SSS Scholarships and Internships

Student Support Services would like to make its participants aware of the following opportunities. However, Student Support Services does not endorse specific scholarships or internships. If you need help drafting resumes and/or personal statements for any of these applications, please stop by our office to make an appointment.

  1. City of Hampton (Summer Job Opportunities)
  2. The Big Ten+ Graduate School Expo is a two-day mini conference designed for students interested in graduate education. At the expo, students will:
    • Get an inside look at graduate school and the application process
    • Receive advice about funding opportunities from experts
    • Network with representatives from more than 75 of the nation's top graduate institutions
    • Attend a premier graduate school fair
    For more information please visit http://www.purdue.edu/gradschool/gradexpo/index.html
  3. State Council of Higher Education for Virginia – Financial Aid Programs for Undergraduate Students
  4. The Coast Guard College Student Pre-Commissioning Initiative (CSPI) scholarship is open to high performing students. Current sophomores and juniors can apply for this scholarship. View the U.S. Coast Guard Scholarship flyer »

    CSPI scholarship recipients receive:
    • Up to 2 years of tuition, fees, and books.
    • Up to $3,600 monthly salary while a student at Hampton University.
    • Paid medical and dental insurance.
    • Upon graduation, guaranteed assignment to Coast Guard Officer Candidate School (OCS).
    OCS graduates are commissioned as Coast Guard officers (Ensigns/O-1), with a starting salary of approximately $60,000.

    Apply nowto jump start your career!
  5. SUMR at University of Pennsylvania
  6. SOAR Education, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides expanded learning opportunities and social support to help students Surpass Obstacles and Achieve Results. Our free Afterschool Academy features daily small group instruction (facilitated by a certified teacher), one-on-one homework support, weekend meal support, parent workshops and assistance with school supplies. Last school year, 83 percent of SOAR 4th graders and all SOAR 3rd graders passed the math Standards of Learning (SOLs).

    We are committed to providing high quality instruction for our young scholars, and to this end, seek talented college students to serve as interns with our program. Currently, we offer internship opportunities in education, health and human services and non-profit development. Please contact Dr. Latoya Harrison at lharrison@soareducation.org for more information.

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  7. The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is still accepting applications for the 2015-2016 Academic Year for the following positions:
    1. Graduate Mentor for Student Success (GM)
    2. Study Skills Coordinator
    3. Academic Assistant/Tutor Coordinator for Math and Science
    4. Academic Assistant/Tutor Coordinator for Writing
    5. Research Assistant
    6. Special Events Assistant

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  8. Position title: Educational Technology Process Development Intern
    Dates desired: Summer Semester, 2015
    Goals of the internship: The goal of this (unpaid) internship is to participate with personnel in the Education Technology Division to establish programs associated with several ongoing ETD initiatives. The Intern will participate on teams to identify requirements, establish clear and achievable objectives, support implementation, monitor progress, and evaluate deliverables.

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  9. Position Title: International Military Student Administrative Program Intern
    Dates Desired: May 23 – August 31
    Goals/Position Duties: Interns interface daily with senior foreign military officers and their families from around the world, working with IMSO staff to support program needs. In addition to administrative assistance, Interns help in the execution of the IMSO academic programs that introduces the International Fellows (IFs) to all aspects of the United States and its people. Interns will assist and in implementing a travel program to cities and towns around the surrounding area. Interns will have the opportunity to participate in trips at least once this semester.

    Intern duties involve the preparation and execution of Field Study trips, participation in the Academic program, planning and participation in social events such as receptions, conferences, and ceremonies with officers and their families, assistance in the Alumni program, and assistance to the IMSO staff on daily administrative tasks.

    The IMSO internship program is a student/entry-level introduction to US Department of Defense’s Security Assistance Mission, and beyond an administrative workload, offers opportunities for Interns to pursue personal interests, such as attending events, briefings, and conferences hosted by NDU/JFSC. This is an unpaid position.

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  10. Isle of Wight-Smithfield-Windsor Chamber of Commerce
    The Isle of Wight-Smithfield-Windsor Chamber of Commerce is seeking a temporary part-time Membership Services Intern to assist with recruitment of new members as well as serving existing members. Please email Andrew Cripps with a resume and list of references at acripps@theisle.org.

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  11. LeafFilter Racing Undergraduate Scholarship
    The winner of this scholarship will receive $500 to use towards books or tuition.
    Deadline: June 6, 2016

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  12. Kilburn & Associates Internship
    "One of Virginia’s fastest growing Accounting & Business Solutions Company is looking for Superstar Interns to work in our Hampton office! We are looking to educate and have interested students contribute to the accounting aspect of our business." Please see attachment for more information.

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  13. ACT Summer Internship Program
    The program allows graduate and undergraduate students to work in their field and potentially gain full-time employment based on performance and ACT organization growth.

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  14. 180 Medical Scholarship
    If you have been diagnosed with spina bifida, a spinal cord injury, transverse myelitis, an ostomy or neurogenic bladder you are eligible for one of seven $1,000 scholarships.
    Deadline: June 1, 2016

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Request for Letter of Reference

This form is used to confirm a request for a letter of reference and required when said reference contains non-directory information to include GPA, HUID and/or information from evaluations. References include recommendations for employment, honors, admissions, scholarship and internship applications.

Give this completed and signed form, along with your resume, to the staff member whom you wish to write the reference for you. Please make your request with a minimum of 5-10 business days before deadline.

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Student Suppport Services
Hampton University 
P.O Box 6212
101 Armstrong-Slater
Hampton, VA 23668

Fax: (757) 728-6614
Phone: (757) 727-5611

Mikael Davis, Director
mikael.davis@hamptonu.edu

Jelisa Sinn-Braswell,
Tutor Coordinator
jelisa.sinnbraswell@hamptonu.edu

Asia Randolph, Counselor
asia.randolph@hamptonu.edu

Sylvia Jackson, Admin. Assistant
sylvia.jackson@hamptonu.edu

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