Student Research & Internship Opportunities

Adobe Research Women in Technology Scholarship

Application Deadline 10-31-2018

Scholarship Description: One part of creating the best products is bringing a diverse group of people together. To bring more gender diversity to the technology industry, we are pleased to invite applications for the inaugural Adobe Research Women-in-Technology Scholarship. The Adobe Research Women-in-Technology Scholarship recognizes outstanding undergraduate female students anywhere in the world who are studying computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field. Applicants may not have a close relative working for Adobe Research. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

AFWM Ford Empowering America Scholarship

Application Deadline May 1, 2019

Scholarship Description: The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) and Ford Motor Company Fund are looking for female undergraduate or graduate students to make a short video profiling an influential and/or inspirational woman in their community or from the Ford Empowering America booklet. The winning applicant will receive a $3,000 and will also have the opportunity to create a video honoring one of the women from the Empowering America list or a woman from her own community. There is also a $2,000 prize for the runner-up. The winner and her profiled individual will also receive a $350 flight credit and a complimentary ticket to "Women In" event at the National Association of Broadcasters Conference in Las Vegas. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. Contact: Scholarship Committee

1250 24th St. NW Suite 300 Washington, DC 20037  202-750-3664 

NASA History Program Office Spring 2019 Internships 

Application Deadline: Oct. 1, 2018

The NASA History Program Office is seeking undergraduate and graduate students for spring 2019 internships. The History Division maintains archival materials to answer research questions. It edits and publishes several books and monographs each year, and it maintains websites and social media featuring NASA history. Strong research, writing, and editing skills are essential to the internship. Students of all majors are welcome to apply.

 NASA Internships -- Fall 2018 Session

NASA is currently accepting applications for fall 2018 internships. Students should complete applications as soon as possible to increase the possibility of selection. Offers will be extended throughout the month of June. The fall semester is 16 weeks long; internships begin in late August or early September, depending on the location. NASA Internships provide students at all types of institutions access to a portfolio of opportunities offered agency-wide.

Davidson Fellowships

Scholarships for students with a project in the STEM or humanities fields that have the potential to make a positive contribution to society. 

CIA Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Application Deadline: August 14, 2018 

Full-time students can spend their summer breaks working with the Central Intelligence Agency in Washington, D.C., doing meaningful work related to their major. Requires 3.0 GPA, 1000 SAT/21 ACT, and sufficient financial need.

Dr. Aura-Lee A. and James Hobbs Pittenger American History Scholarship

Application Deadline February 15, 2019

The Dr. Aura-Lee A. and James Hobbs Pittenger American History Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school students who will pursue an undergraduate degree with a concentrated study of a minimum of 24 credit hours in American History and American Government. Renewal is conditional upon maintenance of a GPA of 3.25.  This scholarship is renewable. This award is intended to promote the study of our country's history among our finest students. U.S. Citizens residing abroad may apply through a Units Overseas Chapter. The Dr. Aura-Lee A. and James Hobbs Pittenger American History Scholarship is an award of $2,000 each year for up to four years with annual transcript review by the National Chairman required for renewal.

BHW Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 15, 2019

The BWH Group offers a scholarship for women who are pursuing an undergraduate or master's degree and are majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM fields) during the current school year. Applicants must write an essay between 500-800 words on either of the following topics: Tell us about your favorite app and what you like about it, and tell us about a time an app played a significant role in improving your day. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

 B.A. Rudolph Foundation STEM Scholarship 

Application Deadline (April 4, 2019) 


Scholarship Description:  The B.A. Rudolph Foundation Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Scholarship is intended for female undergraduate students preparing to enter a profession in the sciences, who are applying to or have secured an unpaid or underpaid summer position in a related field. Applicants must be rising juniors, seniors, or be recent college graduates. Applicants must, therefore, demonstrate financial need in their application. The financial award consists of $1,600 per month (4 weeks) for the length of the individual’s summer position and therefore will be calculated for each accepted scholar. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.


Best Foot Forward 2018 Scholarship 

Application Deadline (August 15, 2018)

Scholarship Description: This scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate college students with a 3.0 or higher GPA who are bettering themselves through education. The application includes an essay section to tell us about your academic goals and how those goals will help you leave your mark on the world; the introduction is to be 100-200 words, and the essay is to be 500-1000 words. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Excellence in Service Leadership Award 

Application Deadline February 15, 2018

Scholar Serve recognizes and supports college and graduate students who apply their knowledge to serving others in their communities.  In addition to the recognition, the organization matches recipients to mentors who assist with their service initiatives and provide career guidance.


Hampton Roads Pride Business Scholarship  

Application Deadline January 05, 2019

Scholarship Description: In support of the LGBT business community, Hampton Roads Pride and Wells Fargo have partnered to offer a $2500 scholarship to an eligible student who identifies as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning (LGBTQ), or is an LGBTQ ally. The scholarship is open to students who are currently a junior or senior at an accredited college or university in Virginia majoring in business and have at least a 3.5 GPA. For more details and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

 NSA Scholarship Foundation Awards

Application Deadline March 31, 2019

 Scholarship Description: The NSA Scholarship Foundation works to build career paths into and within the accounting profession. With its scholarship awards, the Foundation assists dedicated students who are committed to a career in accounting by providing financial assistance to support their education. With its educational grant program, the Foundation supports professional development and educational activities to expand the body of knowledge within today’s practitioner community.

 Virginia Commonwealth Award Program

Scholarship Description: The purpose of the Virginia Commonwealth Award is to assist undergraduate students with financial need and graduate students to pay part of their college costs. In order for an undergraduate student to be eligible for an award, a student must be admitted into a Virginia public two or four-year college/university, be enrolled at least half-time in an approved degree, certificate, or diploma program and be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen. Applicants must be a domiciliary resident of Virginia as defined by the Code of Virginia 23-7.4 and demonstrate financial need as determined by the institution. In order for a graduate student to be eligible for an award, a student must be enrolled full-time in an approved graduate degree program at a participating public Virginia college or university and meet requirements established by the granting institution. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

 Fall- and Spring-Semester Internships for Undergraduates and Graduate Students

Application Deadline: October 14, 2018

Current students and recent graduates can learn about museum practice and gain professional skills in a variety of fields through unpaid internships at The Met Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters during the academic year. These internships require a minimum commitment of twelve hours per week for at least ten weeks. Internships in the Department of Scientific Research require a two-semester or six-month commitment, for at least twelve hours per week. Academic credit may be arranged for interns at their schools' discretion.

Churchill Scholarship

Application Deadline: November 1, 2018

The Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States accepts nominations for the Churchill Scholarship from a limited number of Participating Institutions. If you are interested in applying, you should first contact the scholarship office at your undergraduate institution. Each institution will have an internal application deadline some weeks in advance of the Foundation nomination deadline.