Summer Internship & Scholarship Opportunities

Experiential Learning Scholarships and Internships

GET ENGAGED with Experiential Learning Scholarships!

Now open to ALL undergraduate students! The Office of Experiential Learning has a limited number of scholarships to support experiential learning activities. Students must be eligible and activities must be on the approved list of any college to be considered for funding, which can be used for a wide variety of UGA approved experiential learning activities—from study abroad, to research, to creative activities, and more. Apply by February 16 for summer 2018 activities.  » APPLY

Internship Opportunities

Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) Maryland Office
Oak Ridge, TN. June 5 – June 9, 2017

U.S. Army Research Lab

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory’s (ARL) Research Associateship Program (RAP) has Summer Journeyman Fellowships available for undergraduate-PhD students. 

Over the 2018 summer, students can participate in research at one of the Army Research Lab facilities in Aberdeen, MD, Adelphi, MD, or White Sands, NM in one of five research areas:

  • Computational & Information Sciences (May consider international students pursuing STEM degrees at U.S. institutions)
  • Human Research & Engineering (May consider international students pursuing STEM degrees at U.S. institutions)
  • Sensors & Electron Devices (May consider international students pursuing STEM degrees at U.S. institutions)
  • Vehicle Technology (U.S. Citizens ONLY)
  • Weapons & Materials (U.S. Citizens ONLY)

Applications close Sunday, November 12, 2017.

U.S. Army Institute for Surgical Research

The U.S. Army Institute for Surgical Research (ISR), located in San Antontio, TX, has opened applications for the 2018 Summer Internship Program. This opportunity is open to only undergraduate students. U.S. Citizenship is REQUIRED. This internship provides an opportunity for students interested in science, engineering or medical career fields to participate in research directed at improving the care of injured military service members and society at large. This mentored research experience will expose interns to ongoing efforts in integrated science, technology and engineering solutions at the nation’s premier military trauma research institute.

Applications close Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Number of participants will be limited to 15. There is no registration fee for all selected participants.

Other ORAU Opportunities

In addition to these summer opportunities, there are an extensive number of research opportunities with over 70 Department of Defense programs in all areas of STEM administered by the ORAU Maryland Office. The ORAU Maryland Office administers the Army Research Lab Research Associateship Program (formerly the ARL Postdoctoral Program) and all ORISE Department of Defense opportunities. 

Aside from the summer opportunities, most post-graduate research appointments are scheduled for twelve-month appointments; the renewal or continuation of the research appointment is contingent upon facility approval and upon the continued availability of funds. Renewals are offered annually, for up to five years of research participation. Most of the research opportunities will require U.S. Citizenship to access the military installations.

Scholarship Opportunities

British & Irish Graduate Scholarships

Churchill Scholarship (Cambridge University)
Gates Cambridge Scholarship (Cambridge University)
Marshall Scholarship (United Kingdom)
Mitchell Scholarship (Ireland and Northern Ireland)
National Institutes of Health - Oxford & Cambridge
Rhodes Scholarship (Oxford University)
Clarendon Fund (Oxford University)
Ertegun Fellowship (Oxford University, humanities)
Weidenfeld Scholarship (Oxford University)
Other university-wide scholarships at Oxford
Saltire Scholarship (Scotland)

Environmental & Native American-Focused

Morris K. Udall Scholarship (second- and third-year undergraduates)
NSF - Clean Energy Grants
Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship
Doris Duke Conservation Fellows Program (grad students in conservation)
Brower Youth Awards (Earth Island Institute)
Eckenfelder Scholarship
Garden Club of America Scholarship
National Environmental Health Association
Middlebury Fellowship in Environmental Journalism
Wells Fargo Scholars (American Indian/Alaska Native students pursuing business)

European Union

Erasmus Mundus (fully funded master’s programs that place you in several EU countries over two years)

LGBT & Minority

Humanity in Action (human rights)
Point Foundation Scholarships (LGBT)
Scholarships for African American Students


Pat Tillman Foundation Leadership through Action

New Americans

Merage Foundation American Dream Fellowship (funding suspended)
Soros Fellowship for New Americans

Public Service, Policy & Leadership

Carnegie Endowment Junior Fellows Research Assistantships
Harriman Foreign Service Fellowship (State Dept. internships)
Humanity in Action (human rights)
Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship
Public Policy & International Affairs Fellowship Program
Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Scholarship 
Scoville Peace Fellowship in Washington
Harry S. Truman Foundation Scholarship (third-year undergraduates)

Scientific Research, Mathematics & Medical School

Barry Goldwater Scholarship (second- and third-year undergraduates)
Department of Energy Science Office Graduate Fellowship
Hertz Foundation Scholarship (hard sciences)
J. Edgar Hoover Scientific Scholarship (scientific research/law enforcement)
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Predoctoral Fellowships
National Health Service Corp Medical Scholarship
National Institutes of Health – Graduate Partnership Program
National Institutes of Health – MD/PhD
National Institutes of Health - Oxford and Cambridge
National Institutes of Health - Undergraduate Research Scholarship Program
National Institutes of Health Post-Baccalaureate IRTA Program
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
(Enter “Graduate Research Fellowship” in the search field.) External deadline – early November
National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowships
Tylenol Scholarship - medical-related career focus (undergrads)


American-Scandinavian Foundation Fellowship
American University in Cairo Presidential Internship
Boren Scholarship/Fellowship (National Security Education Program)
Chinese Scholarship Council (post-graduate, 2-7 years of funding)
DAAD Scholarships in Germany (undergrad and grad)
Fulbright Scholarship
German Chancellor Fellowships
Gilman International Scholarship Program (undergraduate)
Humanity in Action (human rights)
Princeton in Africa, Princeton in Asia, Princeton in Latin America
Rotary Peace Fellowship
Scholarships from the UGA Office of International Education
Schwarzman Scholars (China)

Other Graduate Scholarships

New One-Year Graduate Fellowship in China - Schwarzman Scholars
James Madison Graduate Fellowships (teaching U.S. Constitution and history)
Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship