Yawkey Community Service Funded Internship Application Deadline Extension

Are you an undergraduate student who seeks funding for a community service summer internship that will be located in New Haven, Boston, Providence, and their surrounding areas?

Apply now for this competitive fellowship through the Student Grants Database

New Deadline: Wednesday, April 12, 2023

Sponsored by the Yawkey Foundation, the Yawkey Community Service Funded Internship supports students with a $5,000 stipend who propose to work full-time during the summer of 2023 at a certified 501c3 nonprofit in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine (New England). The Foundation carries on the charitable legacy of Tom Yawkey (Yale alumnus) and Jean Yawkey by providing grants to nonprofits, and represents their dedication to helping those who need it most.

The proposed internship must align with one of the following five areas of giving, as well as offer direct support to underserved and underrepresented populations: Health Care; Human Services; Arts and Culture; Education, and Youth/Amateur Athletics. The internship does not need to be secured before the application deadline.

Summer 2022 experiences from student awardees include:

Congress of Connecticut Community Colleges (the 4Cs), Hartford, CT
Connecticut Hospice, Branford, CT
Connecticut Women’s Education & Legal Fund, Hartford, CT
Fair Haven Community Health Care (FHCHC), New Haven, CT
Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services (IRIS), New Haven, CT
Honduras Children’s Project, Durham, CT
Leadership, Education, and Athletics Partnership (LEAP), New Haven, CT
Reagle Music Theatre, Waltham, MA

To learn more about past student awardees and their accomplishments from summer 2022, check out the OCS posts on Facebook and Instagram (@YaleOCS) where we have been highlighting an awardee and their summer experience every week.

For more information and application requirements, visit the Yawkey community page on uConnect, as well as the Student Grants Database for application submission.

Please contact Jorimel Zaldivar at OCS with any questions.

By Jorimel Zaldivar
Jorimel Zaldivar Senior Associate Director for Common Good Careers