The Evans School has several different fellowship awards for enrolled students pursuing unpaid or low-paid full-time summer internships. You can apply to more than one fellowship if it fits the description of your internship, but you are only eligible to receive one award. The fellowships are variable in amount. The application deadline for summer 2013 awards is April 26, 2013.
The Jennifer Dunn-Thomson Fellowship: one award of $5,000 is available in 2013, to be given to an Evans School student who exemplifies the leadership and commitment to public service in the political arena illustrated by Jennifer Dunn-Thomson. Preference given to a student conducting an internship working with state or federal elected officials, particularly across party lines or within organizations or offices affiliated with the Republican Party. Learn more about Dunn-Thomson on the Washington Secretary of State's Legacy Project website.
The Hubert G. Locke Fellowship in Social Justice (DOMESTIC ONLY): two awards of $2,000 are available in 2013, to be given to students pursuing internships with domestic organizations devoted to social justice and working to address the problems, issues, and needs confronting the poor and dispossessed. Students and organizations working in urban inner city or economically depressed rural communities are of special interest and preference is given to local organizations. Awards are given each year in honor of Dean Emeritus Hubert G. Locke and his concerns for justice in our society.
The Elaine Chang Endowed Fellowship for International Peace & Development (INTERNATIONAL): one award of $1,200 is available in 2013, to be given to a student conducting an internship in international development and peace issues. The fellowships are funded throught the Elaine Chang Endowment. Preference is given to students with internships outside of the U.S.
The Nancy Bell Evans Center on Nonprofits & Philanthropy Fellowship: one award of $2,000 is available in 2013, to be given to a student pursuing a domestic internship at a nonprofit or philanthropic organization focused on the arts, community development, education, the environment, health, sector research, social justice, or social services. The fellowships are funded through the Nancy Bell Evans Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy.
The Class Gift Fellowship: one award of $1,500 is available in 2013, to be given to a student pursuing an internship at environmental, community development, international, or social and educational development nonprofit or public-sector agency. The fellowships are funded through gifts from Evans School alumni.
- Applicants must be currently enrolled Evans School students, graduating in December 2013 or later.
- Students must not have yet fulfilled the Evans School internship requirement and must not have received an internship waiver.
- Preference is given to students without significant previous work experience.
- Students may develop their own internship opportunity or apply for a currently advertised unpaid/low-paid internship that fits the award criteria.
- Students can apply for any award for which they meet the stated requirements; but no student will receive more than one award.
- Awards are available in June and are intended to support full-time summer internships of 400-480 hours.
- Students who receive an award must attend the Annual Evans School Fellowship event in spring 2014 and write a thank you note to the fellowship donor.
- Submit a complete application by April 26, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. to the Special Fellowships Committee, 109 Parrington Hall.
Please note that preference for fellowships will be given to students who have yet to complete their Evans School internship requirement, who do not have significant work experience, and whose internship costs are offset by the organization or other secured funds.
For more information contact Evans School Career Services at email@example.com or 206.616.1609.