Thursday, December 19, 2013

Scholarship and Internship Opportunities

  • Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Scholarship
  • American Legion Internship
  • Project Y.E.S. Internship 
  1. Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program
    The Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP) provides research internships to 200 undergraduate students and 75 graduate students each year. NREIP provides a 10-week opportunity for students to participate in research at one of the 29 Department of Navy laboratories during the summer.
     The goals of NREIP are to encourage participating students to pursue science and engineering careers, to further education via mentoring by laboratory personnel and their participation in research.  Students will receive a stipend for their participation in the summer internship as follows: Sophomores receive $5,400.00. Juniors and Seniors receive $8,100.00. Graduate students will receive $10,800.00. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens. Applications are due by Jan. 6, 2014. For more information, visit

  2. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ScholarshipThe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is pleased to announce the Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program, available to college sophomore students majoring in STEM disciplines related to oceanic and atmospheric science, research, or technology, and supportive of the purposes of NOAA's programs and mission, e.g., biological, social and physical sciences; mathematics; engineering; and computer and information sciences. NOAA is accepting applications from students who will have Official Junior status in Fall 2014. U.S. citizens are eligible with at least a 3.0 GPA. The application deadline is Jan. 31, 2014. Contact the NOAA Office of Education at for more information.

  3. American Legion Internship
    High school students are encouraged to enter the American Legion Oratorical Contest. The program is a constitutional speech contest that is open to students in grades 9-12 who are U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents of the United States under the age of 20, and who reside or attend school in DC. Topics of the original oration will focus on U.S. Constitution, citizen’s duties and obligations to his/her government. Assigned topic focuses on of four Articles or Amendments of the Constitution. Scholarships are available up to $18,000. The application deadline is Feb. 1, 2014. Visit for more information or contact Warren Cuffee at (202) 529-6692.
  4. Project Y.E.S. InternshipProject YouthExtension Service (YES!) is now accepting internship applications for 2014-2015. Funded by the Department of Defense, Project Y.E.S. engages college students in service to meet the needs of military families. Staff interns are provided an opportunity to give back to their communities and country while gaining invaluable practical and career-enhancing experiences. Through a partnership with the General H. Hugh Shelton Leadership Center, interns are provided first-class youth development educational and facilitation skills. In turn, they travel the nation delivering youth programs at Yellow Ribbon programs, summer camps, leadership summits, and other family programs. Project YES! also serves as a career development program. Staff interns are provided dedicated mentors who assist in the exploration and development of their career goals and in the completion of a career broadening learning project. This is all accomplished while meeting the critical needs of communities with high rates of families impacted by deployments and other military related absences. Openings are available for summer (Jun-Sep) and full 1-year internship opportunities. The deadline to apply is Feb. 28, 2014. For more information, click here or contact JC Johnson at (919) 513-3165

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