Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Need a Scholarship to Afford an Unpaid Internship? Apply for "Bright Futures!"

Bright Futures 'Unpaid Internship' Scholarship 
Spring 2016 Application Now Open
Deadline to apply: Monday, February 8

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 fall 2016 semester, who have an internship for spring 2016, are eligible to apply. Graduating seniors (May 2016 & August 2016) 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 spring and completed by Friday, May 20, 2016
  • Supervised by a professional in the organization

Submission Deadline: Monday, February 8 at 5 p.m.

If not addressed on website, contact:
Erica Ely
Program Director, Internships
University Career Center & The President's Promise

eely@umd.edu or 301.314.0362