study. For an application for all Wofford Travel Grants, please click here. Please note that this application does not substitute for the Travel/Study Project Application for Interim. Financial need and academic merit are the principle considerations in awarding these grants. To be considered for merit-based grants, students must have at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA.

The deadline for Interim 2015 travel grant applications is September 15, 2014. Fall and summer 2014 applications are due March 2, 2015. 


Interim Travel Grants 

 21st Century Boarding Pass
The Class of 1994 Endowed Scholarship Fund
The Morris Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
The Javan I. and Lois N. Shedd Endowed Scholarship Fund
The Walter E. Hudgins Travel Grant and Award Fund

Other Travel Grants (for summer and semester study primarily) 

The Guy M. and Agnes Majes Nelson Endowed Scholarship Fund for Foreign Study
The Ruth O. and Joab M. Lesesne Foreign Study Assistance Fund
The Road Less Traveled Grant (specific non-traditional locations only)
 The Walter E. Hudgins Travel Grant and Award Fund