Monday, August 31, 2015

Bright Futures Scholarship for Unpaid Internships

WE HAVE GOOD NEWS! For the 2015-2016 academic year, we are excited to offer the Bright Futures 'Unpaid Internship' Scholarship to undergraduate students participating in fall 2015, spring 2016, and summer 2016 unpaid internships with government agencies and non-profit organizations!  

Bright Futures Fall 2015 Application Now to apply: Monday, September 21
The Bright Futures 'Unpaid Internship' Scholarship awards students with need-based scholarships ranging from $250-$1,250 to help offset expenses incurred during unpaid internships. 
Eligible Candidates All registered University of Maryland, College Park undergraduate students returning to campus for the spring 2016 semester, who have an internship for fall 2015, are eligible to apply. Graduating seniors (December 2015) are not eligible. Preference will be given to juniors and seniors and to those who have not previously received an award.  In order for a student's internship to qualify for funding support, it must satisfy the following criteria.

  • Unpaid on-campus or off-campus internship with a non-profit organization or government agency
  • Offered during the fall and completed by Friday, January 22, 2016
  • Supervised by a professional in the organization

To Apply: Deadline: September 21, 2015 at 5 p.m.
Erica Ely
Program Director, Internships
University Career Center & The President's Promise
The Bright Futures 'Unpaid Internship' Scholarship is generously funded by a grant from The President's Fearless Fund and receives ongoing significant support from the University Career Center & The President's Promise. 

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