HBCU SCHOLAR RECOGNITION PROGRAM
The White House Initiative on Educational Equity, Excellence and Economic Development through Historically Black Colleges and Universities (Initiative) is excited to announce our HBCU Scholar Recognition Program, a student recognition program designed to honor current HBCU students for their excellence, i.e., successfully preparing to compete for top opportunities that improve standards of living in their communities.
The HBCU Scholar Recognition Program will help form the next generation of leaders who exhibit and champion HBCU excellence. The Initiative will select HBCU Scholars for their:
- Academic Achievement: established classroom performance;
- Civic and Campus Engagement: proven leadership to make a positive difference at their institutions and in their communities; and
- Entrepreneurial Ethos: demonstrated character to pursue new opportunities, despite limited resources.
To learn more or to apply click here. Submission deadline: March 22, 2022.
CAMPUS TO CAREER FIELD TRIP: Patuxent Environmental and Aquatic Research Laboratory (PEARL)
Experience a day in the life of an environmental scientist at PEARL in Saint Leonard MD. Sign up for this campus to career field trip here.
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THE WASHINGTON CENTER's FUNDED FEDERAL DIVERSITY INTERNSHIPS
Federal Diversity Internship Initiative (FDII)
Federal Diversity Internship Initiative (FDII) encompasses several partner Federal agencies that notify us prior to the beginning of each semester as to which agency will be hosting interns. Typically there are internships available during the Spring, Summer and Fall semesters. Fall & Spring semesters are 15 weeks long and Summer session is 10 weeks long. For more info you can go here.
Department of Navy HBCU/MI Internship Program at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)
The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Internship Program, through the Department of Navy, is a 10 week long, research- and laboratory-based experience. Applications are due early January; STEM laboratory backgrounds desired. For more info you can go here.
STUDENT ARTS AND CULTURE INTERNSHIP
National Endowment for the Arts
Student Arts and Culture Internship for HBCUs
Site: Washington, D.C. at the headquarters of the National Endowment for the Arts
Eligibility: US Citizen or Permanent Resident; Students attending HBCUs
Click here for more info.