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Social Justice/Nonprofit Summer Internships Grants: 2014

Several programs on campus offer summer internship grants with nonprofit organizations and/or organizations that promote social justice. You may apply for any or all of the grants for which your proposed internship would qualify.

To Apply
Please submit a copy of your Shared Application with each program-specific application. 
All materials are due on Monday, April 7, 2014*

Click to Download Shared Application (PDF) Full application (including Faculty Recommendation Forms)

Faculty Recommendation Form (PDF) Separate file to give to your faculty recommender. 

 


Social Justice/Nonprofit Summer Internships Grants: 2014

Name of Grant/Contact Person

Description

Amount

Eligibility

Global Migrations Internship Grants

Contact: Ivana Staiti
istaiti@hampshire.edu

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Assists students with the costs of interning for nonprofit, non-governmental organizations concerned with transnational migration, human rights, citizenship, security, and other social justice issues that arise from the movements of persons across national and cultural boundaries.

Up to $1000

Hampshire College students at the Division II or III level.

CPSC Social Justice Scholars

Contact: Ivana Staiti
istaiti@hampshire.edu

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Assists students with the costs of interning for nonprofit organizations of their choice in the U.S. whose work must be social justice/social change-oriented. The internship must also relate to and inform the students' Division II academic work.

Up to $3000

Hampshire College Students at the Division II level and on financial aid.

Lester Mazor Honorific Fund

 

Contact: Falguni Sheth,
Marlene Gerber Fried

Assists students by defraying living expenses and related costs for internships with law-related organizations in the U.S.A. or abroad. The student’s internship must substantially involve legislation, legal advocacy, or legal institutions, and be social justice/human rights-oriented. The internship should relate to and inform the student’s Division II studies.

 Up to $2500

Hampshire College Div II students and students transitioning between Div II and III. Those on financial aid will be prioritized.

First Generation College and Students of Color Internship Award

Contact: Brittni Hayes
corc@hampshire.edu

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Eligibility for this award requires that you identify either as a first generation college student or a student of color. For the purpose of this award, first generation is defined as, “A college student whose parent(s)/legal guardian(s) have not completed a bachelor’s degree at a four-year college or university. This means the students are the first in their families to attend a four-year college/university to attain a bachelor’s degree.”

The students' internships should relate directly to their academic goals and career interests.

From $1500 to $2500

Hampshire College students in good academic standing who are currently receiving financial aid (or can otherwise demonstrate financial need)

Iris Barr Internship Award

Contact: Brittni Hayes
corc@hampshire.edu

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Funding to support an internship with a community-based nonprofit organization. It should involve direct, hands-on work with the local population, and serve recognized needs within the community. The internship must also relate to your academic work and career interests.

Up to $600

Hampshire College Students in good academic standing who are currently receiving financial aid (or can otherwise demonstrate financial need)

Professor Emeritus David Smith Internship Award

Contact: Brittni Hayes
corc@hampshire.edu

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Funding to support an internship in Alaska or another northern region, OR to support an internship with an organization that works with for the environment or indigenous communities in either the U.S.A. or the developing world.

Up to $1000

Hampshire College students in good academic standing who are currently receiving financial aid (or can otherwise demonstrate financial need).

Human Rights Fund

Contact: Sue Darlington
sdarlington@hampshire.edu

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Funding to support students with demonstrated financial need doing Division II or III work in the field of human rights and/or social justice.

Up to $1000

Hampshire College students studying in any school or field, so long as their internship, research project or field work directly supports, examines, or raises awareness of human rights or social justice work.

 
 

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