Career Support Fund

Complete this form if you are requesting a Career Support Fund grant facilitated by the Knowlton Center for a career-related expense. Eligible students may receive a maximum of $300 per academic year, or $450 for seniors with qualifying graduate school expenses. Examples of Typical Funding Include:

Allowable ExpensesExcluded Expenses
Testing fees (GRE, LSAT, MCAT, etc.) 
Graduate school application fees 
Professional attire (for an interview, networking event, internship, etc.)
Interview travel 
Conference fees for recognized professional associations (e.g., American Marketing Association, National Association of Social Workers, etc.)
Any academic program with a fee
Study abroad expenses, including flight, room, board, etc.
Professional placement firms with a fee for candidates
Any fees or payment associated with organizations that fit the criteria of Multi-Level Marketing, “Network” Marketing, or direct selling.

Funds are granted on a rolling basis. The Career Support Fund application will close Sunday, May 5th, 2024 at 11:59pm, if funding remains, to ensure all applicants can receive funding before the close of the academic year.  Financial need is a significant factor in the grant determination, as funding is intended for students with high need, as determined by the Office of Financial Aid. If you are unsure of your eligibility please email Kati Bear at to check.

The Career Support Fund is no longer accepting applications for funding for the 2023-2024 academic year due to the funding as all been allotted. The application for funding for 2024-2025 will open in early September 2024. Thank You, The Knowlton Center