Application Deadline: Monday, April 15, 2019
The Ethics and the Common Good Project offers grant funding up to $3,500 to assist current students with the cost of living while interning for a mission-driven organization of their choice. The organization’s mission must be aligned with the Ethics and the Common Good Project’s mission and values, and the proposed internship must be an integral part of the students’ academic work. Priority given to Division II students on financial aid.
General Eligibility Requirements:
- You must be a current student at the time of the internship and returning to Hampshire as a student in the fall semester. If you plan to be on leave for the fall, it must be a field study leave and not a leave of absence.
- You must be in or entering Division II or first semester of Division III (expected completion date December 2018).
- Priority will be given to students receiving financial aid.
- You must complete a minimum of 200 hours of substantive, supervised work, which can be completed in a 6-10 week period.
- Internship placement must be at a mission-driven organization located in the United States or abroad
- Recipients must agree to these mandatory requirements:
- Attend a pre-internship training/orientation in April or early May
- Submit a mid-summer report and a comprehensive final report
- Participate in mid-summer conference call check-in
- Submit an internship evaluation form
A portion of your award will be held back until these requirements are complete.
Grant recipients are required to return any award received, in full, if they do not complete the internship as outlined in their proposal, along with the requirements listed above.
- Quality of proposed internship, including merit and feasibility.
- Demonstrated need for funding to pursue internship.
- Application clearly demonstrates alignment of internship and student’s academic work with the mission and values of the Ethics and the Common Good Project
Please use the Social Justice Summer Grant Application Process
You will need to submit:
- The online application
- Faculty statement of support
- Organization statement of support
All documents can be found on the Social Justice Summer Grant website.
Community Partner Sites
ECG is excited to promote the following community partners as possible internship sites this summer. The following organizations are community partners we have previously collaborated with and who are interested in working with students from the Hampshire community. We encourage you to reach out to these organizations in advance of the deadline to build a relationship and request a letter of support if you are interested in working with the organization. If you have any questions about connecting with the internship site, please contact Teal Van Dyck, Project Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org