Jacklyn W. and William R. Jones, Jr. Experiential Learning Scholarship

This scholarship recognizes students who engage in experiential learning opportunities. One awardee will be selected to receive a scholarship in the amount of $1,000. VT undergraduate student in any major who is participating in guided experiential learning opportunity at Virginia Tech including, but not limited to: study abroad, unpaid internships with nonprofits or NGOs, undergraduate research opportunities, etc. Preference will be given to students whose experience combines more than one mode of experiential learning, such as research abroad.

Supplemental Questions
  1. How long have you been at Virginia Tech?
  2. What is your anticipated graduation date?
  3. Attach a copy of your transcript in PDF Format (unofficial is fine). Unofficial transcripts can be found in your Hokie Spa. Please note that we will download all submitted files as a batch so it is imperative that you use the following file naming convention: Last name_ First name_transcript
  4. Experiential Learning Guidance: Applicants must engage in GUIDED experiential learning. Please provide information about your faculty mentor(s) serving in this role. We will contact this person as a reference, should you be selected as a finalist. Please make them aware of your application for the scholarship. If you will have more than one faculty mentor, please provide their name(s), affiliation(s) and contact information by answering this question up to three times.
    • VT Faculty mentor E-mail:
    • VT Faculty mentor name:
    • VT Faculty mentor phone number:
    • VT Faculty mentor primary department:
  5. Personal Statement: Please describe your proposed experiential learning experience(s): (500 words max) At the least, your description should include the purpose of the experience(s), a description of the actual activity(ies) you will engage in and their duration, and the expected outcomes and gains.
  6. Describe why you think you should be awarded this scholarship.
  7. How do you think this scholarship might benefit you and affect your future aspirations/goals?
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