James Baldwin Scholars' DIV II and III Internship Grant

Award amount: Up to $3000

For summer 2016, the James Baldwin Scholars Program and the Career Options Resource Center will award 4-5 donor-funded grants of up to $3000 to assist Division II and III James Baldwin Scholars with the costs of doing an unpaid/underpaid internship that relates directly to the student's academic goals and career interests.

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Open to Division II and III James Baldwin Scholars; graduating students are not eligible.
  2. Must be a current student on financial aid, in good academic and disciplinary standing, who will be enrolled in the fall semester.
  3. A student who previously received the full award of $3000 might not be eligible to receive the full award the next summer.
  4. The proposed internship must involve substantive, supervised work that will be done for at least 10 weeks AND a minimum of 18 hours/week, and be related to your academic work and career interests.
  5. Recipients must agree to these mandatory requirements (A portion of your award will be held back until these requirements are complete):
    • Attend a pre-internship training/orientation in early May.
    • Submit a mid-summer report and a comprehensive final report.
    • Submit an initial thank you letter and a final card to our alumni donor.
    • Attend the annual intern dinner and presentations in September (unless on field study).
  6. Grant recipients will be required to return any award received if they do not complete the internship as outlined in their proposal, along with the requirements listed above.

To Apply

Please use the Social Justice Summer Grant Application Process

You will need to submit:

  • The online application
  • Faculty statement of support
  • Organization statement of support

All documents can be found on the Social Justice Summer Grant website, and are Due Monday, April 4.


Karina Fernandez, JB Scholars office, or CORC with any questions.

Stay In Touch
Snail Mail
Career Options Resource Center
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
Phone + Email
Fax: 413.559.6148