Important Reminder

Handshake logoInternational students who are considering applying for a Whitman Internship Grant MUST contact Kyle Martz at martzkj@whitman.edu. For help with your application, make an appointment via Handshake with Assistant Director for Internship Programs Victoria Wolff.

Requirements for All Grants

  • You must have been offered the internship before applying for the grant.
  • Proposed internship must relate to your major field of study.
  • Your supervisor must read your entire application and sign the contract.
  • You must write a mid-summer blog post with an on-site photo, fill out the final survey, and attend an autumn reflection dinner.
  • Students awarded grants must attend 1-2 mandatory workshops before the end of the school year.
  • Grants are only available to returning students.

Timeline

For guidance about the timeline of the application process, please use this handout.

Application & Due Dates

Applications for international students for the summer Whitman Internship Grant are due in February to allow selected students time to apply for OPT.  The 2019 applications are not yet available; you may, however, view the 2018 Summer US Whitman Internship Grant application and the 2018 Summer International Whitman Internship Grant application.

US Whitman Internship Grant

  • Internship must be in the US.
  • Internship must be unpaid (no wages; a travel, housing and/or food stipend is acceptable.)
  • Internship must last the majority of the summer.
  • The grant pays $3000 minus taxes.
  • There is an optional budget statement available for travel and housing expenses.

International Whitman Internship Grant

  • Internship must be in a country besides the US.
  • Internship must be unpaid (no wages; a travel, housing and/or food stipend is acceptable.)
  • Internship must last the majority of the summer.
  • The grant pays $5000 minus taxes.