Funding your internship pt.2.

Update to the previous post, more possible scholarships:

  • Intern Service Award – Amount: $1,000. Deadline: Dec. 31st annually. Open to all interns at non-profit organizations. Apply to Asia Times.
  • Women’s Leadership Scholarship – Amount: $1,000. Deadline: March 31st annually. Offered to high-achieving women, working as an intern in a non-profit. Apply to AirSafe Research.
  • EU International Intern Scholarship – Amount: $1,000. Deadline: Dec. 31st annually. Open to U.S. and international students, working as interns at a non-profit. Apply to EU Business.
  • Minority College Scholarship – Amount: $1,000. Deadline: March 15th annually. Available to minority students with GPA above 3.0, interning at a non-profit organization. Apply to PakTribune.

 

Funding Your Internship

Finding financial support for your long-term stay abroad can be, politely speaking, quite challenging sometimes. However, money should never be the reason to skip the invaluable experience of working and learning in the Amazon rainforest. Here you can find possible ways to fund your internship overseas!

 

YOUR UNIVERSITY

Many universities are offering aid or grants for internships. Speak with you study counselor about different possibilities for funding your trip!

 

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION

Sometimes there are governmental aids for studying / doing an internship abroad. Check the website of Ministry of Education of your home country AND of your destination country.

 

POSSIBLE SCHOLARSHIPS

 

Anne E. Borghesani Memorial Prize

Deadline: 24.02.2017

Requirements: GPA over 2.8, U.S. Citizens preferred

 

Borewn Scholarship

Requirements: Only U.S. Citizens.

 

Christianson Grant

Requirements : Only U.S. Citizens between the ages of 18 and 28.

 

Community Impact Grant

Requirements: Only U.S. Citizens

 

Go Overseas Study or Intern Abroad Scholarship

Amount: $500

Requirements: You have to be enrolled in an American institution.

 

LIVFund

Amount: $500

Every month, LIVFund awards two scolarships for students interested interning or volunteering in Latin America.

 

Whitaker international program

Requirements: Only U.S. Citizens, Be in the field of biomedical engineering/bioengineering or a closely-related field.

 

In addition, to keep you busy for the rest of the evening, here are a few scholarship search engines with thousands of scholarships to apply for:

FastWeb

Grants.gov

IIE Passport

Mach25 Scholarship Search

Scholarship Portal

 

Crowd Funding platforms to fund anything you can possible imagine:

FundRazr

GoGetFunding

 

Best of luck!

Matti Laukkanen