Undergraduate Research & Internship Funding

 

Human Rights Institute Undergraduate Internship Award

These awards, ranging from $250 – $5,000, are given to outstanding undergraduate students completing a minor or major in Human Rights, completing an internship at a domestic or international human rights organization, and enrolling in either HRTS 3245 or 4291.

Application deadlines:

Summer internship      March 1
Fall internship      March 30
Spring internship      October 30

Applicants must submit the HRI Internship Award Application.

 

Human Rights Institute Undergraduate Internship Travel Award

These awards, up to $1,000, are given to outstanding undergraduate students completing a minor or major in Human Rights, completing an internship at a human rights organization, and enrolling in either HRTS 3245 or 4291. Students may apply for reimbursement of travel expenses associated with internship work, including mileage, bus, train, and air fare, lodging, and conference registration.

A portion of this award is funded by a fund established by the Human Rights Institute faculty and staff.

Application deadlines:      Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis, but preference will be given to those students who apply prior to the start of their internship.

Applicants must submit the HRI Internship Award Application.

 

Previous Recipients of HRI Funding

Human Rights Institute Spring 2013 Funding Recipients

Sarah Alder Commission on Human Rights & Opportunities
Kelsey Barringham HRI Support for Study Abroad in Costa Rica
Sharon Hwang Cape Town Study Abroad

Lydia Kowinko

Lawyers Without Borders

Elise Ursin

Cape Town Study Abroad

Human Rights Institute Fall 2012 Funding Recipients

Michael DiMaio HRI Internship Travel Award, ACLU of CT
Herline Honorat HRI Support for International Human Rights Exchange

Previous Awardees

Human Rights Institute Summer 2012 Funding Recipients

Parfait Gasana
Award funded for an internship at Children's Care and Protection in Rowanda

Christopher Gelino
Award funded for an internship at Guatemala Social Entrepreneur Corps

Gabrielle Mahon
Award funded for an internship at Palestine Youth Initiative

Savannah Williams Lawyers
Award funded for an internship at Without Borders

2012 Goldstone Fellowship

Paige Casaly
Award funded for an internship at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in the Hague.

2012 Victor Schacter '64 Rule of Law Award

Meika Freeman
Award funded participation in Cape Town Study Abroad program in Spring 2012.

Brittany Kerr
Award funded participation in Cape Town Study Abroad program in Spring 2012.

2012 Human Rights Institute Internship Fund

Brittany Kaplan
Award funded for an internship at the US State Department in Summer 2012.

2012 Human Rights Institute Internship Award

Sara Orozco
Award funded for an internship with Rights Action including a delegation to Guatemala in Spring 2012.

2012 Human Rights Institute Internship Travel Grant

Brenda Rivera
Award funded for an internship with the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut in Spring 2012.

2011 Goldstone Fellowship

Katherine Bradbury
Award funded for an internship at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in the Hague.

2011 South Africa International Human Rights Exchange Award

Gabrielle Mahon
Award funded student's participation in the International Human Rights Exchange program in Johannesburg, South Africa.

2011 Victor Schacter '64 Rule of Law Award

Amber Albee
Award funded student's participation in the Guatemala Social Entrepreneur Corps.

2011 Human Rights Institute Internship Award

Sharielle Applewhite
Award funded for an internship in Fall 2010.

Paige Casaly
Award funded for an internship in Spring 2011.

2010 Goldstone Fellowship

Lauren Donnelly
Award funded for an internship at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in the Hague.

2010 Victor Schacter '64 Rule of Law Award

Jaclyn Russo
Award funded student's participation in the International Human Rights Exchange program in Johannesburg, South Africa.

2010 South Africa International Human Rights Exchange Award

Aaron Hayes
Award funded student's participation in the International Human Rights Exchange program in Johannesburg, South Africa.

2009 Victor Schacter '64 Rule of Law Award

Chris Martin
Award funded student's participation in a Summer Study Abroad and Internship program in Guatemala.

Margaret McCarthy
Award funded student's participation in a Summer Study Abroad and Internship program in Guatemala.

2008 Victor Schacter '64 Rule of Law Award

Lauren Donnelly
Award funded student's participation in the International Human Rights Exchange program in Johannesburg, South Africa.

2008 Michael F. Bower & Dorothy L Cochrane Foundation

Shannon Walsh
Award funded student's participation in a Summer Study Abroad and Internship program in the Dominican Republic.

2007 South Africa International Human Rights Exchange Award

Akousa Koram
Award funded student's participation in the International Human Rights Exchange program in Johannesburg, South Africa.