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School of Sustainability Internship Scholarship

The School of Sustainability Internship Scholarship program provides funds to help support undergraduate sustainability students completing an unpaid capstone internship with a non-profit organization (which may include NGO’s, government organizations, and education institutions).

The School of Sustainability uses one internship scholarship application form to apply for funding. Students may be considered for one of the following awards, depending on the focus of the internship.

Stafford Internship Scholarship supports students pursuing sustainability-focused unpaid internships with non-profit organizations.

Stardust Center for Affordable Homes and the Family Scholarship: Supports students completing an unpaid internship with a locally-based non-profit organization that focuses on the need for quality, affordable housing as well as healthy communities in the State of Arizona. Stardust recognizes the vital connection between healthy communities and access to stable, decent, and affordable housing and seeks to connect the dots among housing, health, food access and transportation (even shade) to help craft regional integrated solutions leading to happy healthy communities.

The scholarship assists students in meeting costs associated with tuition/fees, books, and living expenses. Awards are not guaranteed and are subject to the availability of funds.

  • Amount: $2,000
  • Deadline: December 1 for Spring, May 1 for Summer, and August 1 for Fall
  • Award term: Spring 2023, Summer 2023, Fall 2024
  • Academic level: Junior and senior capstone eligible students
  • Eligibility: This application is only available to current undergraduate degree-seeking students enrolled in the School of Sustainability who are in good standing and plan on pursuing an unpaid capstone internship with a non-profit organization. The student needs to have a qualifying internship and be enrolled in SOS 484: Capstone Internship (4) during the semester the scholarship is awarded. Scholarships are awarded with both merit and need considered. To determine financial need, a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is an indicator used to determine need. Complete the FAFSA in order to be considered for financial need-based scholarships.
  • Essay: Students should answer essay prompts based on their experiences. It is important that students spend time preparing meaningful responses to these questions and pay attention to spelling, grammar, and paragraph structure.
  • Reference: Applicants will be asked to include the name and contact information of a faculty member or instructor who has agreed to serve as a reference.

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