Apply for Your Venture

The Alma Venture Program application deadline for summer and fall experiences has been extended to July 31, 2020. The application will open October 1 for experiences taking place in 2021. Access your application here!


You are eligible to apply for Venture at this time if you:

  • Will have completed at least two full semesters (not counting spring term) at Alma College, and at least 56 credits, by the time the experience is scheduled to begin
  • Have declared a major
  • Are in good academic standing (GPA > 2.0)
  • Are in good financial standing (< $1,000 outstanding on student account)
  • Attended the Sophomore Symposium
  • Will be returning to Alma College the semester following your experience (unless you graduate or receive a waiver from the Venture Committee)
  • Have secured an opportunity that you believe will be eligible for the Venture program (e.g. if you plan to apply for support for on internship, you must be accepted to an internship program before you submit your Venture application. If you plan to apply for Off-Campus Study, you must be accepted into your host program before you apply for Venture. Etc.)


The deadline to apply for Venture support for all summer and fall 2020 internships, research, or fall study abroad has been extended to Friday, July 31, 2020.

The deadline to apply for Venture support for Alma College spring term 2021 courses is midnight on November 15, 2020. This is to ensure that applicants learn the result of their application before the December 1 deposit deadline for travel spring term courses.

Creating a Venture Budget

Before you apply, review this information on Venture-eligible expenses that can be covered by a Venture award.

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Access your application now!

Information for Venture Recipients

Once your application has been approved, be sure to review these instructions for post-return Venture requirements.


For questions or assistance with your application, please email, or stop by the Center for Student Opportunity to make an appointment.