The scholarship is awarded on the basis of student contributions in the areas of leadership and service to the campus & the greater Albion community.
These awards are made possible by Project 250, a student program that raised more than $250,000 in endowed funds during the 1971 academic year in honor of former Albion College President Bernard T. Lomas. The $2,000 annual awards are being offered to Albion College students who will be sophomores, juniors or seniors during the next academic year.
The purpose of the Project 250 Award is to encourage students to contribute to significant improvements of self, campus, and community, both in and out of the classroom. Award recipients will be determined:
- Based on the applicant’s broad range of activities and how these activities without regard to financial need;
- On the basis of the applicant’s leadership contributions as measured by the quality of the applicant’s involvement with activities and organizations; and
- On the contribution to the applicant’s personal goals in higher education.
Who may apply?
Any current student (first year, sophomore, or junior) who has been actively involved in the areas of leadership and service on or off campus may apply for the Project 250 Award. Applications are completed online by following the navigation bar to the left. Each applicant must also provide the Project 250 Award recommendation web form to three references for completion.
The application, grade and social status release, and all recommendations must be turned in at the Campus Programs & Organizations Office by Wednesday - March 3, 2010 at 5:00 P.M.
How are recipients selected?
A selection committee of faculty and staff members determines who will receive the awards. The Project 250 Award recipients will be announced at the Sleight Leadership Dessert April 13, 2010.
What are the recipient expectations?
Project 250 applicants are expected to attend the Sleight Leadership Dessert, either to support the new award winners or to accept an award.
How is the money awarded?
Persons selected as recipients of the Project 250 Award will receive a $1000 credit at registration prior to each of the successive two semesters of the following academic year.
Liberal Arts at Play
Giving YOU the Opportunity to Program for YOUR Campus
The primary purpose of Liberal Arts at Play (LAAP) is to enhance student social life and well being at Albion College by providing supplemental financial support to programs (activities/special events) that offer fun, creative and innovative opportunities for students.
LAAP programming grants are available to student groups officially registered at Albion College as well as organized groups of students interested in planning social programs.
- Primary focus of the program is to enhance the social life and well being for Albion College students.
- Program is open to all Albion College students.
- Preference for programs that take place on campus.
- Programs are non-alcoholic in nature.
- Quality of application (clear, detailed, well-written).
- Evidence of sound financial planning and a realistic marketing plan.
- Preference given to groups and organizations that collaborate on the program.
- Project is carefully thought out and well planned.
- Creativity and innovation must be shown through bringing new types of programming to Albion’s campus.
- Grants will be awarded only to programs to which all persons have equal access without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or sexual orientation.
- Applications must be submitted at least 12 days prior to your event in accordance with the application due dates. No funding will be given to activities held prior to review of application.
- A reasonable and realistic budgeting process must be in place for the program.
- All groups must have a faculty/staff program advisor.
- In general, grant awards will not support full funding of any program. Applicants must demonstrate efforts to secure funding beyond this grant program. Exceptions can be made to this on a case-by-case basis.
- LAAP does not fund programs in which there is an intent to make a profit (i.e., charging excess admission fees).
- LAAP does not fund programs in which money is donated to charitable causes or individual organizations (i.e., fundraisers, sorority philanthropy, etc.).
- Funded programs must acknowledge Liberal Arts at Play (LAAP) in all advertising and publications for the program.
APPLICATION DUE DATES
|Monday, January 25, 2010
|Monday, February 8, 2010
|Monday, February 22, 2010
|Wednesday, March 17, 2010
|Monday, March 29, 2010
|Monday, April 12, 2010
Applicants may be required to meet with the Liberal Arts at Play Coordinator prior to review of application by selection committee. Notification of funding approval will be within one week of the closest application deadline. Applications must be turned in to the Campus Programs and Organizations office by 5:00pm on the application deadline.
Download Application Form (pdf)
Download Application Form (word)
Applications and any questions may be directed to:
Liberal Arts at Play Coordinator
Campus Programs and Organizations Office
#4680 Kellogg Center
Phone: ext. 0433
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The purpose of this Statement of Relationship is to define the expectations that exist between the College and the Greek-letter chapters affiliated with the College. The Statement of Relationship serves as a working document from which to update the understanding of this important relationship. Included in this document is an Appendix which outlines those policies related to the College and its Greek-letter chapters.