APPLY NOW: Nunn School Grants for Unpaid Internships and Professional Development – Spring 2022

Do you have an unpaid spring internship or an academic seminar or conference you are attending? Do you need financial support to defray costs related to accepting unpaid internships or conference registration this spring?

The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs is providing a fixed number of grants up to $1,000 to support students participating in unpaid spring semester internships or attending academic seminars and conferences. You must be an enrolled INTA, IAML, EIA, MSIA, MSISEC, MSIAST, or DRIAST student at the time of application and during the spring 2022 semester.

The deadline to complete the online application for the Spring 2022 Semester is December 13, 2021.

To access the online application, click here.


Can I apply for the internship grant if I already have funding?
Unpaid is defined as not receiving a salary or stipend from the employer. If you have a salary or stipend from the employer, you are not eligible to receive funding from the Nunn School grant.

Can I apply for the professional development grant if I already have funding?
If you have funding from the sponsoring organization, you are not eligible to receive funding from the Nunn School grant.

If I have a remote/virtual internship am I eligible for a grant?
Remote/Virtual internships and conferences/workshops offered for Spring 2022 are eligible.

How can I enroll during the spring semester if I’ll have an internship?
You must register the internship through the Career Center. Be sure to adhere to those instructions and deadlines.

I don’t have an internship offer yet; or, I haven’t registered for a conference/workshop yet, can I still apply?
Yes, you are welcome to apply. You will be required to submit an official offer letter or confirmation of registration/invoice before any grant funds will be disbursed. You will also be responsible for any associated enrollment fees applied to your account before the distribution of grant funds.

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