Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Bright Futures 'Unpaid Internship' Scholarship




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 Open
www.Careers.umd.edu/Scholarships
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
To Apply: www.Careers.umd.edu/Scholarships
Submission Deadline: September 21, 2015 at 5 p.m.    


Questions?
Erica Ely

Program Director, Internships
University Career Center & The President's Promise
eely@umd.edu
301.314.0362

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.