SSS Scholarships and Internships

Student Support Services would like to make its participants aware of the following opportunities. If you need help drafting resumes and/or personal statements for any of these scholarship applications, stop by our office or make an appointment today.

  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 Mary Blackwell Barnes Memorial Scholarship
    The Virginia Women in Public Finance (VAWPF) scholarship program provides, annually, up to five recipients with a scholarship in amounts ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. The scholarship is named in honor of Mary Blackwell Barnes, a dedicated servant of public finance. The deadline to apply is May 31, 2015.

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  8. ATS Infographic Scholarship 2015
    ATTSavings.com invites students to create an original infographic showing how technology enhances learning to win a $1,000 scholarship. Entries must be received by July 17th, 2015. 

    Application Link: http://www.attsavings.com/scholarship »
  9. 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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  10. Position title: Educational Technology Process Development Intern
    Dates desired: SummerSemester, 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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  11. Position Title: Library Services Intern, Ike Skelton Library
    Dates Desired: May 15 - August 31 2015
    Goals of The Internship: Working as a key member of the library team, and with the guidance and support of experienced library staff members, the intern will learn and apply practices and procedures utilized in an academic library. The intern will develop communication and organizational skills directly applicable to military, academic, and business environments; and will experience professional interactions with a culturally diverse service population. This is an unpaid position.
    Deadline to Apply: June 10, 2015

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  12. Position Title: Library Services Intern, Classified Section, Ike Skelton Library
    Dates Desired: May 23 - August 31, 2015
    Goals of The Internship: Working as a key member of the library team, and with the guidance and support of experienced library staff members, the intern will learn and apply practices and procedures utilized in the classified section of an academic library. The intern will develop communication and organizational skills directly applicable to military, academic, and business environments; and will experience professional interactions with a culturally diverse service population. This is an unpaid position.
    Deadline to Apply: June 10, 2015

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  13. Position Title: JCWS (Exercise) Research Intern
    Dates Desired: Summer Semester: 2015
    Goals of The Internship: The goal of this internship is to update and develop resource material supporting multiple schools at the Joint Forces Staff College (JFSC). The internship involves the research and development of products which enhance student appreciation for planning in today’s complex operational environments. This research will involve the review of key documents, related lessons, journals, reports, periodicals and current events as it pertains to planning exercises used within the curriculum. Intern efforts will directly impact the education received by every student at JFSC.
    Deadline to Apply: June 15, 2015

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  14. Position Title: Research Intern Curriculum Development
    Dates Desired: Summer Semester 2015
    Goals of the Internship: The goal of this internship is to assist in the development of resource materials for classes for the Joint Advanced Warfighting School. The internship involves research of current messages, articles, opinions, reports, books, and other published and electronic material to assist in the production of lessons and eventually faculty and student guides for the strategic foundations course which is part of a program leading to an MS in Joint Campaign Planning. The individual will also assist in the research and development of material for the Joint Forces Staff College NATO elective. Research will include review of scholarly documents, journals, reports, periodicals, and books covering cultural, geographical, economic, and political, and military affairs around the world. Based on this research, faculty and students will have well-researched, current, and extensive lesson materials to support course objectives. This is an unpaid position.
    Deadline to Apply: June 15, 2015

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  15. Position Title: Research Intern for Economics and Diplomacy
    Dates Desired: Summer Semester 2015
    Goals of the Internship: The goal of this internship is to assist the State Chair at JFSC in the development of resource materials for lectures delivered to the Joint Advanced Warfighting School (JAWS) and Joint and Combined Warfighting School (JCWS). The internship involves research and review of scholarly documents, journals, reports, periodicals, and books covering geographical, economic, and political affairs to assist in the production of lessons that focus on modern diplomacy and economic issues that influence strategic decision-making in the United States and abroad. Based on this research, faculty and students will receive the most current lesson materials to support course objectives. This is an unpaid position.
    Deadline to Apply: June 15, 2015

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  16. 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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  17. Position Title: Faculty and Staff Development Program, Research Intern
    Dates Desired: Summer 2015
    Goals of the Internship: The goal of this internship is to assist the Faculty and Staff Development Program Director in several areas of higher education to include: training and education programs for orientation and qualification of new faculty and staff members, in-service training and development of faculty and staff members, and professional development activities as they relate to the JFSC missions. This is an unpaid position.
    Deadline to Apply: June 10, 2015

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  18. Position Title: Dean of Faculty and Academic Programs Research Intern
    Dates Desired: Summer 2015
    Goals of the Internship: The goal of this internship is to assist the Dean of Faculty and Academic Programs (Dean) in several areas of higher education to include: academic policy development, faculty development, curriculum analysis, assessment analysis, and faculty and student data analysis. Additionally the internship will require research, organization, management, and writing skills necessary to produce analytical reports, briefings, information papers, and other products. The research and products generated will be in response to both internal and external taskings. External taskings will be from a variety of sources including the Joint Staff, National Defense University, and other agencies. This is an unpaid position.
    Deadline to Apply: June 15, 2015

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  19. Position Title: JCWS (Exercise) Research Intern (Multiple Positions Available) - Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Assistance Exercise Purple Solace and Joint Transition Course (JTC)
    Dates Desired: June 2015 – September 2015
    Goals of the Internship: The goal of this internship is to develop additional resource material for JCWS (Exercise Program) and Joint Transition Course (JTC – during which new students from other nations are introduced to how the United States Military conducts planning). The internship involves research to and development of products for JCWS Exercise Purple Solace and follow-on exercise, as well as JTC. This research will involve the review of key documents, related Focus Study lessons, journals, reports, periodicals and current events as it pertains to the range of military operations (ROMO). Based on this research students will have recent and tailored resources that more efficiently and effectively enhance their knowledge and preparation for the exercises. This is an unpaid position.
    Deadline to Apply: June 2, 2015

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  20. Chipotle Scholarships
    Chipotle will award ten (10) $20,000 scholarships to deserving students ages 13-18. Deadline is May 31, 2015.

    Apply here »
  21. GoodCall Scholarship
    GoodCall is running a $2,500 scholarship that is open to all undergraduate and graduate students. The deadline for this summer award is July 31, 2015 and December 31, 2015 for the winter award.

    Apply Here »
  22. LendingTree Scholarship
    The LendingTree $2,500 scholarship is available to students enrolling as freshmen in an undergraduate program this fall. Deadline is July 15, 2015.

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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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