Black Girl 44 Scholarships for Summer 2021 Internships

The Black Girl 44 Scholarship was created by former Obama White House alum Deesha Dyer to encourage the pursuit of internships in politics and public service. Thanks to generous contributors from across the Obama administration, this private and independent initiative will award ten $1,000 scholarships to Black/African-American undergraduate women who have earned an internship in politics or public service across the nation for Summer 2021.


  • Must be a Black/African-American woman enrolled in an accredited college/university (which includes but is not limited to undergraduate four-year programs, community colleges, vocational and trade schools) or graduated within the last year.
  • We recognize, respect and welcome applicants that also use pronouns they/them/theirs.
  • Must have a Summer 2021 internship in politics or public service secured (can be a virtual internship)
  • Must have a demonstrated interest in politics and public service through their studies and past internships.
  • Must have a letter of recommendation & resume

The deadline to apply is May 1, 2021 at 11:59pm ET. 

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