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Global Internship Scholarship

Global Interns are automatically considered for scholarship funding. Do not fill out an application.

The scholarship awards range from $100-$3,000 and are awarded during the semester in which a student completes their internship. The amount of the scholarship will vary based on the country, internship costs, and financial need. Additional factors such as number of applicants and prior academic record will also be considered. Scholarships are available to students who secure a Hinckley global internship or set up their own global internship and have it approved by the Hinckley Institute.

IMPORTANT: Students who graduate from the University of Utah are eligible to complete a Hinckley internship during the semester following graduation if they register for credit, but they 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.

Scholarship Requirements:

  • Must be a degree-seeking student at the University of Utah

  • Student must participate in a global internship 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


Other Scholarship Opportunities

Learning Abroad Scholarships

Students who participate in a Hinckley Global Internship are also eligible for scholarship funding through the Learning Abroad office. Students must apply separately to these scholarships. Note the application deadlines for LA scholarships and don’t miss out on valuable funding opportunities. Visit the Learning Abroad website for more information.

The Gilman Scholarship Program

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, this scholarship provides funding to undergraduates with limited financial means to study or intern abroad and to aid students who are historically underrepresented in international programs. Scholarship of up to $5,000 are awarded but may vary depending on need. Learn More.

USHE International Internship Scholarship Program (USHE IISP):

The Utah System of Higher Education is offering scholarships to students enrolled in internship programs for credit through their home institutions. Students at the University of Utah who participate in Hinckley Global Internships qualify for a USHE scholarship for up to $5000 per semester. For more information and to apply, visit USHE IISP.

Additional Funding:


Apply for federal student aid by completing a FAFSA form. Contact the Financial Aid Office for more information.


Step Up funding supports U undergraduate students who take unpaid, or significantly underpaid, internships in the nonprofit or government sectors within the state of Utah. Learn more.


Search for additional funding through the U’s scholarship database and access thousands of dollars in additional student aid. Learn more.


Academic scholarships are offered annually through the Hinckley Institute to students of all majors and academic levels. Learn more.