Internships and Scholarship Opportunities: Fall 2017 Edition

This Fall 2017 semester offers several life, finance, and career enhancing opportunities for you to consider and apply for. HACU Internships – Paid semester and summer internships in the Washington DC area. The website currently has old deadlines, but use them as a guideline. Their application system opened on September 1. The Córdova y Fernós Congressional Internship Program – Paid semester long internships in Washington DC. Smithsonian Internship Programs – Paid semester and summer internships in the Smithsonian museums in Washington DC. Fulbright U.S. Student International Exchange Program – Pays for an academic year of study, research, creative work, or … Read more…

Internships, Scholarships, and Other Opportunities: Spring 2017 Update

This Spring 2017 semester offers several life enhancing (and finance enhancing) opportunities for you to consider and apply for. HACU Internships – deadline for paid internships. Deadlines: Summer: February 15. Fall: June 9. HACU Scholarships – HACU offers various scholarships sponsored by companies. Deadlines and requirements vary. Hispanic Scholarship Fund – $500-5,000 scholarships for undergraduate and graduate study next academic year. Deadline: March 30, 2017. Universia’s scholarship search engine This blog regularly reports on opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, which you can always explore using the scholarships and internships tags. To stay up to date, you can subscribe to … Read more…

Scholarships, Internships, and Exchange Programs: Fall 2016 Update

As you settle into your Fall semester routine and have a little time to plan ahead for your future, you might want to take a look at some scholarship, internship, and exchange program opportunities available to you. This blog regularly reports on opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, which you can always explore using the scholarships and internships tags. To stay up to date, you can subscribe to this blog via e-mail (you’ll receive 2-3 messages per week from our server Tron), like our Facebook page, or follow our Twitter account. Here are some opportunities and resources worth highlighting at … Read more…

Fulbright 2016 Competition

The Fulbright U.S. Student program fully funds a year of graduate study, research, or teaching English abroad. See the following post in the Fulbright @ UPRM blog for details. Of special interest to graduating English majors is the English Teaching Assistant program, which sends you to a country of your choice to teach English for a year. MAEE graduate students are considered overqualified for this specific type of program. There are benefits to applying to this highly competitive award. Last year, one of our students applied for a Fulbright award to do graduate studies at a university in Canada, and … Read more…

Scholarships for Graduate Studies in Mexico

BECAS CLACSO-CONACYT • EDICIÓN 2016 – B Para realizar maestrías y doctorados en Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades en universidades mexicanas investigando sobre temas vinculados al país de origen del estudiante Con el fin de fomentar la cooperación internacional con países de América Latina y el Caribe, el Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO) anuncia el lanzamiento de la Convocatoria 2016-B de las becas CLACSO-CONACYT para realizar estudios de posgrado en Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades, en universidades mexicanas investigando sobre temas vinculados al país de origen del estudiante. CIERRE DE INSCRIPCIONES: 30 DE SEPTIEMBRE DE 2016 Consultas: becasconacyt@clacso.edu.ar Ver convocatoria: www.clacso.org.ar/concursos_convocatorias/concursos_convocatorias_ … Read more…

Internado Arturo Morales Carrión

There’s a wonderful paid internship opportunity in Washington DC for the Fall 2016 semester. It’s called the Internado Arturo Morales Carrión and its deadline is July 20, 2016. Its focus is international relations: an area that is quite accessible to English majors interested in careers in diplomacy, translation, and other related occupations. Here’s a link to brief news coverage about this program and a link to the Puerto Rico Department of State page about this and other internships. They will be awarding 5 internships to students in Puerto Rico. Here’s a link to a pdf of the call with all … Read more…

Six Scholarships to Study at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Did you know that there’s a yearly scholarship to send 6 students from the UPR system to study a semester at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM)? This scholarship program between the UPR system, the UAM, and the Banco Santander fully funds (including travel and a generous stipend) 4 undergraduate and 2 graduate students every year, for the Spring semester (January to June). The deadline for the Spring 2017 competition is June 30. Here are the details.

UPRAA Scholarship Opportunity

Here’s an interesting scholarship opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at any UPR campus. It covers tuition costs for the next academic year. Here’s a link to the Association of University of Puerto Rico Alumni and Friends Abroad (UPRAA) website. You can read the guidelines and application form are available on their page and with this link. The deadline is May 13.  

Paid Internship and Scholarship Opportunities for English Students

Did you know that most English majors and graduate students are eligible to apply for a $500-$5,000 scholarship every year? The Hispanic Scholarship Fund has scholarship programs for Hispanic high school, college, and graduate students who will be enrolled next academic year. The application process is simple, but requires writing an essay– English students can do this in their sleep– filling in a FAFSA, getting transcripts, and requesting faculty recommendations. The deadline is March 30. Did you know that there’s an internship program that pays $300 per week and has opportunities in the Summer and every semester? The HACU National … Read more…

Nationally Competitive Scholarships and Fellowships

Attention English Department undergraduate and graduate students. This resource is full of great opportunities for funding that you should seriously consider and apply to every year, if necessary. Scholarships for undergraduates: Gates Millenium Scholarship (first year students only, deadline January 13) Summer Research Opportunity (SROP) Hispanic Scholarship Fund (competition opens on January 15) FreeApp (Application Fee Waivers on Select Graduate Schools) HACU Scholarships HACU National Internship Program Fulbright US Student Program (apply at the beginning of your graduating year) Fulbright@UPRM Graduate studies sponsored by Fulbright Scholarships for graduate students: Hispanic Scholarship Fund (competition opens on January 15) Fulbright US Student … Read more…

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