The Global Activities Scholars Program is a unique opportunity for students interested in working with individuals, communities, and organizations in a global context as part of their MSW program. Up to six incoming students will be selected each year to complete a global field placement during the spring/summer term. The purpose of the program is to provide students committed to global social work practice an opportunity to live in a foreign country while completing a part of their field placement requirement. This program is open to students in all practice method concentrations and practice areas except for students who select the Interpersonal Practice and Mental Health combination. Please note: Placements for Interpersonal Practice and Social Policy and Evaluation are limited.
This opportunity is being offered to students by past University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman who wanted to ensure that more students travel abroad to experience other cultures firsthand, seek solutions to world problems and learn to thrive in a dynamic global environment.
The Center for Social Impact provides students with practical opportunities and a pathway to social impact leadership. Students collaborate with mission-driven organizations across sectors to develop innovative solutions to pressing social challenges.
The Center, in partnership with the Nonprofit and Public Management Initiative, will award competitive grants for nonprofit and public management summer internships to students pursuing a dual degree in the School of Social Work and in the Ross School of Business or Ford School of Public Policy. Internships must be at least 10 weeks in length and total available funding (including any NPM support) must not exceed $14,000.
Deadline: early April
The Mark and Myra Sorensen International Travel Scholarship is designed to support students who will participate in study, internship, volunteer, or research programs abroad. All U-M students who are enrolled in a degree program are eligible to apply, regardless of citizenship.
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