The Alma Venture at Alma College, Alma, MI
This blog contains direct quotes from websites as of today’s date. Programs and policies do change, at colleges, from time to time, so please check with the colleges directly to receive any updates. These are not, necessarily, the biggest, best, or most popular programs at the college, but they are the ones that just “caught my eye” as unique, special, interesting, or just plain awesome. They are randomly listed in the blog section of this website. Enjoy!
From the Alma College website, 2023: “Dream it, learn it, do it. The Alma Venture program means that you — and every single one of your peers — will have the opportunity to design a unique, hands-on learning experience at home or abroad.
“At Alma College, we believe in the power of extraordinary experiences. That’s why we created the Alma Venture. Our unique program provides you with up to $2,500 to pursue an original research project, internship or off-campus study experience designed to meet your personal and professional development goals.
“Conduct archival research in Washington, D.C., study filmmaking in Croatia or land your dream internship in Chicago. It’s your choice. Because with the Alma Venture, your journey is designed by – and for – you.
“Your academic and personal journey is unique. Your venture will be, too. It could take place here on campus or on the other side of the world. It could be credit-bearing—or not. You could spend a semester studying abroad, immerse yourself in clinical experience, build your resume in your dream internship or design your own research project. The opportunities are endless!”
Important note: programs like this that make promises, especially financial, to students often change from year to year. So make sure to check with Alma directly to check on the current status of the program.