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 with non-profit organizations and government agencies. The Bright Futures application for summer 2017 unpaid internships is now open!
Access to the Application: go.umd.edu/brightfutures
All registered University of Maryland, College Park undergraduate students returning to campus for the fall 2017 semester, who have an internship for summer 2017, are eligible to apply. Graduating seniors (May 2017 & August 2017) are not eligible. Preference will be given to juniors and seniors graduating in December 2017 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 summer and completed by
- Supervised by a professional in the organization