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The Tom Joslin Internship Award was established in memory of faculty member and documentary film maker Tom Joslin, who taught at Hampshire from 1977 to 1980. This award supports students doing internships in film, video, television, screenwriting, and digital performance art.
Grants range from $200-$1,000, depending on financial need and availability of funding.
IMPORTANT: Students with high financial need doing internships with Hampshire alums, please apply ASAP. If your ability to do the internship is contingent upon funding, we will do our best to notify you early.
In order to be considered for either grant, you must:
1. Be a current Hampshire student in good academic and disciplinary standing.
2. Be returning to Hampshire upon completion of the internship (graduating students and students taking a non-academic leave are not eligible).
3. Have a letter from an internship supervisor verifying that you have been offered an eligible internship.
Priority will be given to students who are doing eligible internships with Hampshire alums through the Creative Media Internship Program, and who can demonstrate financial need; however, students doing other internships will also be considered.
Please download and complete the application packet, and submit it in one envelope to the Career Options Resource Center, or by email to Sharón Friedner: firstname.lastname@example.org.
APPLICATION PACKET (.doc)APPLICATION PACKET (pdf)
The application packet includes a letter to your internship supervisor as well as a recommendation form. You may wish to email those forms to the appropriate parties instead of sending a hard copy. For your convenience, we have separated those forms from the application packet for easy emailing:
FACULTY RECOMMENDATION FORM (.doc)SUPERVISOR LETTER FOR ACADEMY GRANT (.doc)SUPERVISOR LETTER FOR TOM JOSLIN AWARD (pdf)