Funding Opportunities

The College of Arts and Sciences offers financial support for students seeking to pursue significant research or travel opportunities beyond the scope of their curricular activities.

Student Travel and Research (STAR) Fund -- funding has been expended for Fiscal Year 2014. 
Applications for STAR Funds are accepted on a rolling basis, and should generally be submitted at least one month prior to the first date of travel. These funds are reserved for special and significant opportunities that are not part of the regular ongoing academic programming at Drake.

Friends of Drake Arts Student Travel Fund
Fine Arts students majoring in art, music, or theatre are eligible to apply for Friends of Drake Arts STAR funds to support special and significant opportunities that are not part of the regular on-going academic programming at Drake.

Jon N. Torgerson Scholarship Fund
The Jon N. Torgerson Scholarship Fund is designed to assist a Humanities major with demonstrated need to participate in a Drake-sponsored international travel seminar. To be eligible, the applicant must be majoring in an area of the Humanities, have at least a 2.0 GPA, and plan to enroll in a Drake-sponsored international study seminar. 

A&S Events
April 16, 2014
08:00 AM - 10:00 PM
April 16, 2014
12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
April 17, 2014
08:00 AM - 10:00 PM
A&S News
April 15, 2014
On Wednesday, April 16, Drake University will host a special program for language immersion students from Merrill Middle School to celebrate Pan American Day. The students will participate in Drake Spanish courses in the morning and have the opportunity to celebrate Pan American dance and music at a performance by Drake students in Olmsted Center in the afternoon.
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