Deadline: early January
WDI provides high quality action learning opportunities for University of Michigan graduate students to work with international organizations, while at the same time providing meaningful business assistance and support to those global organizations.
Deadline: February 5, 2018
The Alumni Board of Governors Award helps meet the growing needs of U-M MSW students who pursue national and global experiences. Applicant must be admitted into a SSW approved national or global field placement site or a global independent study project for which they are seeking support.
* This is a highly recommended funding source for Global students. Typically one or more MSW students receive funding from this source annually.
Deadlines: mid-October and mid-February
ASC will award up to $500 for domestic and $1,000 for international travel to support Africa-focused conference participation.
ASC seeks applications from University of Michigan students for a limited number of grants toward summer or semester-long research projects or internships at institutions and businesses in Africa. Applicants for research grants may be at preliminary or more advanced stages of their research; applicants for internships should identify the venue for their internship in a governmental agency, business, or non-governmental institution in the region.
Deadline: February 1
The China Internship Initiative provides opportunities for U-M students to apply to summer internships in China. The LSA Global Opportunities Hub and LRCCS partner to source exclusive and rewarding summer internships for U-M students.
The Wallenberg International Summer Travel Fellowship will allow selected students to take part in a community service project or civic participation anywhere in the world. The fellowship will support such experiences as, for instance, volunteer with a humanitarian organization such a school, clinic, or aid program, or the exploration of humanitarian issues not well understood in the United States.
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.
The International Institute Individual Fellowships are designed to support University of Michigan students, regardless of citizenship, who are enrolled in a degree program and wish to participate in internships or conduct research abroad. Award amounts are up to $5,000.
*This is a highly recommended funding source. Typically one or more MSW students receive funding from this source annually.
Deadline: early February
The Center for European Studies and the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies are offering students summer grants of $5,000 to work on issues of European integration, broadly defined as the contemporary and historical processes of integration visible in European society and culture. Student grantees will conduct research leading to the writing of a paper on a relevant topic of their choosing.
The LACS Field Research Grants are funded by the Rackham School of Graduate Studies, LACS, the LACS-Brazil Initiative, and the International Institute to support master’s, doctoral, and professional school students conducting preliminary fieldwork in Latin America.
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