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Fields of Study: Williams School

A. Paul Knight Internship Program in Conservation

The A. Paul Knight program was established in memory of Paul Knight of the class of 1986 who was killed in Yellowstone Park in June 1985. Paul was the son of Albert F. Knight, a 1951 graduate of the Washington and Lee Law School. Paul was an anthropology major who had worked with Professor John McDaniel on several field projects in archaeology. The program is designed to fund projects that further the protection of the environment or provide ecologically sound outdoor recreational opportunities.  Undergraduate students from any major and law students interested in the environment are eligible for the Knight Internship.

Academy of Television Summer Internship Program

The Television Academy Foundation’s summer Internship Program provides over 40 industry-wide internships to college students nationwide. The program gives both undergraduate and graduate students in-depth exposure to professional television production during an eight-week summer period in Los Angeles.

Fields of Study: Fine Arts, Journalism, Law School, Williams School
Opportunity Type: Summer, Work or Internship
Geographic Region: Domestic
Funding Option: Paid
Eligibility: First-Years, Non-US Citizens, Juniors, Law Students, Post-Grad, Seniors, Sophomores

Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance

The mission of the Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance (formerly American Society of Women Accountants) is to enable women in all accounting and related fields to achieve their full personal, professional and economic potential and to contribute to the future development of their profession.

Fields of Study: Williams School
Opportunity Type: Grant or Fellowship, Tuition Scholarship
Geographic Region: Domestic
Funding Option: Paid
Eligibility: Juniors, Minority/Underrepresented Groups, Seniors, Sophomores, Women

Adobe Internships

As an Adobe intern for a summer, a semester, or an academic year, you’ll get paid to work side by side with some of the most talented professionals in the digital media and marketing space, make valuable contributions to business-critical projects, and leave better prepared to ace your academic pursuits.  Adobe internships include competitive salary and holiday pay, fun social events, chances to participate in community service projects, opportunities to make career contacts, and, as an added bonus, employee discounts on Adobe products.  Internships are offered at Adobe offices in San Jose and San Francisco, California; Seattle, Washington; Lehi, Utah; and other key areas around the world.

Fields of Study: Fine Arts, Journalism, Sciences and Math, Williams School
Opportunity Type: Summer, Work or Internship
Geographic Region: Domestic, International
Funding Option: Paid
Eligibility: First-Years, Juniors, Non-US Citizens, Sophomores

AICPA John L. Carey Scholarship

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.

Fields of Study: Fine Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Williams School
Opportunity Type: Grant or Fellowship, Study, Tuition Scholarship
Geographic Region: Domestic
Funding Option: Paid
Eligibility: Post-Grad, Seniors

AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students

The AICPA Minority Scholarship awards outstanding minority students to encourage their selection of accounting as a major and their ultimate entry into the profession.  Recipients receive individual awards of $5,000 per academic year.  These outstanding students demonstrate exceptional academic achievement, leadership and commitment to pursuing the CPA.

Fields of Study: Williams School
Opportunity Type: Grant or Fellowship, Study, Tuition Scholarship
Geographic Region: Domestic
Funding Option: Paid
Eligibility: First-Years, Juniors, Minority/Underrepresented Groups, Post-Grad, Seniors, Sophomores

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

AG Bell  offers several scholarships for full-time students who have a pre-lingual bilateral hearing loss in the moderately-severe to profound range, use listening and spoken language, and who are pursuing a bachelors, masters or doctorate (not law or public policy) degree at an accredited mainstream college or university. This is a merit-based scholarship program and award selection is extremely competitive

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation German Chancellor Fellowship

The German Chancellor Fellowship allows recent university graduates to spend one year conducting a project of their design with the host of their choice in Germany. The project can be in any field, but should be research-based and create a positive social impact. Benefits include full financial support, a language course, and a study tour culminating with meeting Chancellor Angela Merkel.  German language proficiency is not required.

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Grants

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) has a long and distinguished history of advancing educational and professional opportunities for women in the United States and around the globe.  One of the world’s largest sources of funding for graduate women, AAUW provides funding for more than 245 fellowships and grants to outstanding women and nonprofit organizations.

American Bar Association Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund

The ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship grants 20 incoming racially and ethnically diverse law students with $15,000 of financial assistance over the course of their three years in law school.  These exceptional recipients have overcome adversity, proven themselves through academic success and public service, and demonstrated the tenacity to excel within the profession. All of the Scholars have committed themselves to public service either prior to, during, or after law school. From volunteering with at-risk youth to participating in their firm’s pro bono projects, these Scholars are serving the needs of those within their community.

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