DC Internship Scholarship
Washington, DC Interns are automatically considered for scholarship funding. Do not fill out an application.
The Hinckley Institute provides subsidized housing to interns working in Washington, DC. Housing rates vary depending on room selection.
Unpaid interns also receive a scholarship of $500 per month for the duration of the semester.
All interns accepted to the DC program are eligible for this funding, there is no need to submit a secondary application.
FEDERAL STUDENT AID
Apply for federal student aid by completing a FAFSA form. Contact the Financial Aid Office for more information.
Funding for Unpaid and Underpaid Student Internships supports U students who take unpaid, or significantly under-paid, internships in the nonprofit and government sectors. Learn more.
Search for additional funding through the U’s scholarship database and access thousands of dollars in additional student aid. Learn more.
National (non-DC) Internship Scholarship
The Hinckley Institute provides academic credit for students who participate in qualifying national internships outside the DC area through our Set Up Your Own program. Scholarship amounts for this program range from $500-$1,000 depending on the application and need assessment. Interns must apply two weeks before the internship start date.
IMPORTANT: Interns who have already graduated from the University of Utah are NOT eligible for scholarship funding. We accordingly recommend students interested in interning at the end of their senior year to defer graduation for one semester so that they can qualify for scholarship funding.
Must be a degree-seeking student at the University of Utah
Student must participate in a national internship outside of Washington, DC, and be registered for HNKLY credit
Must be a U.S. citizen, lawfully present in the U.S., or have graduated from a Utah high school.
Cumulative 3.0 GPA
*Scholarship funds will be released approx. two weeks after the start of the semester.
FALL 2023 DEADLINE: JULY 30, 2023