Career & Professional Development for Current Students

 

Internship Scholarships

 

 

The Jackson School Office of Career & Professional Development oversees the administration of four scholarship funds that provide financial support to unfunded or under-funded students pursuing internationally-focused internships during their time at the University of Washington. Learn more about the Jackson School's four intern scholarship programs below.

Eligibility

How & When to Apply

Selection Criteria & Post Scholarship Requirements 

FAQs

 

The Diane Fathi-DiLuck Endowment

 

What is it for?

Established in 2006 to provide financial assistance  to Jackson School students who serve as unpaid interns with organizations in the greater Seattle area in order to gain practical experience in the field of international affairs.

What kind of internships apply?

Internationally focused internships in the Greater Seattle area.

Who can apply?

All undergraduate and graduate students from the Jackson School of International Studies.

 

 

The George Taylor Internship Endowed Fund

 

What is it for? Established in 1999 to provide Jackson School students who serve as unpaid interns with organizations in order to gain practical experience in the international field.
 
What kind of internships apply? Internationally focused internships in the Greater Seattle area.
Who can apply? All undergraduate and graduate students from the Jackson School of International Studies.

 

 

The Jackson-Fosdick Memorial Internship Fund

 

What is it for? Established in 1998 in memory of Dorothy Fosdick to provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate Jackson School students serving in internships at organizations engaged in some aspect of international affairs.
What kind of internships apply? Internationally focused internships in the United States or abroad.
Who can apply? Undergraduate juniors, undergraduate seniors, and graduate students who are currently enrolled at the Jackson School.

 

 

The Leslianne Shedd Memorial Fund

 

What is it for? Established in 1998 to provide internship assistance to Jackson School undergraduate and graduate students who wish to intern with the U.S. Foreign Service, the United Nations, or other international governmental or non-governmental organizations; or to students pursuing a career in public health in underserved areas overseas.
What kind of internships apply? Internationally focused internships in the United States or abroad.
Who can apply?

- JSIS undergraduate and graduate students

- All UW students in public health-related programs

  

Scholarship Committee


Scholarship decisions will be made under the supervision of the Director of the Jackson School in collaboration with Jackson School staff and faculty. Committee membership may change at the discretion of the Director.

 

Award notification

 

All applicants will be notified via email whether or not they have been awarded a scholarship. Once candidates receive award letters and before receiving financial support, they are expected to do the following:


• Provide final confirmation that the internship has either been completed or confirmed.
• Formally accept or decline the award via online confirmation.

Financial Awards

 

The amount of each award shall be determined by the Jackson School and is dependent upon both the availability of funds and the terms of the internship.