Friday, September 18, 2015

Apply by Monday for Scholarships for Unpaid Internships with Non-profits or Government Agencies

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 Open 
Deadline 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. 
Help us spread the word & please forward this email to your students!
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
Submission 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 ThePresident's Fearless Fund and receives ongoing significant support from the University Career Center & The President's Promise.