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Mellon Foundation Award for Engagement for Unpaid Academic Internships

Loyola University Chicago undergraduate students currently enrolled in an Academic Internship course where the internship is UNPAID are eligible to apply for $1,500 funding. 
 
 
As a recipient of this fund, students will be asked to participate in the following activities.
  1. Be enrolled in an Academic Internship Course
  2. Provide a photo, bio, and description of internship
  3. Submit a copy of your Learning Agreement
  4. Present at the Spring Undergraduate Research and Engagement Symposium
If they are awarded the funds, students will then have to submit three short reflection essays on their experience at the end of the semester.

Once applications are reviewed, all applicants will be informed whether they have been selected for an in person interview. After the in person interview finalist will be informed that they have been selected as a candidate for the Mellon Foundation funding. 

Who can apply? Undergraduate students enrolled in an academic internship course in conjunction with an unpaid internship. 

How do I apply? Applications are closed until the 2022-2023 academic year.

Deadline for application submissions: Fall deadline TBA

All final payments are processed through Loyola's Financial Aid department. Students will have to complete all required paperwork in order to receive payments, which will be applied to the student's Loyola account. 

For more information about the Mellon Foundation Award for Engagement, email Andrew Miller, Assistant Director and Academic Internships Program Manager, Center for Engaged Learning, Teaching, & Scholarship amiller11@luc.edu.

Recipients

Read about the experiences of the Fall 2021 recipients and Spring 2022 recipients.