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This ten-week summer program places science, engineering, and mathematics students at media organizations nationwide. Fellows use their academic training as they research, write, and report today’s headlines, sharpening their abilities to communicate complex scientific issues to the public. Third- and fourth-year students, as well as graduate students and postdocs who are US citizens or visa holders are eligible to apply.
AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF) provide opportunities to outstanding scientists and engineers to learn first-hand about policymaking while contributing their knowledge and analytical skills to the federal policymaking process. Fellows serve yearlong assignments in the executive, legislative and judicial branches of the federal government in Washington. Fellows receive a stipend of $80-105,000 per year, along with other support including reimbursement for health care insurance.
Engineering applicants must have a master's degree in any field of engineering plus a minimum of three years of professional engineering experience. Scientists in the biological, physical, health/medical, or social sciences are required to have a terminal scientific degree (Ph.D., Sc.D., M.D, D.V.M., etc.) to apply for a fellowship.
AAUW Selected Professions Fellowships are awarded to women who intend to pursue a full-time graduate-level course of study at accredited US institutions during the fellowship year in one of the designated degree programs wherein women’s participation traditionally has been low. US citizens and permanent residents are eligible to apply.
International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not US citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited US institutions are supported.
The Afya Bora Consortium is a partnership of five African and four US universities formed to provide future global health leaders with practical skills that are currently not part of traditional training in the health professions. This program seeks to administer accessible training programs based in Africa that will provide local health professionals with leadership, program management and evaluation skills. The Afya Bora Fellowship will prepare Fellows for leadership positions in government, non-government, and academic health institutions in developing countries.
Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of Botswana, Cameroon, Kenya, Tanzania, or Uganda. Applicants must also have a medical degree.
The AIF William J. Clinton Fellowship is an immersive, 10-month volunteer service program matching young professionals with development organizations. Fellows work on scalable and sustainable development projects in the fields of education, livelihoods, technology and innovation, and public health. Through collaboration, fellows, mentors, and civil-society leaders form dynamic partnerships to capacity-build, exchange knowledge and skills, and share a mutual passion for advancing social and economic development. Graduating seniors and recent alums who are US citizens or permanent residents or who are Indian citizens are eligible to apply.
The Albright annually provides up to $330,000 in fellowships and awards to 32 recipients. In addition, 32 Associate Fellows including Senior, Post-Doctoral, and Research Fellows receive funding from other sources. Fellowships are open to students and scholars in Near Eastern studies from prehistory through the Islamic periods, including the fields of archaeology, anthropology, art history, Bible, epigraphy, historical geography, history, language, literature, philology and religion and related disciplines. The research period should be continuous, without frequent trips outside the country. Residence at the Albright is required. The option to accommodate dependents is subject to space available at the Albright.
The goal of Allen Lee Hughes fellowship and internship program is to cultivate the next generation of theater professionals by providing the highest standard of training through immersion in the art and business of producing theater. Successful candidates for both programs are highly motivated individuals who have arts-related experience and training, as well as a passion for the exploration of the human condition through the dramatic forms. The program offers personalized training and in-depth, hands-on experience with seasoned professionals in artistic and technical production, arts administration, arts education and community outreach.
The American Chemical Society Scholars Program awards renewable scholarships of up to $5,000 to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields, such as environmental science, toxicology and chemical technology. High school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, or juniors are eligible to apply.
In this internship program, interns will become more familiar with the key issues and actors in international health and development. The intern will work with the global health manager in the Global Health Unit within APHA’s Center for Professional Development, Public Health Systems and Partnerships. The intern is responsible for contributing to global health news and articles for APHA’s global health webpage, Inside Public Health newsletter, the Public Health Newswire blog and The Nation’s Health. Applicants should be public health students--undergraduate or graduate preferred--and have at least one year of work experience with an interest in global health issues.
The American-Scandinavian Foundation offers fellowships (up to $23,000) and grants (up to $5,000) to individuals to pursue research, study, or creative arts projects in one or more Scandinavian country for up to one year. Grants are considered suitable for postgraduate scholars, professionals, and candidates in the arts to carry out research or study visits of one to three months duration. Fellowships are intended to support a yearlong stay. Priority is given to candidates at the graduate level for dissertation-related study or research. The number of awards varies each year according to total funds available. Awards are made in all fields. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents who have completed their undergraduate education by the start of their project in Scandinavia.
The Amgen Scholars program provides hundreds of selected undergraduate students with the opportunity to engage in hands-on research experience at many of the nation’s premier education institutions, including Caltech, Harvard, and Stanford. A signature component of the program is a mid-summer symposium, held in California, where students hear firsthand from leading scientists working in industry and academia. Second- and third-year students who are US citizens or permanent residents are eligible to apply for US universities. Non-US citizens are eligible to apply for the Japan program.
The Washington State Chapter of the American Public Works Association is offering a $7,500 scholarship to honor Jack Pittis. The application process is open to undergraduates currently enrolled in four-year degree programs and full-time students in community colleges that will be enrolled in a four-year institution as an entering junior or senior as of Fall 2019. Applicants must be enrolled in a college or university in the State of Washington.
To be eligible for consideration, the applicant must be majoring in a field related to Public Works (Civil, Structural, Transportation, or Environmental Engineering, Construction Management, Environmental Science, Communications, Public Administration, etc.).
Arts Connect International, Inc. is a non-profit organization whose mission is to cultivate & connect leaders in the arts field committed to cultural inclusion and social equity on a global scale. ACI runs a year-long international Artist-in-Residence program for emerging leaders. Artists identify the art form, international location, and inclusion foci for the residency.
The program educates, informs, and grows the artistic and personal skills of participating artists while stimulating and enhancing the arts communities in which they work and live. ACI’s innovative international Artist-in-Residence and Rising Artist programs support artist leaders in employing their art form for sustained social change, utilizing art as a catalyst for inclusion. Successful applicants hold a bachelor's degree and work experience in their respective fields.
The Asian Women In Business Scholarship encourages and promotes exceptional Asian female students who have demonstrated scholarship, leadership, community service and/ or entrepreneurship. The AWIB Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to students who have the attributes to be our next generation of leaders. The scholarship is a one-time $2500 award.
This fellowship program is sponsored cooperatively by ASPPH and CDC to provide leadership training in public health, prevention practice, and policy. Selected fellows will have the opportunity to apply graduate education in the field, develop professional experience and expertise, and contribute to public health research and practice.
The Fellow will receive an annual stipend paid in semi-monthly installments. In addition, the Fellow will have access to sufficient allowance to offset the costs of health insurance premiums. Fellows must commit to a 12 month program, and selected Fellows are required to relocate to Atlanta, GA; relocation expenses will not be reimbursed. Applicants must have received their masters or doctorate degree prior to the beginning of the fellowship.
Each year, 20 high-impact leaders are recruited from South Africa and the United States to participate in a 12-month program which fosters knowledge-sharing, relationship-building and collaboration. Fellows participate in cross-cultural exchanges and engage in a deep dialogue process with other Fellows to support and strengthen their leadership, capacities and understandings.
They also receive customized supports, including access to coaching, expert mentoring and media relations support. Fellows will receive a stipend of USD $10,000 and will be eligible to apply for project support of up to USD $10,000 during their fellowship year.
The SROP is a gateway to graduate education at Big Ten Academic Alliance universities. The goal of the program is to increase the number of underrepresented students who pursue graduate study and research careers. SROP helps prepare undergraduates for graduate study through intensive research experiences with faculty mentors and enrichment activities. Selected participants will work forty hours each week for eight to ten weeks and be paid a stipend. First-, second-, and third-year students who are US citizens or permanent residents are eligible to apply.
BMI Foundations offers a series of scholarships for various music and art related fellowships, awards, and internships. Some geographical restrictions may apply. Most scholarships are open to citizens of a country in the Western Hemisphere, but require either current or previous attendance at a US university.
Boren Fellowships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for US graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to US interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. (The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.) Boren Fellows represent a vital pool of highly motivated individuals who wish to work in the federal national security arena. In exchange for funding, Boren Fellows commit to working in the federal government for at least one year after graduation. US citizens who have matriculated into or are applying to graduate school are eligible to apply.
The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduates participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. The scholarships are funded by the US-Japan Bridging Foundation through contributions from corporations, private foundations, and individual donors. Students who are US citizens and who are studying in Japan for at least three months are eligible to apply.
The Brooke Owens Fellowship is designed to serve both as an inspiration and as a career boost to capable young women who aspire to join the aviation or aerospace industry. Fellows are matched by industry leaders to specific intern positions at some of the most exciting organizations in aerospace.
This program fosters diversity by increasing the participation of underrepresented students in science and engineering PhD programs and making Caltech’s programs more visible and accessible to students not traditionally exposed to Caltech. This summer research program is extended, but not limited, to underrepresented minorities, women, first-generation college students, geographically underrepresented students, educationally and financially disadvantaged students, and students with disabilities. Second- and third-year students with at least a 3.2 GPA who are US citizens or permanent residents are eligible to apply.
This internship program seeks to provide closely monitored, project-driven professional and practical experience for undergraduate and graduate students interested in contributing to CARE (Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere) projects and initiatives. Important networking opportunities are also provided through participation in orientations and training sessions. Interns are placed domestically either at CARE USA Headquarters in Atlanta or in US field offices. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, post graduate program, or apply within 6 months of graduation. Juniors and Seniors are preferred.
The Carnegie Endowment offers up to twelve one-year fellowships to highly qualified graduating seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past year. Junior Fellows work as research assistants to the endowment’s senior associates.
Interns in this eight-week summer program will work closely with a faculty, postdoc, or grad-student mentor on an original cognitive-science research project. They will gain experience developing the project, collecting data, and analyzing the results. The focus of the program will be on language, learning, computation, and cognition, with an emphasis on giving students the technical skills they need to complete an independent project. Currently enrolled undergraduates are eligible to apply.
The CDC offers a multitude of internship opportunities for students interested in learning more about public health science and developing leadership and critical thinking skills to provide rapid, strategic, and effective solutions to protect public health. CDC offers a variety of hands-on training programs for high school, undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and medical students. All offer a unique experience in one of the many public health fields.
The Rangel Program is a U.S. State Department program that seeks to prepare students for careers as diplomats in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State through formulating, representing, and implementing U.S. foreign policy. The Program supports Fellows through two years of graduate study, internships, mentoring, and professional development activities. Members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, women, and those with financial need are encouraged to apply. Fellows can be granted awards of up to $37,500 annually.
Rangel Fellows and Scholars are currently representing the United States in 60 countries around the world, in areas as diverse as Africa, East Asia, Latin America, South Asia, Europe and Eurasia, and Canada. Fellows strive to promote human rights and support U.S. global values and interests in many different ways overseas.
City Year Americorps members serve in the nation’s lowest performing schools, helping students to realize and reach their full potential. It's an 11 month program of service, with 1700 hours of full-time service required upon completion. Members gain valuable training and professional development experience that will serve as preparation for a career in any field. Americorps members receive various financial benefits such as a bi-weekly living stipend, an education award, access to exclusive scholarship opportunities, health care and more. Applicants must be US citizens or legal permanent residents.
CivicSpark is a Governor’s Initiative AmeriCorps program dedicated to building capacity for local governments in California to address community resilience issues, such as climate change, water resource management, and access to opportunities. CivicSpark Fellows support the state’s response to sustainability issues by working with local governments over the course of their eleven-month service year to complete research, planning, and implementation projects. At the same time, fellows receive substantial professional development training and access to a network of local, regional, and state sustainability leaders. Graduating seniors and recent alums who are US citizens or permanent residents are eligible to apply.
The Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation builds partnerships between businesses, NGOs, governments, and individuals everywhere to find sustainable solutions that can uplift domestic and international communities. Since founding, the Foundation has tackled a number of global issues including global health, climate change, economic development, health and wellness, and women's rights. This organization offers internships in New York and Little Rock, Arkansas with a variety of project focuses such as community development, marketing, communications, human rights, and education.
Through the HealthCorps program, the Coordinator becomes a full-time health advocate for their school sites and its surrounding community. Each Coordinator works with an individual school to develop a tailored edition of HealthCorps, ensuring that the needs of the school community are met. Coordinators teach daily classroom lessons based on the HealthCorps Curriculum, organize and facilitate after school programming, provide staff and parent outreach and hold school-wide and community-wide events. Coordinators work in various cities in the US and will be required to fill the position for one year. Recent graduates are eligible to apply.
The CHCI offers paid summer internships for promising Latino undergraduates. Interns work in a congressional office and participate in weekly professional and leadership development and civic engagement through community service. First-, second-, and third-year students who are US citizens, permanent residents, asylees, or work-authorized non-US citizens are eligible to apply.
Fellows with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute will spend nine months working in Washington, DC, with significant exposure to leaders in congressional offices, federal agencies, national nonprofit advocacy organizations, government-related institutes, and more. Fellows will spend four days each week (Monday–Thursday) learning all facets of public policy, and on Fridays join other fellows for a full day of leadership development. Applicants must be recent graduates who are US citizens, lawful permanent residents, asylees, or individuals who are lawfully authorized to work full time without restriction for any US employer and who, at the time of application, possess lawful evidence of employment authorization.
The Consuelo W. Gosnell Memorial Scholarship is awarded to master's degree candidates in social work who have demonstrated a commitment to working with, or who have a special affinity with, American Indian/Alaska Native and Hispanic/Latino populations. Candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to working with public or voluntary nonprofit agencies or with local grassroots groups in the United States are also eligible.
The Coro Fellows Program develops emerging leaders to work and lead across different sectors by equipping them with knowledge, skills, and networks to accelerate positive change. The Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs operates in four cities and each is a full-time, nine-month program.
The CTC Ten Safe Hub consists of a soccer pitch and adjoining clubhouse that is dedicated to providing soccer-based health and educational programming to the local community of Khayelitsha, South Africa. Each year, the CTC Ten Foundation selects two individuals as Fellows to support the ongoing development of the CTC Ten Safe Hub. CTC Ten Fellows are instrumental to the success of delivery of community and life skills enhancement programs.
The Fellowship is unpaid, but CTC Ten provides for housing, living expenses, roundtrip travel to Cape Town, and reimbursement for recommended health vaccinations/shots. Included in the living expenses is a shared car and local cell phone.
Cultural Vistas will select up to twelve fellows to take part in this multinational professional development program that includes eight-week summer internships in Argentina, Germany, and Hong Kong. The fellowship covers program-related travel (airfare, in-country travel), accommodations, internship placement, emergency medical insurance, applicable visa expenses, and some group meals. Most costs are subsidized by the fellowship award. However, fellows are expected to cover the costs of passports, food, and additional spending money while abroad. These costs are not expected to exceed $835 (excluding spending money). The Cultural Vistas Fellowship is funded by Cultural Vistas. It charges no application fee to incentivize prospective applicants to apply regardless of financial constraints. Once accepted to the program, fellows are expected to pay a deposit of $200, which is refundable upon successful completion of the program. Second- and third-year students who are US citizens are eligible to apply.
This specialized DAAD program offers German studies research grants to highly qualified undergraduate and graduate students who are nominated by their department or program chairs. The grant may be used for short-term research (one to two months) in Germany. The program encourages research and promotes the study of cultural, political, historical, economic, and social aspects of modern and contemporary German affairs from an inter- and multidisciplinary perspective. Third- and fourth-year students pursuing German studies as well as master's and PhD students in the humanities and social sciences earning a certificate or working on a project in German studies who are US citizens or permanent residents are eligible. Canadian citizens are also eligible.
Research Grants offers a range of opportunities to highly qualified candidates, from a three-week summer course to internships. The Undergraduate Scholarship is for students interested in studying abroad in Germany, research grants allow you to pursue research in the field of German Studies, language study, and internships provide practical research or work experience in Germany in academia, at the German parliament, the Bundestag, or an independent project.
The RWJF Health Policy Fellows program includes an intensive three-and-a-half-month orientation arranged by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), followed by placement in a congressional or executive office. Fellows are tasked with helping to develop legislative or regulatory proposals and briefing legislators or senior administration officials on a range of health issues, among other responsibilities.
Exceptional mid-career professionals from academic faculties, government and nonprofit health care organizations who are interested in experiencing the health policy process at the federal level are encouraged to apply.
The Data Science for Social Good Summer Fellowship is a University of Chicago summer program to train aspiring data scientists to work on data mining, machine learning, big data, and data science projects with social impact. Working closely with governments and nonprofits, fellows take on real-world problems in education, health, energy, public safety, transportation, economic development, international development, and more. For three months, fellows learn, hone, and apply their data science, analytical, and coding skills, collaborate in a fast-paced atmosphere, and learn from mentors coming from industry and academia.
Humanity in Action’s Detroit Fellowship is an immersive educational program about inequality, development, and opportunity in Detroit. Each year, the fellowship brings together emerging leaders who are committed to social justice and equitable economic progress. As one of Humanity in Action’s seven annual fellowships, the Detroit Fellowship introduces university students and young professionals to the Humanity in Action network of more than 1,700 established and emerging leaders.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science is proud to offer a summer internship program for students interested in journalism as a career and who want to learn about science writing. Experience what it’s like to cover the scientific and technological issues that shape our global community. The Internship takes place at the Washington, D.C. headquarters of AAAS’s Science magazine, the largest interdisciplinary journal in the world. The program is a paid, 10-week experience under the guidance of the weekly magazine’s award-winning staff of professional science writers and editors.
The Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Program seeks outstanding young people who are interested in pursuing careers in the Foreign Service of the US Agency for International Development (USAID). If you want to work on the front lines of some of the most pressing global challenges of our times—poverty, hunger, injustice, disease, environmental degradation, climate change, conflict and violent extremism–the Foreign Service of the USAID provides an opportunity to advance US foreign policy interests and reflect the American people's compassion and support of human dignity. The Payne Fellowship, which provides up to $96,000 in benefits over two years for graduate school, internships, and professional development activities, provides a unique pathway to the USAID Foreign Service. The Payne Fellowship encourages the application of members of minority groups who have historically been underrepresented in international development careers and those with financial need. Students who are seeking admittance to a graduate program and who are US citizens are eligible to apply.
The Infectious Diseases Laboratory Fellowship Program trains and prepares scientists for careers in public health laboratories and supports public health initiatives related to infectious disease research. The program strives to provide a high quality training experience for the Fellow while providing workforce capacity to the public health laboratory community.
The program is a one-year full-time working fellowship for master’s-degree level scientists. Fellows are placed in local and state public health laboratories throughout the US to receive training in bench-level laboratory skills and methods, and assist with high-priority infectious disease testing, surveillance, and control measures.
Fellows receive a stipend and allowances for medical insurance, travel to the host laboratory, professional development and complimentary student membership to APHL. The stipend starts at $41,000/year, with a cost of living adjustment for major metropolitan areas.
The Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program is a social justice program that trains, inspires, and sustains leaders. Fellows gain field experience fighting hunger and poverty through placements in community based organizations across the country, and policy experience through placements in Washington, D.C. The program bridges community-based efforts and national public policy, and Fellows develop as effective leaders in the movement to end hunger and poverty. Fellows support partner organizations with program development, research, evaluation, outreach, organizing, and advocacy projects. This opportunity is a year-long program. A bachelor's degree is required to apply.
Jointly funded by the Marshall Commission and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), these Scholarships will support research specifically in the area of the environment and can be in any related field. Applicants may study at any appropriate UK Institution. To be eligible for the EPA Marshall Scholarship, applicants must first be selected as Marshall Scholars, applying in the usual way. Candidates must also be U.S. citizens and have obtained a grade point average of not less than 3.7 (or A-) on their undergraduate degree.The Marshall Commission will pay for the first two years of the Scholarship and the Scholar will spend this time in the UK, and the EPA will pay for up to three additional years of study, which can be spent in the UK or the US, providing this research culminates in a doctoral degree.
The Epidemiology Elective Program (EEP) introduces medical and veterinary students to applied epidemiology, public health, and global health through hands-on experience and mentorship by CDC subject matter experts. This program offers 6 or 8 week rotations largely based at CDC in Atlanta, Georgia. Students are eligible to apply if they are currently enrolled in a U.S. accredited medical or veterinary school and have completed 2 years of coursework.
The Explore the World Travel Scholarship is for aspiring global travelers who want to give back while they experience another culture. Scholarship recipients will receive $2,000 to support a trip that includes an educational or service component. Students who are at least 18 years old who are current or past Pell Grant recipients are and US citizens or permanent residents are eligible to apply.
The Fellowship for Emerging Leaders in Public Service (FELPS) is a premier cross-sector leadership development program for early-career public service professionals in New York City. Through the fellowship, a diverse group of approximately 30 emerging leaders each year gain valuable experience and exposure to a range of career exploration activities that will help them define their public service path. Fellows will come together for a series of workshops two to three times each month on evenings and weekends to hear from senior experts, gain a clear assessment of their own skill set, develop a career plan, and build a network of peers and mentors.
Applicants must be recent graduates from an undergraduate institution. Applicants must be working full-time in a paid public service position in the New York City area to apply for FELPS and must remain in a public service position throughout the fellowship.
FHI 360 interns support projects in HIV/AIDS prevention and care, economic development, civil society, U.S. and international education, social and behavioral change, and reproductive health and family planning. Internship opportunities are also offered by information technology, communications and other enterprise services teams.
The internship program seeks to develop young professionals interested in working in a nonprofit organization by building relationships and maintaining a strong presence on college campuses. Interns will benefit from a dynamic learning environment and the opportunity to build relationships with professionals in their areas of interest.
An intern with any Isla partner organizations in East Africa, the Balkans of Europe, or India will experience inclusive global sustainable development at the grassroots level. Isla recruits interns to assist their partner organizations on a 9+ week internship. Typically, interns must have education skills and/or the work experience to meet the needs of the local organizations, which will vary. Many common issues addressed through these internships include HIV/AIDS advocacy, financial planning for sustainable development, youth reproductive rights and education, social entrepreneurship, and even customized internships. The most competitive applicants will have at least two years of college academic or work experience relevant to the internship for which they are applying, as well as a demonstrated interest in living and working internationally.
FSD (Foundation for Sustainable Development) International Internships are an opportunity for students and young professionals to gain hands-on experience in sustainable development and insight into other cultures. Interns receive extensive training in sustainable development principles and gain professional skills in project planning and budgeting, program evaluation, community assessment, and proposal writing. Interns apply their new and existing skill sets as they collaborate with their local colleagues on identifying, designing, and implementing a project to benefit the community. During an intern's time abroad, they have the opportunity to work directly with community members, combining their coursework and experience with the expertise already present within the community.
The Freeman-ASIA program is designed to support US-based undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who are planning to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia. A Freeman-ASIA Award provides need-based funding to assist the recipient with the cost of the study-abroad program and related expenses, including airfare, basic living costs, local transportation, and books. The program’s goal is to increase the number of US citizens and permanent residents with first-hand exposure to and understanding of Asia and its peoples and cultures. Award recipients are required to share their experiences with their home campuses or communities to encourage study abroad by others and fulfill the program's goal of increasing understanding of Asia in the US. First-, second-, and third-year students are eligible to apply.
The Fulbright US Student Program is a funded year of postbaccalaureate research, study, or English teaching in one of 140 countries worldwide. There are two general types of awards: full grants, which fund research projects, university studies, journalism projects, and projects in the creative and performing arts; and English teaching assistantships (ETAs), which are offered in about half of the participating countries. Teaching positions are available at the primary, secondary, and university level, depending upon the country of application. Some, but not all, countries require host-country language skills and teaching experience. Graduating seniors, graduate students, and alums who are US citizens are eligible to apply.
The US-UK Fulbright Commission offers special Summer Institutes for US citizens to come to the United Kingdom on an academic and cultural summer program. Participants will get the opportunity to experience an exciting academic program at a highly regarded UK university, explore the culture, heritage, and history of the United Kingdom, and develop their academic ability by improving presentation, research, and communication skills. First- and second-year students who are at least 18 years old and have at least a 3.7 GPA and who are US citizens are eligible to apply.
The Fulbright US Student Program is a funded year of post-baccalaureate research, study, or English teaching in one of 140 countries worldwide. There are two general types of awards: full grants, which fund research projects, university studies, journalism projects, and projects in the creative and performing arts; and English teaching assistantships (ETAs), which are offered in about half of the participating countries. Teaching positions are available at the primary, secondary, and university level, depending upon the country of application. Some, but not all, countries require host-country language skills and teaching experience. Graduating seniors, graduate students, and alums who are US citizens are eligible to apply.
Gates Cambridge Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside of the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge. Students must first apply, and be accepted to, the University of Cambridge. The scholarship covers the full cost of study at Cambridge, plus airfare, visa fees, and discretionary funds for conferences, fieldwork, and family allowances. The selection criteria include outstanding intellectual ability, leadership potential, a commitment to improving the lives of others, and a good fit between the applicant’s qualifications/aspirations and the postgraduate program at Cambridge.
The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is searching for the leaders of tomorrow--from Brazil, China, India, Russia, and the United States. The German Chancellor Fellowship offers you an opportunity to take the next career step in Germany, irrespective of your field of work. The fellowship is for university graduate with an international focus from Brazil, China, India, Russia or the USA and have already acquired initial leadership experience. The aim is to craft a project that will be of social significance and will tap your potential to build future bridges between Germany and your own country. You will develop your own project idea and find the host of your choice to mentor you. Once your host has confirmed, you can apply for a fellowship. Citizens of the above countries who completed their first bachelor's degree in the past twelve years are eligible to apply.
This ten-week program seeks students interested in careers in the biomedical sciences. Students accepted into the program will be offered a stipend of $4,000 and housing. All students deliver research presentations at a poster session at the end of the program. Applicants must have prior research experience. First-, second-, and third-year students are eligible to apply.
Funded by the US Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Gilman Scholarship offers grants of up to $5,000 to US students who receive Pell Grants to participate in a credit-bearing study-abroad program or internship. The Gilman Scholarship aims to diversify the kinds of students who study and intern abroad and the countries where they go by supporting US undergraduates who might otherwise not consider these unique and valuable opportunities due to financial constraints. First-, second-, and third-year students who are US citizens are eligible to apply.
The Global Advocate Fellowship is a rigorous and immersive 9-month professional training program designed for results-oriented individuals with a passion for global impact. Fellows are carefully matched with CBOs and NGOs in one of eight countries, where they’ll support community-directed development initiatives.
This unique curriculum prepares Fellows for a career or graduate level work in the nonprofit and corporate sectors. As a Global Advocate, Fellows will be helping to foster an shift in consciousness and empathy in how the world connects with global communities.
Global Health Corps offers a range of paid fellowship roles with health organizations in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia to help Fellows develop as transformative leaders in the health equity movement.
It’s a year of professional development designed to catalyze personal and professional growth as a leader, placing Fellows within a global and diverse network of bright, young, and committed health equity champions. Fellows must be 30 years or younger, hold an undergraduate degree, and have proficiency in English.
School-year and summer internships are offered at the NYC Global Health Corps office. Internship opportunities include program, operations, fundraising, and communications support. Open positions will be posted as they become available.
The World Health Organization estimates a global shortage of skilled health professionals will increase to 18 million by 2030. Seed Global Health is unique in its approach by focusing on the education and training of doctors, nurses and midwives to support a future in which every country has a robust health workforce that is able to meet the health needs of its population.
Seed places skilled and qualified Educators in visiting faculty roles at partner institutions for a minimum of one academic year to help meet critical training priorities identified by partners. Seed Educators work with local partners to teach critical skills and building the capacity of rising practitioners and their clinics, communities, and country health systems. Applicants must hold medical degrees and licenses relevant to the positions they are applying for. Applicants must also have work experience in the medical field.
The Goldwater Scholarship encourages outstanding students to pursue research careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering. Scholars receive up to $7500 to cover eligible educational expenses.
GSBA awards educational scholarships to LGBTQ and straight-ally students who are committed to making a difference in the world. The scholarships range up to $13,000 annually and are meant to provide significant support as you pursue your educational goals. Scholars are chosen for their proven leadership skills, strong academic achievement, and commitment to making a positive change in the world.
The Policy Program is a year-long training program for emerging leaders interested in learning to take the lead on race and advocate for change on an institutional and structural level. Candidates for Policy Fellow must have 1 year of related work experience. Fellows are assigned to specific policy program areas and develop expertise with the direction of a policy director and the Academy Director. Each Fellowship experience is unique and is shaped by the current policy focus of their program area. The learning environment is based on combining experiential learning opportunities, individual development and team participation. Compensation includes $55,000 per year in addition to health benefits ($60,000 w/ Master’s Degree).
The Greenlining Legal Fellowship is a year-long training program for leaders who have recently completed law school and attained their Juris Doctor by the start of the program. Legal Fellows will be assigned to either the Energy or Environmental Equity programs, and will develop expertise in those areas under the direction and guidance of a policy director and the Academy Director. Each year’s issue agenda is a little different: please see the program page links on the Greenlining Institute's website for an idea of what issues each program has been working on recently. Compensation includes $60,000 per year, in addition to health benefits and up to $2000 reimbursement for Bar.
As the living memorial to our thirty-third president, the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation supports the graduate education and professional development of outstanding young people committed to public-service leadership. Along with providing scholarships for graduate school, the foundation operates a weeklong program for each new class of Truman scholars that builds community and ensures deep mentoring from more seasoned scholars. Scholars are also placed in positions with the federal government or with nationally focused nonprofit organizations upon graduation and before graduate school. Applicants must have academic records commensurate with their proposed graduate-degree programs. Third-year students who are US citizens are eligible to apply.
Harvard Kennedy School Public Policy Leadership Conference (PPLC) is designed to to prepare future leaders, particularly those form historically under-served communities and people of color, to enter the fields of public policy and international affairs. The program is designed for first and second-year undergraduate students who are U.S. Citizens, permanent residents or DACA recipients. Applicants to the program must have at least a 3.5 GPA and an interest in public service.
Students who are accepted into the program have the opportunity to come to the Harvard Kennedy School for a three-day conference, which is created and run by current Masters in Public Policy students at HKS. The conference includes a resume and cover letter workshops, fellowship information sessions, student and faculty panels, policy sessions, leadership, and communications workshops and Keynote speakers. All costs to attend the conference (travel, hotel stay, and food) are covered by HKS.
The CIDRZ HealthCorps Fellows Programme provides a valuable field training opportunity for future Zambian and expatriate public health leaders in the setting of a vibrant international organization based in Lusaka. This HealthCorps Fellowship provides opportunities to gain field experience in clinical research trials, clinical care quality improvement systems, data management, implementation science, and public health communications. Fellowship obligations are 10-12 months long.
The HealthCorps Fellowship targets medical, nursing or MPH students; recent graduates who wish to gain international experience; and college graduates with substantial skills or experience.
The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship provides college graduates with the opportunity to gain a Washington perspective on key issues of peace and security. Selected students spend six months in Washington. Fellows serve as full-time project assistants at the participating organization of their choice. The fellowship pays a stipend of $2,100 per month and health insurance, plus travel expenses to Washington, DC.
Students with academic interests as diverse as microbiology to anthropology to Spanish language to communication studies have participated in this initiative. The Tropical Disease Research and Service Learning program is a result of 18+ years of collaboration between the Infectious and Tropical Disease Institute (ITDI) at Ohio University and the Center for Research on Health in Latin America (CISeAL). Following their research principles, ITDI and CISeAL aim to reach underserved populations with state of the art training and technology to help control the transmission of Chagas disease and other infectious and chronic conditions affecting populations in Ecuador and Latin America. There are multiple internship, research, and training opportunities available for application.
The Hertog Foundation offers several highly competitive and selective educational programs for outstanding individuals who seek to influence the intellectual, civic, and political life of the United States. The foundation offers programs in three main areas: Political Thought & Philosophy; War & Foreign Affairs; and Economics & Domestic Policy. The programs include short-term seminars in New York City and Washington, DC, as well as summer fellowships for college undergraduates and recent graduates.
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The fellowship is open to all undergraduates, including graduating seniors. Students participate free of charge, are given complimentary accommodations, and receive a $3,000 stipend. The fellowship will be held from June 17 - July 26, 2019 at Georgetown University and Hudson Institute, in Washington, D.C.
The Humanity in Action Fellowship brings together international groups of university students to explore national histories of discrimination and resistance, as well as examples of issues affecting different minority groups today. The program is interdisciplinary and features daily lectures and discussions with renowned academics, journalists, politicians, and activists, as well as site visits to government agencies, nonprofit and community organizations, museums, and memorials. The program highlights different models of action to remedy injustice. Second-, third-, and fourth-year students, as well as graduate students and recent alums are eligible to apply.
The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award provides a $15,000 stipend for a graduating college senior to pursue one year of public service anywhere in the world. The award allows recipients to engage in a meaningful public service activity for one year before proceeding on to graduate school or a career.
The applicant's proposal may encompass any activity that furthers the public good. It can be undertaken alone or by working through established charitable, religious, educational, governmental, or other public service organizations.
IPHA AmeriCorps Members meet locally identified needs at health agencies across the State of Illinois through community service in health education, promotion, and outreach; assistance with community emergency preparedness; and volunteer coordination.
The Illinois Public Health AmeriCorps Program serves as a valuable link in building a strong public health workforce in Illinois - a core component of the Association’s mission. This opportunity to mentor individuals into the field of public health and human services is a logical and appropriate role for the Association. Those members recruited for the program will receive extensive orientation, mentoring, and guidance in exploring the public health field as a career – and potentially working within Illinois communities.
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a research and policy nonprofit that discovers and promotes effective solutions to global poverty problems. IPA brings together researchers and decision-makers to design, evaluate, and refine these solutions and their applications, ensuring that the evidence created is used to improve the lives of the world’s poor. IPA's work is focused in 21 country programs around the world and their U.S. offices in New Haven, New York, and Washington, D.C. Internship focuses and directives will vary across location and need-based factors.
The Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) is a summer-long onsite, paid internship for currently-enrolled graduate students. Accordingly, interns are matched with appropriate health care facilities for a 10 week summer program. A volunteer executive from the host organization provides mentoring, support and career advice during the internship. The Institute supports the interns, and program alumni, with leadership development education and ongoing networking and mentoring opportunities. Eligible applicants for this program are enrolled in graduate programs in Health Administration or comparable fields.
The IRC provides opportunities for refugees to thrive in America. In Los Angeles and many other regional offices across the country, the IRC helps refugees rebuild their lives and achieve self-sufficiency. To accomplish this, IRC LA relies on efforts by interns and volunteers. Interns are required to work at least 10-15 hours per week for a minimum of 3-4 months. Preference is given to those who can contribute more hours and to those who are already in the Los Angeles area, or have plans to be in the LA area. Interns must be current college students/grad students or less than one year out of college. Internships are unpaid.
The Jean et Marie-Louise Dufrenoy Scholarships enable two American students in the sciences (mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, geology, botany) or in technology (engineering, computer science, etc.) to pursue further studies in France during a full academic year within the student’s own field. If there is no candidate in any scientific discipline qualifying for a scholarship, the scholarships may be awarded to students who, after receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree, would start a career in the fields of education or diplomacy. US citizens and permanent residents who have completed their first bachelor's degree in the past five years are eligible to apply.
Applicants for a Jeanne Marandon Scholarship must be enrolled US citizens (or assistant professors) and possess knowledge of oral and written French language sufficient to pursue studies or research in France or Quebec. Applications in all disciplines will be considered, but priority will be given to candidates in arts, music, history, social sciences, and communication. The amount of the scholarship ranges from $1500–$25,000 and is based on the level of work being pursued and the duration the intended stay in the course of the year.
The John Lewis Fellowship brings together a group of thirty American and European university students and recent graduates for an intensive program about diversity and civil rights in America. The John Lewis Fellows will attend discussions with renowned scholars and activists at The Center for Civil and Human Rights, in Atlanta, GA, visit historical sites around the city, and engage in discussions on a range of political and social issues. They will also draw upon the immense resources of the center and contribute to its extensive and innovative outreach initiatives. Second-, third-, and fourth-year students, as well as students who graduated in the past two years (including students currently enrolled in graduate school) are eligible to apply.
The Library of Congress Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program enables undergraduate and graduate students to experience the integrated analog and digital collections and services of the world's largest, all-inclusive library. Working under the direction of Library curators and specialists in various divisions, fellows explore digital initiatives and increase access to the institution’s unparalleled collections and resources. Fellows are exposed to a broad spectrum of library work: copyright, preservation, reference, access, and information technology. In the past, summer fellows have identified hundreds of historical, literary, artistic, cinematic and musical gems representing the Library’s rich cultural, creative and intellectual assets.
The Kinley Memorial Fellowship supports promising college graduates seeking advanced study in architecture, art, dance, landscape architecture, music, theatre, or urban and regional planning. Awards include one fellowship up to $20,000 in music; one fellowship up to $20,000 in architectural design and history, art and design, dance, instrumental or vocal music, or theatre; and one fellowship up to $9,000 in architecture, art, dance, landscape architecture, theatre, or urban and regional planning. Fourth-year students and recent alums, including graduate-school alums, are eligible to apply.
The Knowles Teaching Fellowship is a five year program for early-career math and science high school teachers dedicated to teaching in the United States. During the first two years of the program, Fellows reflect on and deepen their own math or science knowledge. In the third and fourth years of the program, Fellows learn increasingly sophisticated ways to examine their teaching, classroom culture and student learning using many kinds of data. In the final year of the program, Fellows grapple with their own professional goals and commitments and what it means for them to lead in their specific teaching context.
Knowles Fellows may be awarded grants to cover expenses associated with purchasing classroom materials and engaging in professional development. Additionally, Fellows may receive grants to develop and execute leadership activities that have an impact beyond their own classrooms.
The Leadership Alliance encourages students from groups traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, engineering, social sciences, and humanities to pursue research careers in the academic, public, and private sectors. The program provides a rigorous research experience designed specifically for undergraduates interested in applying to PhD or MD-PhD programs. Students work for eight to ten weeks in the summer under the guidance of a faculty or research mentor at a participating Leadership Alliance institution. Through one-on-one collaborations, students gain theoretical knowledge and practical training in academic research and scientific experimentation. All participants make oral or poster presentations of their research at the Leadership Alliance National Symposium. Students receive a stipend, and travel and housing expenses are covered by the host institution. Second- and third-year students who are US citizens or permanent residents are eligible to apply.
The Luce Scholars program provides stipends, language training, and individualized professional placement in Asia for 15-18 Luce Scholars each year, and welcomes applications from college seniors, graduate students, and young professionals in a variety of fields who have had limited exposure to Asia. Scholars work in such diverse fields as public health, the arts, economic development, environmental science, and many more. The Scholars contribute their talents to NGOs, government agencies, private companies, universities, think tanks, and museums.
The program, open to both U.S. citizens and permanent residents, is unique among American-Asian exchanges in that it is intended for young leaders who have had limited experience of Asia and who might not otherwise have an opportunity in the normal course of their careers to come to know Asia. Those who already have significant experience in Asia or Asian studies are not eligible for the Luce Scholars Program.
The MacArthur Foundation is an independent organization concerned with issues of over-incarceration, global climate change, nuclear risk, significantly increasing financial capital for the social sector, and other social issues. The MacArthur Foundation offers internships in the fields of grants management, cultural justice, jounalism and media, business analysis, and others. Some internships are paid, and others are unpaid. Deadlines for applications will vary.
MSH offers various internships where focuses like global health, finance, and data analysis further MSH's mission to empower impoverished communities. Interns will work to save lives and improve the health of the world’s most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.
Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom for two years (or one year in exceptional cases wherein the student can demonstrate an inability to complete the second year—e.g., evidence of deferral for military deployment or graduate admission). Scholarships include tuition, cost-of-living stipend, and funds for books, research, and travel to and from the United States.
Mayo Clinic's Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program gives you more than just work experience in a lab. As a SURF fellow, you will conduct your own small research project or work on part of an ongoing research investigation for ten weeks; develop your technical skills; and participate in a special weekly seminar series that introduces you to rapidly progressing research areas. Second- and third-year students are eligible to apply.
Law Fellows work with Human Rights Campaign attorneys, outside counsel from major national law firms, lobbyists, and organizational allies and congressional and administration staff members on legislative, regulatory and internal corporate matters. Practice areas include constitutional, contract, education, employment, disability, family, benefits, tax, health care, immigration, intellectual property, military, municipal and real estate law. Fellows undertake projects involving sophisticated legal research and writing, analysis and drafting of legislation and administrative regulations, legislative and regulatory advocacy and coalition work.
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF-USA) implements a paid Internship Program with opportunities to apply in spring, summer, and fall. Interns gain practical work experience and support the work of Communications, Development, Program, Human Resources (both for the field and the office), and Executive departments.
Interns also gain a basic introduction to the field of international medical humanitarian aid and advocacy. All internships will take place in MSF-USA's New York office and will be paid at the rate of $15.00 per hour. Interns will not be compensated for relocation or travel fares.
Mercy Corps' unpaid internships are a gateway for careers in international relief and development. Interns do real-world research, gain immersion in global relief and development work, and gain exposure to a full range of nonprofit management issues.
Opportunities are available in Portland, Oregon; Washington, DC; Cambridge, Massachusetts; and Seattle, Washington offices. Previous interns have completed a variety of projects with Executive, Programs, Social Innovations, Resource Development, Legal, and Leadership and Organizational effectiveness teams. Internships are unpaid.
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in Japan (MEXT, or Monbukagakusho) offers scholarships each year to assist students who are interested in enrolling in Japanese universities. Over 100,000 students from approximately 160 countries and regions around the world have studied in Japan under the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship program, which was established in 1954. Application requirements and processes vary by location. Application materials must be submitted to the Embassy or Consulate General of Japan which oversees your jurisdiction. If you are a citizen of another country, you must contact the Embassy of Japan of the country in which you hold citizenship for information on how to apply.
The Michel David-Weill Scholarship carries a monetary value of $80,000, awarded to one American student each year, and covers the cost of tuition and living expenses during a two-year master’s program at Sciences Po. The Michel David-Weill Foundation created this scholarship to encourage exceptional American students to pursue their graduate education at Sciences Po, an international research university which specializes in the social sciences and offers multidisciplinary programs taught in English and French. US citizens currently enrolled as an undergraduate senior at an eligible Sciences Po partner institution qualify for this scholarship.
Selected candidates train under the mentorship of program officials and scientists on focused research projects, consistent with the mission of the Office of Fossil Energy. During these ten-week energy fellowships, participants receive a stipend, and some students may be eligible for housing and travel allowances. They also gain insight into how the Department of Energy is working to meet the energy challenges of the future. At the conclusion of the program, fellows attend a "Technical Forum" where they present their research findings and tour a nearby technical site. Enrolled students at every level who are US citizens are eligible to apply.
Microsoft awards tuition and conference scholarships each year to encourage students to further their learnings in Computer Science and related STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) disciplines. Recipients for the scholarship will be awarded in recognition of their demonstrated passion for technology, academic excellence, and leadership while working to push the software industry forward. Applicants must be enrolled full time in a bachelor's, master's, or PhD program at a four-year college or university in the United States, Canada, or Mexico at the time the application is submitted.
The Department of Epidemiology at the University of Alabama offers research training opportunities to minority undergraduate, graduate and health professional students interested in research experience in the areas of nutrition, tropical infectious diseases, reproductive health and/or sexually transmitted diseases, HIV/AIDS or chronic disease.
Interns pursue social justice and educational initiatives while learning in Guatemala, Jamaica, Peru or Swaziland. Participating undergraduates and Grad/Health professions students (UAB only) will spend 12 weeks (usually mid May- August) at their foreign training sites under the guidance of their assigned foreign mentor and their UAB supervising mentor. Benefits include a monthly stipend, living allowances, travel expenses, and research expenses.
Sponsored by the US-Ireland Alliance, the Mitchell Scholarship program supports one year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by select institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Applicants are judged on scholarship, leadership, and sustained commitment to community and public service. The scholarship provides tuition, accommodation, and a stipend for living expenses and travel. Interested applicants who have not yet reached their 30th birthdays and who are US citizens are eligible to apply.
The National Endowment for the Arts is an independent federal agency that funds, promotes, and strengthens the creative capacity of communities by providing all Americans with diverse opportunities for arts participation.
The National Endowment for the Arts provides direct support to creative writers and literary translators of distinction through Literature Fellowships. Fellowships in fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction enable recipients to set aside time for writing, research, travel, and general career advancement. Non-matching grants are for $25,000. Translation Projects enable recipients to translate work from other languages into English. Non-matching grants are for $12,500 or $25,000, depending upon the artistic excellence and merit of the project.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine conducts the NRC Postdoctoral and Senior Awards program which offers competitive awards four times a year for postdoctoral and senior scientific research to be conducted in residence at participating US federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. Areas of research include infectious diseases, medical parasitology, epidemiology, malaria, enteric diseases, medical entomology, vaccine development and related diseases.
Award recipients design their own projects to be compatible with the research interests of the sponsoring laboratory. Annual stipends for recent PhD recipients range from $47,000 to $63,000 and higher for additional experience. Awards also include relocation, professional travel, and a health insurance plan. Many opportunities are open to international applicants.
The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited US institutions. The Fellowship consists of a stipend of $34,000 for three years and a tuition waiver. US citizens who have completed no more than 12 months of graduate study are eligible to apply.
The Global Health Program for Fellows and Scholars supports US university consortia to provide collaborative, mentored global health research training opportunities in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Individual students, postdoctoral fellows or faculty from the U.S. or from LMICs apply through consortia for placement at an LMIC institution for 12 months.
Summer programs at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) provide an opportunity to spend a summer working at the NIH side by side with some of the leading scientists in the world, in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research. Internships cover a minimum of eight weeks, with students generally arriving at the NIH in May or June. The NIH Institutes and the Office of Intramural Training & Education sponsor a wide range of summer activities, including lectures featuring distinguished NIH investigators, career/professional development workshops, and Summer Poster Day.
The Hollings Scholarship seeks to increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education. Scholars receive up to $9500 per year in academic assistance for two years, and a ten-week full-time summer internship at a NOAA facility. Second-year students who are US citizens are eligible to apply.
The NU Public Interest Program is a one-year fellowship that helps train a new generation of leaders for social change through paid public interest work, professional development seminars and mentorship opportunities with Northwestern alumni.
NUPIP is designed to introduce young alumni to organizations whose missions are to promote the public interest, as well as to enable these organizations to benefit from the Fellows’ experience and commitment. Stipend amounts are set by individual organizations, but usually average around $30,000 annually, with a range between $27,500-$37,500. Host organizations are also responsible for providing basic health insurance benefits to their Fellow.
The Obama Foundation Fellowship supports outstanding civic innovators – leaders who are working with their communities to create transformational change, addressing some of the world’s most pressing problems. The program selects 20 community-minded rising stars from around the world for a two-year, non-residential program, designed to amplify the impact of their work and inspire a wave of civic innovation. Throughout the program, each Fellow pursues a personalized plan to leverage Fellowship resources to take their work to the next level.
The Outlaws Civil Rights Scholarship provides support for a student actively committed to and engaged in public interest law that benefits the lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (“LGBT”) community.Eligible candidates include Seattle University School of Law incoming 1L’s and current 1L’s, 2L’s and part-time 3L’s.
The Pasteur Foundation Summer Internship Program provides US undergraduates, entering their senior year, with the rare opportunity to work on supervised research projects at the Institut Pasteur. The foundation's goal is to encourage and inspire students in the pursuit of a scientific career and to expose them to an international laboratory experience. Dates of the internship range from early June to mid-August for a total of ten weeks. During the internships, interns will carry out research supervised by a lab mentor. Interns will receive $6,500 to defray travel, housing, and living expenses. Third-year students who are US citizens are eligible to apply.
PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve global health challenges. By utilizing strategies in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.
PATH offers internship opportunities in both domestic and international locations. Internship focuses range from communications and knowledge management, data visualization, malaria research, multimedia communications, reproductive health, program coordination, and others.
Every year, the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans support thirty New Americans who are pursuing graduate school in the United States. Each fellowship supports one or two years of graduate study in any field and in any advanced degree-granting program. Each award is for up to $25,000 in stipend support (not to exceed $40,000), as well as 50 percent of required tuition and fees, up to $20,000 per year, for one or two years. Please see the fellowship website for more details on eligibility.
Plan International USA works with partners, donors, and communities to empower the most vulnerable children, families, and communities in more than 50 countries. Plan USA offers internship and employment opportunities in the fields of international development, philanthropy, marketing, finance, and communications to combat the cycle of poverty.
Point Foundation was established in 2001 to nurture the next generation of LGBTQ leaders. Point Foundation empowers promising LGBTQ students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential despite the obstacles often put before them to make a significant impact on society. By identifying and supporting these scholars, Point hopes to provide a greater level of acceptance and respect within future generations for all persons, regardless of sexual orientation, gender expression, or gender identity. We honor our scholars - their leadership, their acumen, their early involvement in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer causes, and their pledge to make the world a fairer and better place for all.
PSI works in over 50 countries to bring basic healthcare to families in need, striving to make it easier for women and couples to plan the families they desire, have safe pregnancies and deliveries, and protect communities from malaria, pneumonia, diarrhea, malnutrition, HIV and AIDS, and chronic diseases. PSI internship fields include business and marketing, global health related fields, information technology, and others.
The Post-Bachelor Fellowship (PBF) is a structured health research program where individuals can apply their knowledge and passion to help advance the field of health metrics and accelerate global health progress. The PBF program combines academic research, education, and professional work with progressive on-the-job training and mentoring from a renowned group of professors and researchers.
The PBF program requires a minimum two-year commitment, commencing with training and orientation in early September. Fellows are eligible to apply for a fully-funded Master of Public Health in Health Metrics and Evaluation during the first year of the fellowship.
The goal of the Public Policy and International Affairs Fellowship is to help students achieve a Master’s or joint degree, typically in public policy, public administration, international affairs or a related field. The PPIA begins with intensive study provided by participation in a Junior Summer Institute (JSI), an intensive seven-week summer program that includes economics, statistics, domestic/international policy issues, and leadership topics, all designed to sharpen students’ quantitative, analytic, and communication skills. Students who are selected for the JSI Fellowship cohort will study on the campus of one of five participating universities. The successful completion of a JSI is a requirement for PPIA Fellows to qualify for graduate-school benefits. Third-year students are eligible to apply.
Pride Foundation provides essential financial resources and community support to inspirational LGBTQ and allied student leaders across the Northwest. Pride Foundation Scholars are leaders in their communities with incredibly varied educational goals and lived experiences—and are oftentimes overcoming a lack of support system, tremendous societal barriers, and significant financial need in order to pursue their dreams. Receiving a Pride Foundation Scholarship connects students to a growing community of support, providing important affirmation, encouragement, and resources to realize their dreams. Pride Foundation has more than 60 scholarship funds.
Princeton in Africa helps future leaders develop lifelong connections to the people and nations of Africa. This program matches Fellows with organizations working across Africa for yearlong service placements. Fellows have helped improve education and public health, source fresh water and alternative energy, increase family incomes, and so much more. Princeton in Africa is open to graduating seniors and young alumni from any college or university accredited in the U.S.
Princeton in Asia arranges fellowships and internships with Asian host organizations that contribute to important global issues at the local level: education, public health, environmental sustainability, access to information/media, economic development and social justice. Fellowships are the means of fostering person-to-person diplomacy, enhancing mutual understanding, contributing to communities with unmet needs and providing transformative experiences for fellows and host communities. Princeton in Asia fellowships require a full year commitment.
Princeton in Latin America (PiLA) partners with NGOs and multilateral organizations and places recent college graduates in year-long service fellowships with nonprofit, public service, humanitarian, and government organizations in Latin American and Caribbean communities. Placements emphasize the power of firsthand work experience to shape attitudes and mobilize graduates to effect positive social change. PiLA enhances the mission of its partners by impacting the communities they serve, addressing the social, economic, and political barriers to egalitarian community development.
The ProInspire Fellowship is a competitive, year-long program where early-career professionals transition from the private sector to the social sector and grow through on-the-job experience and participation in ProInspire’s leadership development program. Successful Fellows bring strong business skills and perspective to a leading social sector organization in a targeted position focused on analysis, finance, fundraising, marketing, operations, human resources, project management, or strategy.
This program requires a 12-month commitment to full-day workshops, coaching, leadership projects, peer-led activities, self-guided learning, and other fellowship activities. Compensation is $49,000 in Washington, DC and $52,000 in San Francisco Bay Area.
The Projects for Peace program enables undergraduates around the country to design grassroots "projects for peace" that use a summer to address global social issues. The grant provides up to $10,000 for a summer project focused on some dimension of enabling peace in a global world. First-, second-, and third-year students are eligible to apply.
The Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) is a competitive, two-year, paid training program with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. PHAP associates are assigned to public health agencies and nongovernmental organizations in the United States and US territories, and work alongside other professionals across a variety of public health settings.
Throughout the two-year training program, associates gain hands-on experience that will serve as a foundation for their public health careers. After completing the program, PHAP graduates are qualified to apply for jobs with public health agencies and organizations.
The Fellowship in Government provides a unique public policy learning experience, demonstrates the value of science-government interaction, and enhances public health science and practical knowledge in government. The Fellow will have the option of working in the House or Senate on legislative and policy issues such as creating healthy communities, improving health equity, addressing environmental health concerns, population health or the social determinants of health. The Fellow will have the opportunity to make an impact and improve the health of the public.
Applicants must have strong public health credentials and an interest in serving as a staff person in the U.S. Congress. The fellowship is based in Washington, D.C. One Fellow will be chosen each year.
PHI’s Internship Program seeks to provide selected candidates with a structured teaching/learning environment to enhance their academic or professional training with practical experience. This program matches interns with PHI programs, based on their interest, and focus of their academic training.
PHI’s paid internships are structured, supervised, and short term programs where students are assigned tasks that enhance their theoretical knowledge with real world work experience. Interns are required to attend workshops that are designed to deepen their knowledge of public health practices and their internships culminate with the presentation of a final project developed in consultation with their program mentors. Internships may be part-time or full-time. Typically, they are part-time during the academic year and full-time in the summer. Internships usually last 6–12 weeks.
The QuestBridge Global Leaders Summit will convene exceptional college students and recent graduates from low-income backgrounds at Oxford University, at the Rhodes House, for an exclusive, all-expense-paid institute focused on developing civic-minded leadership. Fellows selected for the summit will engage in conversations, lectures, and insightful activities geared toward helping participants define their personal leadership styles and strengths. Enrolled students and recent alums who are between eighteen and twenty-four years of age and who have at least a 3.5 GPA are eligible to apply.
The Ralph Bunche Summer Institute Program is an annual, intensive five-week program held at Duke University. It is designed to introduce to the world of doctoral study in political science those undergraduate students from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups or those interested in broadening participation in political science and pursuing scholarship on issues affecting underrepresented groups or issues of tribal sovereignty and governance. Each summer, up to twenty students are admitted to the program, which includes two transferable credit courses--one in quantitative analysis and one in race and American politics--and a comprehensive introduction to the intellectual demands of graduate school and political science research methods. Third-year students who are US citizens or permanent residents and who belong to a select group of underrepresented minorities are eligible to apply.
The six-week Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program provides undergraduates with a deeper appreciation of current issues and trends in international affairs, a greater understanding of career opportunities in international affairs, and the enhanced knowledge and skills to pursue such careers. The program covers the costs for tuition, travel, housing, and two meals per day, and a stipend of $3200. Second-, third-, and fourth-year students who are US citizens with at least a 3.2 GPA are eligible to apply.
The Reaching Out LGBTQ MBA Fellowship was created as a joint effort between top business school programs and Reaching Out to demonstrate that business schools are the top destination to develop the out LGBTQ and active ally business leaders of tomorrow. The LGBTQ MBA Fellowship recipients each receive a minimum of $10,000 scholarship per academic year or $20,000 total scholarship, and also receive access to exclusive mentorship and leadership development programming through Reaching Out.
The Rhodes Scholarship provides full financial support to pursue a degree or degrees at the University of Oxford, in the United Kingdom. Graduating seniors and alums who have not yet reached their twenty-fourth birthday and who are US citizens are eligible to apply.
RISE Germany offers undergraduates from North American universities the opportunity to complete a summer research internship at top German universities and research institutions. Students are matched with a host university or institute according to their area of interest. DAAD provides students a monthly stipend for three months to help cover living expenses. German language is not required.
The primary goal of this foundation is to provide financial support to various activities associated with Rotalia, such as academic scholarships, travel grants, and to support Rotalia's publications, libraries, archives, conferences and sporting events. Scholarships and research grants for individuals in the U.S. and abroad who read, speak, and understand Estonian. Grants are given at all levels undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate, and for research. The foundation is particularly interested in supporting qualified individuals in the U.S. to study in Estonia, and individuals in Estonia to study in the U.S.
The Roy Scrivner Research Grants provide graduate student grants of $11,000 for empirical or applied research that encourages the study of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) family psychology and LGBT family therapy. Researchers from all fields of the behavioral and social sciences are encouraged to apply.
Running Start Fellows intern for a female Member of Congress Monday through Thursday and each Friday are trained by political experts in Running Start’s office and then mentored by high level political mentors. Fellows live together in a house on Capitol Hill, free of charge, and are provided with a $2,500 living stipend for the semester. Running Start is looking for Fellowship candidates from across the political spectrum who are deeply motivated college aged women. Applicants must be college seniors, juniors or have graduated from college within a year of the Fellowship start date.
The Schwarzman Scholars experience is anchored in a rigorous and innovative Master’s of Global Affairs degree program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, one of the country's leading universities. Drawing on the best traditions of Tsinghua and top academic institutions around the world, the curriculum bridges the academic and professional worlds to educate students about leadership and about China's expanding role in the world.
The program also provides Scholars with unparalleled learning opportunities with leaders from China and the world through high-level interactions at lectures, an internship program, a mentors network, and intensive deep-dive travel seminars.
PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.
PATH, in partnership with the Siemens Foundation, is seeking a cohort of six students to join the competitive Siemens Foundation-PATH Fellowship Program. The program engages science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) students in innovative, hands-on assignments that serve society by accelerating high-impact, low-cost solutions to some of the world’s most pressing health needs.
Based in PATH’s Seattle, Washington office, fellows are provided a meaningful research and/or laboratory experience and exposed to career opportunities in global health. Students will be supported by mentors in both organizations.
The U.S. Programs’ Equality team seeks applicants for its Soros Equality Fellowship, which aims to support emerging mid-career professionals who will become long-term innovative leaders influencing the racial justice field. This calls for a diverse array of projects across different fields of study influencing racial justice in the United States. The fellowship award provides individuals with a grant of $100,000 to support production of an innovative racial justice project over the course of 18 months. Applicants may be based outside of the U.S., but projects must pertain to racial justice issues relevant to the United States.
The U.S. Programs’ Equality team seeks a diverse cohort of applicants, including but not limited to activists, artists, journalists, and organizers, to produce a project with meaningful impact. This approach recognizes the power of individuals to use a variety of tools, from traditional advocacy to the arts, to impact change and uplift the mission and values of an open society.
The Soros Justice Fellowships fund outstanding individuals to undertake projects that advance reform, spur debate, and catalyze change on a range of issues facing the US criminal justice system. The fellowships are part of a larger effort within the Open Society Foundations to reduce the destructive impact of current criminal justice policies on the lives of individuals, families, and communities in the United States by challenging the overreliance on incarceration and extreme punishment, and ensuring a fair and accountable system of justice.
Stanford Global Health Media Fellows are chosen from a national pool of medical students committed to a career in global health. The Fellow learns how reporting on global health issues can impact health and human rights efforts, foundation and government health assistance, and individual health choices.
This opportunity provides medical students with 12 months of practical training in the fundamentals of journalism, communications, and global health reporting on a variety of media platforms, including print, online, broadcast, social and digital media. One fellow, selected from a national pool of candidates, participates in three rotations over the course of the fellowship year. The Fellow spends the fall quarter (mid-August through December) as an MA student in journalism with Stanford's Graduate Program in Journalism. In the winter, the Fellow interns at a broadcast news outlet; and in the spring, the Fellow completes a capstone project in the field.
The Summer Public Health Scholars Program (SPHSP) is designed for undergraduate students and its goal is to increase interest in and knowledge of public health and biomedical science careers. The program is designed for undergraduates entering their junior or senior year and recent baccalaureate degree students who are undecided about their career goals. This is a rigorous program which includes Public Health coursework at Columbia University; hands-on field experience and immersion in a diverse, economically disadvantaged urban environment; seminars and lectures with public health leaders; and mentoring by faculty members, ensuring students' exposure to the breadth and importance of public health as a career option.
The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is a fully funded overseas summer language and cultural immersion program for American students. CLS provides study opportunities to a diverse range of students at every level of language learning. Students who are US citizens and at least 18 years old are eligible to apply.
Each summer, the Victory Congressional Internship brings outstanding LGBTQ college students to Washington, DC, for an intensive leadership program, including an eight-week congressional internship with a member of the LGBT Equality Caucus or an LGBTQ-friendly member of Congress to learn firsthand about the federal legislative process; and an educational and leadership development program to learn about the legislative process and careers in policy-making. The Victory Congressional Internship prepares young LGBTQ people to become informed decision-makers and influential leaders who can change their communities and our world. First-, second-, and third-year students who are US citizens or permanent residents are eligible to apply.
The Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship is one of the State Department's premier recruiting programs aimed at increasing diversity among US Foreign Service officers. The fellowship is designed to attract outstanding individuals from all ethnic, racial, and social backgrounds who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career with the Department of State. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are encouraged to apply. Graduating seniors and recent alums seeking admission to graduate school who are US citizens are eligible to apply.
ThinkSwiss encourages collaboration between Swiss and US students and academics in a variety of fields. The scholarship is open to outstanding students in all fields with an interest in conducting research or participating in a summer school course in Switzerland. The program provides a monthly scholarship of approximately $1,100 for a period of two to three months. Currently enrolled second-, third-, and fourth-year students as well as graduate students at US universities are eligible to apply.
The Pat Tillman Foundation unites and empowers remarkable military veterans and spouses as the next generation of private and public sector leaders committed to service beyond self. The fellowship program supports Tillman Scholars with academic scholarships, a national network, and professional development opportunities in all different fields. The scholarship can be used for educational expenses, including tuition and fees, books and living expenses. In 2019, Tillman Scholars can expect to receive an average award of $11,000.
The application is open to military veterans and spouses pursuing a full-time bachelor's, master’s, or professional degree at a US-based accredited institution.
The Traub-Dicker Rainbow Scholarship was established by Peggy Traub and Phyllis Dicker to encourage and support LGBTQ women in their pursuit of higher education. This program provides one-year scholarships of $1,500 or $3,000 to those graduating high school or already enrolled in college in any year of study, including graduate school. Scholarships are paid directly to the recipient’s school and are applied toward tuition.
The Udall Foundation awards $7000 scholarships for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to American Indian nations or to the environment. The Udall Undergraduate Scholarship honors the legacies of Morris and Stewart Udall, whose careers had a significant impact upon American Indian self-governance, health care, and the stewardship of public lands and natural resources. Second- and third-year students who are US citizens or permanent residents are eligible to apply.
The Healthy Villages Summer Internship is an 8-week program that brings together undergraduate, graduate, international development, public health, and medical students from across the globe to work alongside rural communities as they are empowered to lead healthier lives.
Interns come from various backgrounds and countries to promote healthcare access in Uganda, and study a wide range of disciplines related to global health. Past interns have studied in the fields of medicine or public health, as well as peace and conflict, psychology, environmental science, engineering, nursing, and international development.
The Summer Teaching Fellowship is a unique, highly competitive teacher recruitment and preparation program designed to introduce college juniors from underrepresented backgrounds to teaching and urban education reform. Through hands-on experience in Uncommon’s schools, mentorship, and tailored professional development, Fellows develop the skills necessary for leading high-achieving classrooms. Fellows will work and teach in one of Uncommons schools with the support of a mentor teacher, Summer Academy Director, and STF staff. They engage in professional development sessions 2-3 times per week. To build cohort community, Fellows also take part in a range of fun social and cultural events together.
The UNICEF USA Global Citizenship Fellowship is a highly competitive, full-time, two-year program that prepares globally minded individuals for effective leadership in public service. Global Citizenship Fellows are grassroots organizers for UNICEF USA who bring together networks of volunteers, faith-based communities, schools, universities, advocates, elected leaders, and others to work towards educating, advocating, and fundraising for UNICEF’s work in supporting children and families in more than 190 countries and territories.
Fellows will receive a taxable stipend of $38,000 during the first year of the Fellowship and $40,000 during the second year. Fellows are also eligible to enroll in UNICEF USA’s medical and dental plans after thirty days of employment. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree, and/or equivalent experience, and demonstrate interest in and knowledge of children’s rights and international issues, as well as a commitment to public service.
Unite for Sight's Global Impact Corps provides year-round health care delivery in Ghana, India, and Honduras. Unite for Sight makes sight-restoring surgeries and other medical procedures accessible to those living in slums and refugee camps. Fellows can participate in short term or long term trips, ranging from 1 to 10 weeks or more. Students with various interests, such as public health, medicine, social entrepreneurship, and international development, are all invited to apply.
The New York City Urban Fellows Program is a highly selective, nine-month fellowship that combines work in mayoral offices and city agencies with volunteer service opportunities and a seminar series that explores current urban issues impacting public policy. Awardees are placed with agencies across New York City to learn about public policy through a hands-on approach. The fellowship award includes a $30,000 stipend and health insurance. Graduating seniors and graduates who have completed their bachelor’s degrees within the past two years and who are eligible to work in the United States are eligible to apply.
The Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP) II is the US Agency for International Development (USAID) Global Health (GH) bureau’s premier program that supports diverse professionals at all levels to achieve the Agency’s health priorities. Through GHFP-II, USAID/GH is working to train future global health professionals, and engaging academia to strengthen non-technical competencies that are essential for a successful GH career.
Internships are paid and can range from a duration of 3-12 months. Interns will work within a variety of health and technical areas, such as communicable diseases, monitoring and evaluation, communications, and more. Interns will also conduct research and literature reviews on global health topics, contribute to evaluations of project activities, and monitor, analyze, and report on trends and developments in global health.
The Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP) II is the US Agency for International Development Global Health (GH) bureau’s premier Fellowship program that identifies and supports diverse, technically excellent professionals at all levels to achieve the Agency’s health priorities. Through GHFP-II, USAID/GH has created career opportunities for Americans by identifying and training a global health workforce that mirrors the American public and brings a wide range of skills to the global health field.
This program requires a two year commitment with the option to extend for an additional two years (2-4 years maximum). Fellows are placed in Washington DC, USAID Bureaus, other federal agencies, and USAID partner organizations. Fellows may also be placed internationally, in USAID Missions, Ministries, NGOs, and USAID partner country offices.
USAID leads international development and humanitarian efforts to save lives, reduce poverty, strengthen democratic governance and make sustainable change. USAID interns generally work in one of USAID’s offices in Washington, D.C., supporting programs in fields such as economic growth, agriculture, education, health, environment, democracy and governance, conflict prevention, and humanitarian assistance.
USAID offers two types of paid internships: The first type allows current students to explore Federal careers through the internship, which offers work experience directly related to your academic field of study. Interns may be eligible for permanent employment after successfully completing their education and meeting work requirements. The second type provides work experience for current students in temporary jobs that do not convert to permanent employment.
Fulbright Austria works with the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science, and Research (BMBWF) to bring university graduates from the United States to teach English in Austria in secondary schools all across the country.
Teaching assistants help Austrian students develop critical linguistic skills. Assistants also serve as an informal cultural ambassador and promote mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and the Republic of Austria. Assistants work as a salaried English teaching assistant in Austria from October 1 to May 31, in addition to receiving health insurance coverage.
The Weill Cornell Global Health Curriculum is a comprehensive elective program that provides opportunities for students to contextualize and expand upon their global health experiences in order to better serve the communities with which they work, both as medical students and practicing physicians.
The Global Health (GH) Curriculum Summer Intern is given significant responsibilities within the Global Health Curriculum's ongoing projects. The intern will work closely with the GH Teaching Associates and the GH Curriculum Steering Committee. Interns have the option to work 20-40 hours/week for a 6-8 week period. This internship is unpaid.
The William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India is an immersive, 10-month volunteer service program matching young professionals with development organizations. Fellows work on scalable and sustainable development projects in the fields of education, livelihoods, and public health. Fellows serve on an annual basis from September 1st to July 2nd with development organizations across India. Recent graduates ages 21-34 are eligible to apply.
The Churchill Scholarship Program enables young Americans to pursue graduate study in science, mathematics, and engineering at Churchill College, Cambridge University. A total of 15 one-year Churchill Scholarships are offered each year. The scholarship covers living expenses in addition to tuition and fees. Candidates must be US citizens who have earned a bachelor’s degree but not a doctorate. Applicants must be nominated by their undergraduate institution. The Churchill Foundation’s deadline is in mid-November. Each college may have earlier deadlines.
Winterthur Fellows conduct research in a broad range of scholarly topics and academic disciplines, including: material culture studies, social and cultural history, art history, literary studies, American studies, design history, the decorative arts, landscape architecture and design, consumer culture, and conservation studies. Academics, museum workers, independent scholars, and graduate students receive one- to three-month short-term fellowships, with stipends of $1,750 per month.
In her honor, Google is proud to honor Anita Borg's memory and support women in technology with the Women Techmakers Scholars Program. Google hopes to encourage women to excel in computing and technology and become active role models and leaders in the field. Women Techmakers Scholars recipients will each receive a $10,000 award for the 2019-2020 academic year. A group of female undergraduate and graduate students will be chosen from the applicant pool, and scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate's academic background and demonstrated leadership. Citizens, permanent residents, and international students are eligible to apply.
The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—into teaching in high-need secondary schools in Georgia and New Jersey. The Fellowship also works to change the way top teachers are prepared, partnering with colleges and universities that have agreed to provide fellows with innovative, yearlong classroom experiences, rigorous academic work, and ongoing mentoring. Graduating seniors and recent alums who are US citizens and permanent residents are eligible to apply.
WHO's Internship Program offers a wide range of opportunities for undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate students to gain insight in the technical and administrative programmes of WHO while enriching their knowledge and experience in the health field, thereby contributing to the advancement public health.
The duration of WHO internships is between six to twenty four weeks depending on the needs of the WHO technical unit and the intern’s availability. WHO internships are not paid and all costs of travel and accommodation are the responsibility of the intern candidate. Applicants must be at least 20 years of age, completed at least 3 years of study at a university, and their program of study must be related to the fields of public health, medical school, or social studies.