Summer of Service in DC- Feb. 10 Priority Deadline

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Summer of Service + Community Leadership in Washington, DC

The Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service is  looking for students with a passion for service to join the Summer Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service in Washington, DC. The priority deadline is coming up on February 10, while the final application deadline is March 16.

This is an academic internship program for undergraduates interested in a summer experience making a community impact. The program equips students with the practical and ethical tools needed for students to strengthen their leadership and professional skills.

Given their demonstrated commitment to civic engagement and service, special scholarship consideration is granted to Campus Compact students.

The Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service awards almost 1 million dollars in scholarship funding annually and awards are made on the basis of financial need and merit. this year, the Institute announced the inaugural Outstanding Student Leader Scholarship awards that will provide full scholarships to 4 students to attend the program this summer. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is February 10. More information on the selection criteria and the application process may be found here: www.DCinternships.org/StudentLeader

Here’s the information:
Summer of Service + Community Leadership in Washington, DC
www.DCinternships.org/IPVS
Summer 2016 | 4 and 8 Week Options

*Guaranteed Internships – Courses for Credit – Housing in DC – Service Projects
*Priority Deadline for Scholarships: February 10, 2016
*Final Deadline: March 16, 2016
*Generous Scholarship Funding Available

How will you make a difference this summer?

Join the millions of volunteers, public servants and nonprofit professionals who heard the call to serve in the nation’s capital.

The Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service offers you a chance to make an impact this summer. Spend either 4 or 8 weeks this summer taking action while getting a hands-on learning experience in the nation’s capital. Your internship will put you on the front-lines working to solve local and national issues.

The comprehensive program sponsored by The Fund for American Studies include:

• A guaranteed internship placement with a local or national nonprofit organization
• Courses for transferable credit from George Mason University
• Furnished housing conveniently located close to Metro rail stations and key attractions in Washington
• Organized service projects and fundraising activities to impact the Washington, DC community
• Networking events, exclusive briefings, guest speakers and a mentor program

PAST INTERNSHIP SITES
Below you’ll find just a sampling of our past internship sites:
• American Institute for Cancer Research
• Bread for the City
• Capital Area Food Bank
• First Book
• Food and Friends
• Latino Economic Development Center
• Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship
• Student Conservation Association
• YMCA of the National Capital Area
• Youth Service America

APPLY TODAY
Students will be accepted on a rolling basis until the final deadline of March 16, 2016. Applicants are encouraged to apply for the priority deadline of February 10, 2016 to receive preference in admissions and scholarship consideration, as well as internship placement. We award almost 1 million dollars in scholarship funding annually and awards are made on the basis of financial need and merit.

FULL SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE
Applicants may apply for a full scholarship through the Outstanding Student Leader Scholarship awards program. 4 will be available for Summer 2016. More information may be found here: www.DCinternships.org/StudentLeader

For more information and to be begin an online application, please visit www.DCinternships.org. Questions may be directed to IPVS@tfas.org or 202.986.0384.

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