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Social Justice/Nonprofit Summer Internships Grants: 2016

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. 

These grants all use a Shared Application. Fill out one copy of the Shared Application and then any other supplementary information required by the individual grants to apply. 

To Apply

Application material for 2016 will be available early in spring semester. Please refer to each grant for specific instructions.  
 


Social Justice/Nonprofit Summer Internships Grants: 2015

 

Name of Grant/Contact Person

Description

Amount

Eligibility

Global Migrations Internship Grants

Contact: Lili Kim

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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: Mary Bombardier

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Assists students with the costs of interning for nonprofit organizations of their choice in the U.S.A. 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 J. Mazor Endowed Fund

Contact: Jennifer Hamilton

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Assists students by defraying living expenses and related costs for internships with law-related nonprofit organizations in the U.S.A. or abroad. The student's internship should be social justice oriented and relate to some aspect of the law, legal institutions, or legislation, though it need not be in a specifically legal setting. The internship should relate to and inform the student's Division II or Division III studies.

 Up to $2500

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

CORC Environment, Environmental Sustainability, or Indigenous Communities Internship Award

Contact: Sharόn Friedner

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Funding from the Iris Barr and the Professor Emeritus David Smith Internship Awards have been combined to provide one larger award to support an internship with an organization focused on the environment, environmental sustainability, or indigenous communities in either the U.S.A. or the developing world.

Up to $2500

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

CORC Charley Richardson 70F Labor Rights and Voices for Peace Internship Award 

Contact: Sharόn Friedner

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To support an internship in an area central to Charley Richardson's philosophy, ideals, and activism such as: labor organizing, new technology, occupational health and safety, and peace studies. 

Up to $3,000 Open to all current students.

Human Rights Fund

Contact: Ernie Alleva

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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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