Summer Internship and Fellowship Funding Opportunities

St. Lawrence University offers students a wide variety of internship/fellowship/grant opportunities.

In the summer of 2023, students will be eligible for nearly 180 funding opportunities, with more than $700,000 available for stipends and expenses!

Taking part in these opportunities allows you to gain real-world experience, extend your education outside of the classroom and build your resume. Read a brief description of each opportunity on the table below, and click on the link to learn more about application deadline and process, as well as award amount.

Internship/Fellowship Program Brief Description Eligibility
BLI Fund for RJEP Supports work that engages the St. Lawrence community in research, teaching, creative and service-focused missions dedicated to addressing racial injustice in various academic disciplines Students who are sponsored by a member of the faculty; must be able to present their project in the fall
Collegiate Science & Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) Funded community-based experiential learning activities and mentored research projects that promote access to careers in math, science, technology and the licensed professions, such as law, medicine and other healthcare specialties Members of CSTEP
Davis Projects for Peace Funds innovative, community-centered grassroots projects to be implemented over the summer that are intended to build peace anywhere in the world All students
Freeman Foundation Internships Funds eight-week internships in China that fits students' academic and career goals Current FYs, sophomores and juniors (must be U.S. citizens)
Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program Students named McNair Scholars receive grant-funded stipends to conduct research on campus during the summer. Members of the McNair Scholars Program
Saints Start Challenge Grants Covers housing, supplies/materials and income replacement for short-term (approximately 4-week) research projects, creative work, volunteer service or internships Current sophomores
St. Lawrence University Public Interest Corps (SLU PIC) Links talented and passionate St. Lawrence students and recent graduates with North Country public interest and non-profit organizations to provide services and develop the next generation of leaders All students
St. Lawrence Research Fellowship Program (SLU Fellows)  Provides new opportunities for student intellectual growth through a paid, 8-week mentored research experience with a faculty member; supports students in undertaking new initiatives that require special financial support and promotes close student-faculty collaboration outside the regular academic classroom Current FYs, sophomores and juniors
St. Lawrence University Internship Fellowship Program  Financial support for students in unpaid/underpaid internships or research experiences, with specific funding set aside for internships in data science and public health All students
Tanner Fellowships For students interested in designing and pursuing educational experiences not otherwise available to them All students

 


The Black Laurentian Initiative Fund for Racial Justice and Equity Project (RJEP)

Application deadline: The deadline for submission of projects for Summer 2023 will be announced in February.

Award amount: Up to $5,000

Number of awards available: Varies, but typically 5-6.

Contacts: Kimberly Flint-Hamilton, Associate Dean for Diversity & Inclusion

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Collegiate Science & Technology Entry Program (CSTEP)

Application deadline: February 3

Award amount: $3,750 plus housing

Number of awards available: 3-6

Contacts: Marsha Sawyer

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Davis Projects for Peace

Application deadline: January 25

Award amount: $10,000

Number of awards available: 1-2

Contacts: Carol Smith

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Freeman Foundation Internships

Application deadline: Round 1 November 30; Round 2 March 31

Award amount: $5,000 value (Award covers roundtrip flight to China, visa application, room, internship placement and international insurance; meals and local transportation are the student's responsibility, but can be funded through other programs.)

Number of awards available: 8

Contacts: Helen Huang

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Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program

Application deadline: Rolling

Award amount: $2,800 research stipend plus room and board, research materials and conference presentations.

Number of awards available: Varies, but typically 6-12

Contacts: Marsha Sawyer

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Saints Start Challenge Grants

Application deadline: February 14

Award amount: Up to $2,750

Number of awards available: 4-6, depending on funding

Contacts: Matt McClusky

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St. Lawrence University Public Interest Corps (SLU PIC)

Application deadline: February 24

Award amount: $3,750 plus on-campus housing

Number of awards available: 8-12, depending on funding

Contacts: Geoff Falen and Ashlee Downing-Duke

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St. Lawrence Research Fellowship Program (SLU Fellows)

Application deadline: February 14

Award amount: $3,750 plus on-campus housing and up to $300 in expenses

Number of awards available: Varies, but typically around 30

Contacts: Jessica Chapman

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St. Lawrence University Internship Fellowship Program

Application deadline: February 27, April 6, May 1 (based on available funding)

Award amount: Up to $5,000

Number of awards available: 60-70 (depending on funding)

Contact: Sarah Coburn

Public Health Internship Experiential Learning Fellowship Contacts: Leah Rohlfsen and Ernesto Moralez

Data Science Internship & Research Fund Contact: Michael Schuckers

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Tanner Fellowships

Application deadline: February 14

Award amount: Up to $2,000

Number of awards available: Up to 10 (depending on funding)

Contacts: Jessica Chapman

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