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The Rocks

The Francis J. and Earla E. Rocks Experiential Learning Fellowship Endowment Fund provides financial support for undergraduate student projects for experiential learning to students seeking a major or minors in any of the following academic departments: art history and art. classics, English, modern languages and literatures, music, and theater and dance.

See guidelines and deadlines for more information and to apply online.

2016 Recipient

  • Paige Klopfenstein, to enroll in The Michael Chekhov Acting Technique Certified Teacher Program, to enroll in the ‘A Practical Approach to Directing Program,’ and t facilitate a weekly workshop for fellow students.

Past Recipients

2013

  • Eliana Fabiyi, to support travel to Italy for a month, in order to take workshops in the Jerzy Grotowski School of stage acting. Originally from Poland, this acting method teaches an actor how his/her physicality relates to producing emotion, and how to be truthful when relating a character’s story on the stage.

2011

  • Abirami Subramanian, to support expenses associated with project titled,” Water and Health Education Initiative in Crucede Blanco, Dominican Republic.

2010

  • Austin Bennett, to support expenses associated with project titled, “Language and Gestures Research.”

2009

  • Paavan Mehta, to support expenses associated with project titled, “Los Tres Alcazares”.
  • Alexandra Litofsky, to support expenses associated with project titled, “ Improved Cookstoves in Cruce de Blanco.

2008

  • Jane Rose Atalig, research to perform an investigation of Ancient Megalithic Structures known as “Taga” Stones.