Internship Grant Opportunities

Funding administered by the Humphrey School

Humphrey School Grants for Unpaid Summer Domestic Internships in Public Service
Eligibility: MHR, MPP, and MURP doing unpaid domestic internships during the summer in government agencies or nonprofit organizations. 
Announcement: Mid–March
Deadline: late April to mid–May
More information here.

Byron G. (Barney) Allen Internship Grants for Governance and Politics
Eligibility: Humphrey School students who undertake internships with government entities, political campaigns, or political parties in Minnesota.
For more information contact: Lea Chittenden, Associate Program Director, Center for the Study of Politics and Governance

Stassen Center for International Affairs Summer Internship Grants
Eligibility: Humphrey School students doing international or domestic internships involved with international affairs
Announcement: Mid-February
Deadline: Late March
For more information contact: Sherry Gray, Director, International Programs

Center on Women & Public Policy Internship Grants
Eligibility: Humphrey School students doing domestic or international internships
Deadline: May
For more information contact: Debra Fitzpatrick, Program Director, Center on Women, Gender, and Public Policy

Other sources of funding and information

Global Programs & Strategy Alliance Graduate Student Funding for International Activities
More information here.

Walter H. Judd International Graduate & Professional Fellowships
Eligibility: Master's & professional students only
Deadline: Early February
More information here.

Council of Graduate Students (COGS) Awards 
Eligibility: MS-STEP and Ph.D. students
More information here.

Professional Student Government (PSG)
Eligibility: MPP, MURP, MDP and MPA students
More information here.

Human Rights Center, Upper Midwest Human Rights Fellowship Program
Eligibility: Applications are encouraged from law students and graduate students at the University of Minnesota
Deadline: February
More information here.

Office of Career & Professional Development

Humphrey School of Public Affairs
280 Humphrey School
301 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455

612-624-3800