Training All fellows will attend the five-week Venture Fellow Training Camp held at Brown University. Company Placement Two years of work at a start-up or early stage company in one of VFA’s Partner Cities. Programming and Capstone Regular assignments, readings, and meetings throughout the two-year fellowship, in addition to a $100k prize at the conclusion [...]
Since 1980, SEO has provided underrepresented college students of color (Black, Hispanic, Native American) with paid, summer internships in competitive industries. Through training, mentoring, networking, and support, over 75% of eligible interns have received full-time offers after graduation. Internships are available in all fields. Sophomore, Juniors, and Seniors graduating in December are eligible to apply. [...]
The Williams School, in collaboration with Hollins University, sponsors an eight week program the combines classroom study and internships with firms in and around London. Students are matched with businesses and not-for-profits based upon their professional interests. Students also take two courses during the summer term. There is a fee for participation in the program, [...]
The Beinecke Scholarship is awarded to twenty juniors nationwide who demonstrate both some form of financial need (no matter how small) and a clear interest in continuing their studies at the graduate level. Reserved for students in the arts, humanities, and social sciences, Beinecke scholarships provide each recipient with over $30,000 to cover the costs of tuition and fees accrued during one’s graduate career.
SIT Study Abroad awarded $750,000 in scholarships in 2010. About one-third of scholarship applicants receive financial assistance to participate in our programs. Only SIT Study Abroad participants can be considered for SIT Study Abroad scholarships. Awards generally range from $500 to $5,000 for semester programs, and $300 to $3,000 for summer programs. Financial need is a primary consideration for all of our scholarship decisions.
From time to time, the Government Finance Officers Association invites highly motivated graduate students to participate in our Research and Consulting Center’s internship program, focusing upon the following areas: financial management, budgeting, performance measurement, and information technology. The program is designed to provide graduate students an opportunity to complement their academic studies and interests with practical work experience on topics of concern to GFOA’s membership. Interns may work directly with governmental consulting clients, conduct research on government financial management topics and/or write articles or chapters for GFOA publications. When available, internships are typically for one full semester (approximately 10-12 weeks). Individuals interested in a second internship may qualify upon a review of RCC’s needs at the conclusion of the first internship. Applicants should have excellent research, writing, analytic, and computer and interpersonal skills.
Scholarship Overview: The John L. Carey Scholarship provides financial assistance to liberal arts and non-business degree holders who are pursuing both graduate studies in accounting and the CPA licensure. This award is funded by the AICPA Foundation and is intended to encourage students with little or no previous accounting education to consider professional accounting careers.
The AICPA Minority Scholarship awards outstanding minority students to encourage their selection of accounting as a major and their ultimate entry into the profession. Funding is provided by the AICPA Foundation, with contributions from the New Jersey Society of CPAs and Robert Half International. For four decades, this program has provided over $14.6 million in scholarships to approximately 8,000 accounting scholars.
Students in their sophomore year are eligible to compete for internships with companies in a variety of industries. The positions are supported by several W&L alums and other friends of the University. In addition to sponsoring these internships, these alums agree to serve as professional mentors for participating students and to assist the students in establishing a network of useful business contacts beyond the sponsoring firm. In many cases, the alums assist the intern in securing an internship with a different firm following the junior year and in securing permanent placement following graduation.
The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) offers fellowships (up to $23,000) and grants (normally $5,000) to individuals to pursue research or study in one or more Scandinavian country for up to one year. The number of awards varies each year according to total funds available. Over $300,000 is available for the 2011-12 competition. Awards are made in all fields.