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Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program

The Rangel Program is a collaborative effort between Howard University and the U.S. State Department that seeks to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers as diplomats in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State. The program seeks individuals interested in helping to shape a freer, more secure and prosperous world through formulating, representing, and implementing U.S. foreign policy.

Charles Koch Institute Fellow and Internship Programs

The Charles Koch Institute is an educational organization focused on the importance of free societies and how they increase well-being for the overwhelming majority of people. Through the Institute’s professional education, research, and training programs, they work to prepare professionals for careers that improve well-being by advancing free societies.  For more than two decades, Charles G. Koch has given professionals and students the opportunity to turn their passion for liberty into careers through professional education programs.  Several programs might be of interest to W&L students.  Programs are offered in the fall, spring, and summer.

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

Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Grant for International Student Collaboration

A grant from the Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation in support of W&L’s strategic initiative in global learning will provide support for international student collaboration.

College Board’s Scholarship Search

The College Board’s Scholarship Search helps students find scholarships, financial aid, and internships.  To identify funding for study abroad, select “Study Abroad” under eligibility requirements on page 3 of the search criteria.

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals

The CBYX program annually provides yearlong fellowships covering two months of intensive German language training, a semester of study at German University or University of Applied Sciences, a five-month internship with a German company in the participant’s career field, housing, transatlantic airfare, health insurance, and a monthly stipend for living expenses.

Coro Summer Internship in Public Affairs

The Coro Kansas City Summer Internship in Public Affairs is offered through a partnership with Park University’s Hauptmann School for Public Affairs. The 10-week program is open to recent college graduates and to sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students from any college or university.  Coro Kansas City pays summer tuition for program participants and provides a stipend.

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

Davis-Putter Scholarships

The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund provides grants to students actively working for peace and justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to those able to do academic work at the university level and who are part of the progressive movement on the campus and in the community.  The first and most important qualification for a Davis-Putter Scholarship is active participation in struggles for civil rights, economic justice, international solidarity or other progressive issues.  Students are also evaluated on financial need and the ability to perform academically at the college level.

Department of Commerce Internship for Postsecondary Students

The mission of the Department of Commerce (DOC) Internship Program is to engage and empower developing leaders with a passion for public service. The program will expose students to opportunities in the Federal Government and the potential to find passion in a career in public service. Interns will gain unique experience though their placement in one of several DOC offices.  Applicants must demonstrate a strong interest in public policy, governmental affairs, public affairs, business and/or community engagement.

Fields of Study: Williams School
Opportunity Type: Summer, Work or Internship
Geographic Region: Domestic
Funding Option: Unpaid
Eligibility: First-Years, Juniors, Post-Grad, Seniors, Sophomores

Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD)

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is the largest funding organization in the world supporting the international exchange of students and scholars. Since it was founded in 1925, more than 1.5 million scholars in Germany and abroad have received DAAD funding. The funding offers range from a year abroad for undergraduates to doctoral programmes, from internships to visiting lectureships, and from information gathering visits to assisting with the establishment of new universities abroad.   

Diversity Abroad International Scholarship and Fellowship Directory

Diversity Abroad maintains a searchable website of international scholarships and fellowships.  There are additional resources available on the Study Abroad Financial Aid Center.

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