Smithsonian Institution's Native American Awards Program

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 Deadline: 

February 1 for Summer and Fall, October 1 for Spring
   

Start Date: 

Summer, Fall or Spring
   

Duration: 

10 Weeks
   

Location: 

Washington, DC
   

Area of Interest: 

Arts
Biomedical Sciences
Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Sciences
Humanities
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Other:
   

Category: 

Internships
   

Description: 

The Smithsonian Institution's Native American Awards Program invites Native American students and scholars, who are formally or informally related to a Native American community or tribe, to pursue internship projects related to Native American topics and using Native American resources at the Smithsonian. Appointments are spent in residence at the Institution's facilities under the supervision of Smithsonian research and professional staff members. Appointments of 10 weeks are available to undergraduate or graduate students, and provide stipends and a travel allowance. Contact the Office of Fellowships and Grants for further information.
   

Benefits/
Compensation:
 

$550/week stipend, travel allowance, and a small research allowance.

   

Major(s): 

Not Specified

   

GPA: 

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: Full-time Native American college students
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other: Transcripts
 

Contact: 

Native American Internship Representative
Office of Fellowships and Grants, Smithsonian Institution
955 L'Enfant Plaza, Suite 7000
Washington, DC 20560-0902
Phone: (202) 287-3271     Fax: (202) 287-3691
Email: siofg@ofg.si.edu

 

Company Website: 

http://www.si.edu/ofg/intern.htm#iofg
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