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Treuhaft Fund for Art Technology
Application Process and Guidelines

Criteria and Procedures

Applicants for funds must be full-time matriculated students, must demonstrate the merits of their proposed project or enterprise, must describe its relationship to the academic mission of the College (especially as the activity will enhance the student's education), explain the potential benefit of the project to the larger Skidmore community, and provide a detailed budget request. Projects should in some integral way be related to the student's academic program. Each year, the fund may provide up to $5,000 in support of appropriate projects. Plan to allow at least two weeks for the grant request to be considered. Funds may be used only for the purposes designated in the application; any unexpended funds must be returned to the College. Given the limits on available funds, summer projects will not typically receive grant support. Successful applicants agree to file a brief report after completing their funded activity. Applicants must also agree to submit a copy of the resulting work as future reference for the Skidmore Community.

Review Process

All applicants for the Treuhaft Fund for Art Technology should be submitted to Pat Choukeir (located in Starbuck Center 201) by the posted deadline. All proposals will be reviewed by a committee appointed by the Associate Dean of Faculty and consisting of representatives from the Studio Art Program, the Tang administration, and the Information Resources Council. The committee will consult with Skidmore's Information Technology on the feasibility of a student's project. Application materials must be typed and consist of the following: project title and description, the student's class year and declared or anticipated major, the student's contact information (email and telephone), the student's and faculty member's roles, and a budget.