Scholarship, Grant and Internship Resources
Departmental Scholarship Listings for current students
If you do not find the information you are looking for please try the Departmental websites here.
A&S Advising lists several highlighted scholarship and internship opportunities for your convenience. Please contact the Admissions office at 852-6531, or the Department in which you are majoring for further information about scholarships.
Applications are available for: two (2) $1,700.00 scholarships and up to four (4) $400.00 scholarships through the Red Barn Alumni Association and the Torchbearer Program.
For detailed information and applications:
For more information, contact George Howe at 852-7467 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Study abroad scholarships are available for programs in Montpellier, France, Japan and Germany. Please see the study abroad website, or contact the International Center for further information at (502) 852-0298 or via email.
Natural Sciences Scholarships
The Noyce Scholarship is a scholarship that is available to individuals who are pursuing a degree in Math, Chemistry, Physics, or Biology and have an interest in continuing on to become a teacher. The National Science foundation will be awarding a minimum of $10,000 per year in forgivable loans in return for teaching two years for every year of scholarship received.
Seniors with STEM majors who could graduate in the spring but who are willing to extend their undergraduate experience by a semester to accommodate the education courses are urged to apply. Students ready to graduate with one major and who wish to take additional courses to achieve a minor in another STEM area, and thus become dually certified will be highly sought after by school systems. The Noyce Scholarship can be used to fund the additional course work. STEM majors are: Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
Further information about the scholarship can be found on the following website: http://louisville.edu/education/ssa/noyce/
Here is the timeline:
* Applications are due by March 15
* Interviews will be scheduled by March 22
* Interviews will be completed by April 5
* Preliminary Offers of scholarships will be made by April 7
* Students with preliminary offers will need to complete a JCPS application and background check by May 7
* Final appointments as Noyce Scholars will be made by May 15 to allow Financial Aid to complete final financial aid arrangements.
Armed Forces Scholarships
Arts, Humanities & Gender Studies Scholarships
Open to UofL students in any degree program:
Mary Craik Scholarship (open to women students; preference to single mothers and students in WGS degree programs)
Akers Travel Awards for the Study of Women/Gender in the Global South
Ken Terrill Award (open to undergraduate students who demonstrate leadership in the LGBTQ community). Information and application materials available in February from the College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Office.
Arthur D. Yocom Scholarship (open to undergraduate students who plan a career in public or community service). Information and application materials available in February from the College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Office.
Women Leading Kentucky is accepting applications for $1,000 and $1,500 college scholarships through Jan. 31. Applicants must be female sophomores or juniors enrolled full time at a Kentucky college/university, have at least a 3.0 grade point average and have demonstrated leadership abilities on campus and/or in their communities.Approximately eight students will be selected for scholarships, and all will be informed of their selection by March 31. Applications can be found on http://www.womenleadingky.com/scholarships.html.
In addition, applicants must send a copy of their transcript and an essay of not more than 400 words.For additional information, visit www.womenleadingky.com
Social Sciences and Diversity Scholarships
The Minority Psychology Scholarship is designed to help cover the cost of education for outstanding African-American students pursuing an undergraduate degree in Psychology.
The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund provides grants to students actively working for peace and justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to those able to do academic work at the university level and who are part of the progressive movement on the campus and in the community. Visit http://www.davisputter.org/apply.html in January when applications will be available along with answers to the most frequently asked questions about the application process. (Applications are *due by April 1* of each year.)
Catalog information on internships for course credit - see the drop down menu to the right.
You should also make an appointment to speak with your departmental (faculty) advisor to discuss internships for course credit.
Natural Sciences Internships
The NASA Undergraduate Student Research Program (USRP) is seeking candidates for the Spring 2010 internship session. The USRP program is a mentored internship for undergraduate students across the United States. Students majoring in Science, Engineering, and Mathematics will have the opportunity to gain hands-on technical and research experience. Students will work with a mentor in their field to work on a project with real applications in the aerospace industry or possibly on future NASA missions.
In order to qualify students must be enrolled at a university and in their sophomore, junior or senior year. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 and be a U.S. Citizen.
Spring 2010 Application Deadline - October 23, 2009 - For future dates please see website
To apply and learn more simply log on to our web site at http://usrp.usra.edu
Diversity & Gender Studies Internships
Inclusion and Equity Internships available
The College of Arts & Science Dean's Office for International, Diversity and Outreach Programs* is recruiting 5 interns. The purpose of the Internship is to provide students with an opportunity to apply their education and passion for inclusion and equity to actual programming. This is an un-paid internship. There are, however, significant rewards associated with this position. If you are interested in receiving additional information and/or applying for this internship, please contact Marian R. Vasser at 852-2252 or email@example.com
OLA Lesbian Archives
Earn college credit working in one of only four lesbian archives in the US. Contact us if you are interested in designing your own independent study program at OLA. Contact Phebe at 513-256-7695 at the Ohio Lesbian Archives PO Box 20075 Cincinnati, OH 45220.
Arts and Culture - Art History, Fine Arts, and other Internships
The Arts and Culture Partnerships Initiative is an effort to develop (and sustain) closer collaborative relationships between the University of Louisville and local cultural institutions, including museums, historic homes and arts and cultural organizations. Some partners are Frazier International History Museum; Speed Art Museum and other historic homes and museums and cultural organizations. There will be 4-5 academic paid for credit internships for 3 free credit hours available for any undergraduate and graduate students at the University beginning in the Spring 2010 semester.
Just recently, as you know, The Carnegie Foundation has affirmed that UofL is an extraordinary model in terms of outreach. So the Arts and Culture Partnerships Initiative is a narrow segment of this much larger sphere that includes the Signature Partnership in West Louisville and the medical outreach that the university does and all the outreach internships programs that happen in the Business School, the Speed School, communication department and so on. If you are interested and need more information, please contact, Linda L. Wilson firstname.lastname@example.org 852-0274
MEDIA RELATIONS INTERNSHIP The Louisville Bats are looking for five individuals who are interested in a career in sports, specifically media relations. All interns must be available to work nights and weekends during Louisville Bats home games. For more information please contact: Megan Dimond | email@example.com | 502.614.4540
of Research Diversity Grant For Undergraduate Students
The request for this funding initiative will be focused on support of UofL undergraduate student research that targets populations which are the focus of the commission – diverse, underserved, under-represented and/or vulnerable populations. Any student research project submitted for funding must have UofL faculty supervision and appropriate institutional approval. The student investigator must have completed his/her sophomore year or completed at least 60 credit hours as the University of Louisville at the time the application is submitted. The student need not be from a minority or diversity population. Research projects can come from any discipline represented at U of L. It is recommended that all applicants for this grant review the UofL Commission on Diversity and Racial Equality web page for details about CODRE. Interested students who are experiencing difficulty in locating a mentor in their discipline may contact the CODRE Office (852-2029) for assistance.
CODRE /Office of Research Diversity Grant For Minority Undergraduate Students Conducting Research in the Areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Math
The request for this funding initiative will be focused on support of UofL minority undergraduate student conducting research in the area of science, technology, engineering and/or math. Any student research project submitted for funding must have UofL faculty supervision and appropriate institutional approval. The student investigator must have completed his/her sophomore year or completed at least 60 course credit hours at the University of Louisville at the time the application is submitted. The student must be a member of a federally recognized underserved minority (African American, Hispanic, Native American, Alaskan Native or Pacific Islander). Research projects can come from any discipline represented at U of L as long as the research emphasizes science, technology and/or math. It is recommended that all applicants for this grant review the UofL Commission on Diversity and Racial Equality web page for details about CODRE. Interested students who are experiencing difficulty in locating a mentor in their discipline may contact the CODRE Office (852-2029) for assistance.
The Pulitzer Center announces the second edition of Project:Report!
Once again, the Pulitzer Center and YouTube are partnering to give non-professional, aspiring journalists a chance to tell stories that might not otherwise be covered by traditional media. They'll also get to compete for five $10,000 grants to work with the Pulitzer Center on an international reporting project.
The 2010 International Research and Education in Engineering (IREE) Program , sponsored by the National Science Foundation and organized by Purdue University, is now accepting applications for the 2010 grant cycle. IREE 2010 awardees will receive a stipend (US$4,000 for graduate students and US$3,000 for undergraduate students) to conduct engineering-related research in China from May - August 2010 . Additionally, grant awardees will receive allowances for: an orientation program; travel to and housing/meals in China; plus a re-entry program. The 50 students (20 undergraduate and 30 graduate students) that receive the IREE award will spend 10-12 weeks working on frontier engineering research projects in university, industry, or government labs in China.
For more information please contact Dr. Patricia Condon (502) 852-0024
Office of National & International Scholarship Opportunities
The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher
Education (TEACH) Grant Program provides grants of up to
$4,000 per year to students who intend to teach in a public or
private elementary or secondary school that serves students
from low-income families.