Chinese Studies is available in Thailand. Contact Jennifer or Julie.

Epic Advantage Faculty Led Programs

Each year Earlham faculty have the ability to design exciting and engaging experiences in alignment with their expertise and student interest that allow small groups of faculty and students to travel to destinations around the world in pursuit of knowledge, practical experience, and adventure.

These opportunities are designed to give students real-world research and/or community-building experience that will prepare them for the next leg of their Epic Journey.

Eligibility

Earlham students who are rising sophomores, rising juniors, and rising seniors are eligible for one Epic Advantage experience. One option is to apply for a summer faculty-led research or community project experience. Note that Epic Advantage Independent Student Experiences have different eligibility requirements.

Application

Students must complete an application, which is available via Terra Dotta. The date that the application opens will be announced at the beginning of each fall semester. After the applications are reviewed, the faculty leader(s) will conduct interviews for the program. Students may apply for one program.

Available Programs

For a full list of available programs please visit the “search for programs” section of Terra Dotta and search for “Epic Advantage.”

Program Policies

A full list of Epic Advantage Faculty-Led Program policies can be found in Terra Dotta.

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Reading time: around 5-10 minutes

This post briefly covers where and when you should start with graduate school applications.

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By Eboni Dixon
Eboni Dixon Asst. Director of Epic Communications and Career Coach

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Getting the Most Out of Your Epic Advantage Award

One of Earlham’s most important, student-centered opportunities for career discernment is the Epic Advantage: the promise of one, fully funded, career-related experience prior to graduation. We tout that every student may qualify for up to $5000 toward this experience, which …

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