The Connecticut Health Policy Project has worked to improve access to affordable, quality health care for everyone in Connecticut. Interns provide Connecticut residents with information about and referrals to healthcare resources. Visit the website for more information, including deadlines.
The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund provides grants to students actively working for peace and justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to those who are part of a progressive movement on the campus and in the community. Visit the sponsoring organization's website for more information.
The Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program is a leadership development program for students committed to social justice. The duration of the fellowship is one year, during which fellows work in community and nonprofit organizations. Students with a commitment to social justice should apply, regardless of major. Visit the website for more information.
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation awards students who wish to attend graduate school in preparation for careers in government and public service. Recipients of the award are required to work in public service for 3 of the 7 years following the completion of a Foundation-funded graduate degree program. Visit the website for more information.
The Scoville Program offers students the opportunity to work in Washington D.C. for 6-9 months with nonprofit, and public interest groups addressing peace and security issues. Prior experience with public-interest activism or advocacy is desirable. Visit the website for more information.
The HIA Fellowship brings international groups of students and recent graduates to explore national histories of discrimination and resistance. Students in all fields are welcome to apply, although an interest to pursue inquiry into minority and human rights issues is key. Visit the website for more information.
The fellowship will help fund a proposal designed by the applicant to conduct brief work in a foreign country related to the mandate of UNESCO – using education, natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture, and/or communication and information to build strong ties among nations. Visit the website for more information.
The Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellows Program trains emerging leaders in the fight to end hunger worldwide. It is a two-year program that combines field and policy work. Applicants must be able to work in the United States. The Program accepts applicants every two years. Visit the website for more information.
The Lexington-Fayette County Urban Government offers a variety of internships throughout local government to current students and recent graduates. Visit the website for deadlines and more information.
The Summer Prosecutorial Internship Program gives students insight into the workings of the criminal justice system. Students will be exposed to activities to acquaint them with the responsibilities of being a prosecutor. Visit the website for more information.
In honor of pioneering feminist economist Mariam K. Chamberlain (MKC), IWPR offers a fellowship in public policy to a promising scholar each year. The Mariam K. Chamberlain Fellow contributes to a variety of research projects to inform policies affecting women. To apply, applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in social science.
Research areas for 2016-2017:
- The quality of women¹s jobs, including wages, paid sick leave, paid family leave, and workplace flexibility.
The NPR Kroc Fellowship awards students who aspire to work in public radio. Candidates should be close to completing an undergraduate or graduate degree at the time of application. Visit the website for more information.
The Soros Fellowships provide funding for tuition and living expenses for graduate programs for permanent residents or naturalized citizens. Applicants must be a resident alien (green card holder), naturalized U.S. citizen, or child of two parents who are both naturalized citizens. Visit the website for more information.
The Fellowship provides funding for the senior year of college and first year of graduate study for students who are in academic programs relevant to international affairs, political and economic analysis, administration, management, and science policy. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens. Visit the website for more information.
The Urban Fellows Program is designed to introduce college students and graduates to local government and public service through a nine-month fellowship that combines work in Mayoral offices and City agencies with an intnesive seminar series. Visit the website for more information.
The US-UK Fulbright Commission offers Summer Institutes for US undergraduates (with at least two years of undergraduate study left) to study in the United Kingdom during the summer. Programs range from four to six weeks and allow students to experience an exciting academic program at a highly regarded UK University. For more information, visit the website.
Venture for America looks for talented seniors and recent grads who have track records of being leaders to join the movement to build businesses and create jobs throughout the country. There are deadlines in September, October, January, and March. Visit the website for more information.
The Washington Center offers a wide range of internships for students in Washington, D.C. and abroad. Internships are for academic credit and do not include a stipend. Visit the website for deadlines and more information.