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 [...]
is designed to attract outstanding young people to careers in international development as USAID Foreign Service Officers. The Payne Fellowship Program provides benefits valued at up to $90,000 over two years toward a two-year master’s degree, arranges internships on Capitol Hill and at USAID missions overseas, and provides professional development and support activities. Fellows who [...]
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 John and Mimi Elrod Fellowship places recent Washington and Lee undergraduates in paid positions with innovative public service organizations that address significant social issues such as healthcare, law, education, economic development and housing. In turn, non-profit and government organizations receive access to a pool of highly qualified and help them explore the public sector. The Elrod Fellowship is based on the model set by Princeton University’s Project 55 and other affiliates of The Alumni Network (TAN), an association of 22 alumni-based public interest programs that includes Dartmouth College, and Washington and Lee, Georgetown, Harvard, Bucknell and Stanford universities. Princeton’s Project 55 was created in 1989 by the university’s Class of 1955 and Project 55′s Public Interest Program (PIP) began in 1989 with eight, year-long fellows. Since its inception, the PIP has placed more than 1,000 individuals in non-profit organizations nationwide.
In 2010, the Foundation expects to award 80 scholarships of up to $5000 and 50 honorable mentions of $350 to sophomore and junior level college students committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native American health care.
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.
Washington and Lee University is pleased to offer the John M. Gunn International Scholarship to international students of exceptional academic, personal and professional promise. It offers one full year of study at Washington and Lee University. Students must demonstrate financial need in order to qualify for full funding.
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.