Summer Educational Experiences - Beyond the Campus
SEE-Beyond Awards invite students to explore new techniques, technologies, or modes of inquiry or expression; to apply their academic-year learning to real-world challenges; and to clarify the interrelationship between their educational and post-baccalaureate goals. Awards may be used to support field or laboratory research, internships, artistic residencies, workshops, apprenticeships, or productions. [Read more.]
Johane Simelane '13 talks about his experience with funded research in the SEE-Beyond program at Skidmore College. Johane studied as a health educator & community researcher in the Hhohho region of Swaziland, on a project focusing on male circumcision for HIV prevention.
"By expanding funded opportunities beyond internships to include support for collaborative research, artistic apprenticeships and workshops, and other forms of engagement, SEE-Beyond attracts applicants from all academic areas. The $4,000 stipend, too, encourages them to think big…to craft an experience uniquely tailored to their educational goals."– Corey Freeman-Gallant, Associate Dean of the Faculty for Academic Policy and Advising, Professor of Biology