Other Internship Funding

See other Brandeis and non-Brandeis-based funding opportunities for unpaid internships.

Grants & Fellowships


The list below is a sampling of funding opportunities which may be relevant for experiential projects. Another source for information is www.brandeis.edu/uaa/scholarships.

Ari Hahn Peace Awards

  • Awards for art works and essays on peace
  • Travel grants for participation in a peace project or conference in the US or abroad.
  • Seed money for peace-related projects.

The awards are coordinated by Peace, Conflict and Coexistence Studies.

Brandeis Pluralism Alliance

A grants program providing up to $500 for student or faculty initiated projects that address issues of identity, pluralism and unity in the Brandeis community. Contact: Elaine Wong


Eunice M. Lebowitz Cohen Fellowship in Classics

Four fellows will work toward completion of a Classics research or creative project, in conjunction with a Classicist Faculty Mentor. Classics majors or in some cases minors are eligible. The fellowship stipend is $500 for research expenses. Contact: Janet Barry

Jane's Travel Grant for Latin American Research

Brandeis graduate and undergraduate students are invited to apply for travel grants to fund research in Latin America and the Caribbean. The maximum grant is $3000 and grants vary in size, depending on the airfare, length of trip, and project budget. Contact: Marilyn Brooks

Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts

As part of the Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts grants up to $500 are awarded for student, staff or faculty initiated arts projects. Projects can represent any aspect of the creative arts, Theater, Dance, Poetry, Visual Arts, Music, Creative Writing, etc. Grant deadline is mid October, the Festival usually occurs in April. Contact: Ingrid Schor

Maurice J. and Fay B. Karpf Peace Award Prizes

The Karpf Peace Awards are given annually to students who wish to work toward coexistence and peaeful ways of addressing and resolving conflicts. Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible. Generally, about $2000 total is granted each year, with no single award exceeding $1,000. Usually awards range from $250 to $750. Contact: Gordon Fellman

Rapaporte Summer Internship Grants

The Women's and Gender Studies program offers 5 stipends of $2000 for students who undertake an otherwise unpaid internship at an organization or project which serves the interests of women, girls or gender equity. Contact: Katie Dalton

Senior Thesis Funding

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Sorensen Fellowship

Fellows receive a stipend of $3500 to support a summer project anywhere in the world related to issues of international importance with an ethical dimension such as coexistence, human rights, international law, hunger relief, gender equity, education, global health, etc. Contact: Marci McPhee

Undergraduate Research Program

Funds are available for qualified research projects. Contact: Sheilah Coleman x63489

Hiatt Career Center's World of Work Fellowship program

Funds awarded on a competitive basis for unpaid internships.  Different awards include the Hiatt Theatre Fellows Program, Universal WOW, Social Justice WOW and Berkman WOW for Social Work.  For more information go the WOW website or email hiattcenter@brandeis.edu.