KILROY Foundation Grants

What is a KILROY Foundation Grant?

KILROY Foundation awards grants to young individuals pursuing:

• Studies abroad
• Internship abroad
• Volunteer work abroad

The Foundation will award 5 "Spring" grants in the first half of each year and 5 "Fall" grants in the second half of each year – each at €1500, to individuals who seek to develop themselves by going off the beaten track, contributing to local community development and international experiences

Where does the money come from?

KILROY Foundation Grants are fully financed by funds donated by KILROY International

Why a KILROY Foundation Grant?

The intent of the Foundation is to help develop individuals and communities around the world through travel and education. We want young people to have the opportunity to discover and experience global diversity, minimize any form of prejudice and maximize interest and involvement in global society. This we do through our KILROY Foundation Grant scheme.

Who can apply?

  1. You must be able to prove citizenship in one of the following countries: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, The Netherlands, Norway, Sweden or Poland
  2. You must be between 18 and 35 years of age at the date of travel abroad
  3. Be prepared to provide documentation of your nationality, occupational status and affiliation with volunteer or educational program you are or intend to visit abroad
  4. You have not received a KILROY Foundation Grant before
  5. The activity which you will use the grant towards has to start before the end of 2018
  6. Applications received after your experience abroad will not be accepted
  7. Employees of the KILROY Group are not eligible to apply

 

 FAQ

What are the KILROY Foundation Grants? 

KILROY Foundation awards grants worth €1500  to young individuals pursuing:

• Studies abroad
• Internship abroad
• Volunteer work abroad

Why Should I apply for a Grant? 

The intent of the Foundation is to help develop individuals and communities around the world through travel and education. We want young people to have the opportunity to discover and experience global diversity, minimize any form of prejudice and maximize interest and involvement in the global community. This we do through our KILROY Foundation Grant scheme – awarding grants to students and young individuals

What is the difference between the Spring and Fall Grants? 

The Spring Grant application process is open to submissions between February and July every year unless stated otherwise. Spring grants are generally awarded late September each year

The Fall Grant application process is open to submissions between July and October every year unless stated otherwise. Fall grants are awarded mid-January the following year

I am traveling abroad in the fall, can I still apply for the Spring Grants? 

Yes, you can apply for the Spring Grant to double your chances. However, your experience abroad has to start before the end of the following year from when the grant was awarded to you

I am traveling in the spring next year, can I apply for a Fall Grant the year before? 

Yes, you can apply for a Fall Grant to double your chances. However, your experience abroad has to start within one year after the grant was awarded to you

Do I have to travel to a developed country in order to be eligible for a grant?

No, you can be traveling anywhere, providing its due to study, internship and or volunteer work abroad

Do you only give grants to people who are or want to volunteer with the Foundation's current volunteer programs?

No, you are welcome to apply for a Foundation Grant irrespective of volunteer program you are affiliated with :-) 

Is there a minimum time that I have to be traveling in order to have a chance to receive a Grant?

No, you can be traveling anywhere from one week to one year...and you still have a chance to receive a grant

Regarding grant eligibility, can my volunteer program take place anywhere in the world?

Yes, we do not require you to be volunteering anywhere specific

Regarding grant eligibility, does my volunteer abroad need to be connected with education?

No, your volunteer topic/focus can be within any field 

 

  1. Please feel free to contact us at info@kilroyfoundation.net for more information or questions. We will be happy to hear from you!

     

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