Scholarships, Fellowships, Academic Internships, and Grants: Human Development

This guide is designed to assist members of the Eckerd College Community in identifying scholarships, grants, academic internships, and fellowship opportunities.

City Programs

See in particular the programs in the bottom half of the page.  It indicates these are open to youth >18 years old, and there is a fellowship available.
The My Sister's Keeper Fellowship was created as a network for young women in St. Pete to connect, ignite, inspire, and invest in each other. The program is held on an annual basis and the application is currently closed.
Cohort of Champions
The Cohort of Champions (COC) training program involves educational, entrepreneurial, workforce, and enrichment training opportunities for 100 young men and women, ages 12 to 24. The COC training initiative is the next step to prepare our African American young men and women for the future as well as to develop a trained, qualified and ready workforce.  
Youth Development Grants
The Youth Development Grant program provides funding opportunities to local non-profit organizations who provide services to St. Pete youth. This program expands on the other mayoral education and community initiatives that are designed to provide additional opportunities to St. Pete’s youth and businesses.


Scholarships and Fellowships

Funding Opportunities

Social Work HEALS: Social Work Health Care Education and Leadership Scholars

Social Work Healthcare Education and Leadership Scholars (HEALS) aims to develop the next generation of healthcare social work leaders. This is accomplished by providing BSW and MSW students with scholarship funding and educational enhancements, so that they are well positioned to be an integral part of the healthcare delivery team; providing professional development and mentorship to field instructors and creating a network that fosters effectiveness across settings; and building the next generation of social work academic and practice leaders through doctoral and post-doctoral research and policy fellowships.

Minority Fellowship Program

CSWE's Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) opportunities support the mission of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to reduce the effects of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities by increasing racial/ethnic minority individuals who are trained to work with underrepresented and underserved persons with or at risk for mental health and/or substance abuse disorders.

Scholars Program

The CSWE Scholars Program is designed to provide both senior and junior scholars with the opportunity to work on research projects or programmatic initiatives of their choosing and in line with CSWE priorities. This Program is designed to provide senior scholars (faculty members) and junior scholars (such as doctoral students or individuals recently completing their doctoral dissertation) with the opportunity to work on projects and initiatives of interest to the scholar as well as to CSWE.


Carl A. Scott Memorial Fund

The Carl A. Scott Memorial Fund was established by the CSWE Board of Directors in recognition of Carl A. Scott's contributions to CSWE and the social work profession. The components of the Fund includes an annual lecture series given at the annual program meeting, a publication program, and scholarship assistance. Two scholarships in the amount of $500 each are awarded to students who have demonstrated a commitment to work for equity and social justice in social work.

Katherine A. Kendall Institute International Fellowship Program

The International Fellowship Program was developed to meet the goals of CSWE Katherine A. Kendall Institute for International Social Work Education to encourage and facilitate international partnerships among social work faculty worldwide and to promote international social work education and practice.


NOTE: Scholarship availability and eligibility may be subject to change and are available to current NABSW Student Members Only!


1. Applicant must be an active paid member of NABSW during the year of application in order to be eligible. 
2. Applicant must be a full-time Undergraduate, Graduate, or Doctoral level student during the academic school year for which they are applying for the scholarship.  
3. Applicant must submit a two to three page, double-spaced, typewritten “statement of purpose” letter.  The following must be included: ● Professional Interests ● Future Social Work Aspirations ● Previous Social Work Experiences (Volunteer and Professional) ● Honors and Achievements (Academic and Community Service) ● Research Interests within the black community (Masters and Doctoral Students).   
4. Applicant must submit two letters of recommendations: One letter of recommendation must be completed by the student’s Chapter Advisor of NABSW (or Chapter President if affiliated with a community chapter), and the other can be completed by a professor, field instructor, or a community-based leader.  
5. Applicant must submit an official letter from the school registrar officer verifying that the student is attending and in "good standing" with the university or college and include the student’s dates of enrollment.   
6. Applicant must submit an official, current, academic transcript from the school.  First year MSW students must present their official undergraduate transcript if a current academic transcript is not yet available. 
7. Applicants may be eligible for both a tuition scholarship and a book scholarship.




Cenie “Jomo” Williams, Jr. was the first elected President of the National Association of Black Social Workers.  He was elected President of the New York City Association of Black Social Workers in 1969 and developed many community programs that brought positive changes in the New York community, and built the New York City Chapter into the organization’s largest chapter. When elected to the Presidency of the National Association of Black Social Workers in 1970, Williams’ put forth tremendous efforts to develop and organize new chapters, both nationally and internationally.  
In 1974, Cenie was appointed the first Executive Director of the National Association of Black Social Workers. As director, the continued his work with the international affiliates which resulted in the development of the National Association of Black Social Workers’ International Education Conference.  Until the time of departure in 1983, Cenie never gave up fighting for justice.  His passion to serve can only be surpassed by this love for African people everywhere.  
SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA • Student must have a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale • Student must be an African American and demonstrate community service • Student must express research interest in the black community • Student must be enrolled for full-time study at an accredited United States social work program in the semester that the award will be granted. 


Selena Brown was a social work student at the University of Michigan. She had worked hard to attend school and was killed in Detroit by a family member. Selena was very active in NABSW and highly thought of by students and members of the Association.  
SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA  • Student must have a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale • Student must be an African American and demonstrate community service • Student must express research interest in the Black community • Student must be enrolled for full-time study at an accredited United States social work program in the semester that the award will be granted.

3. STELLA BROWNE BOOK SCHOLARSHIP- (1) Award of $250.00  

Stella M. Browne was a Pioneer of the National Association of Black Social Workers.  She joined the Atlanta Chapter of NABSW in 1972 and served as Steering Committee Representative. Stella was a dedicated and faithful member of NABSW and volunteered her service and time unselfishly to improve conditions in the Black community.  She traveled the world extensively while developing alliances with other social workers and establishing catalyst for social change.  Stella was dedicated to empowering others through education and mentorship. This scholarship has been established to continue her legacy by assisting students to achieve their educational and career goals.   
SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA • Student must have a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale • Student must be an African American and demonstrate community service • Student must express research interest in the Black community • Student must be enrolled for full-time study at an accredited United States social work program in the semester that the award will be granted.   



4. DR. THERESA L. ROBERTS BOOK SCHOLARSHIP- (1) Award of $250.00  
Dr. Theresa L. Roberts is a Founder and Charter Member of the Central Indiana Chapter, Inc. of the National Association of Black Social Workers.  She has been a proud member of NABSW since 1981, having joined various chapters until Central Indiana was chartered in 1985.  Dr. Roberts, who is a current member of the Board of Directors, has the distinction of having held every office in her Chapter.  Dr. Roberts’ leadership and volunteerism in NABSW have been exemplary-her members refer to her as “the glue” of the Chapter.  She has dedicated her resources, expertise, and time to empowering, unifying, and mentoring social workers of African descent “by any means necessary”.  In 1998, the CIC established the Dr. Theresa L. Roberts Proclamation and Annual Legacy Award named in her honor.  She also received the NABSW National Distinguished Service Award in 2009 for her pioneering contribution.  This book scholarship has been established to continue Dr. Roberts’ legacy of academic excellence, professional achievements and community service as an African-centered social worker.   
SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA  • Student must have a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale • Student must be an African American/African descent • Student must demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, and community service in the Black community. • Student must demonstrate commitment to African-centered social work • Student must be enrolled for full-time student at an accredited United States social work program in the semester that the award will be granted.  


Carl Algood established the Emma and Meloid Algood Undergraduate Tuition Scholarship to honor his parents for their unselfish dedication to helping people in need.  Their work with the poor, even though they lacked formal training, left an indelible impression upon him. This led to his choice of career as a social worker.  Consequently, Mr. Algood, partners with NABSW in providing an annual scholarship to a deserving social work student who will use the training to work with the less fortunate in our communities  
SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA  • Student must have a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale • Student must be an African American and demonstrate community service • Student must express research interest in the Black community • Student must be enrolled for full-time study at an accredited United States BACHELOR OF SOCIAL WORK  program in the semester that the award will be granted  


Dr. Joyce Beckett, a member of the Richmond, VA Chapter of ABSW, funded the Dr. Joyce Beckett Scholarship to help African American graduate students who plan to provide needed social work interventions with African Americans.  This annual scholarship is a means of giving back to the African American community.  This scholarship is intended to help a student complete graduate work and develop professional skills and talents to work in the African American community.   
SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA  • Student must have a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale • Student must be an African American and demonstrate community service • Student must express research interest in the Black community • Student must be enrolled for full-time study at an accredited United States MASTER OF SOCIAL WORK  program in the semester that the award will be granted  

7. THADDEUS P.  MATHIS BOOK SCHOLARSHIP- (1) Award of $300.00  

This scholarship seeks to engage students in the study of African-centered social work.  Student applicants should demonstrate an interest in research and scholarship on Africana social work and Africana social policy.   
SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA  • Student should have a 3.0 Grade Point Average on a 4.0 scale  • Student should have a demonstrated interest in community service  • Student should demonstrate an interest in African Centered Social Work • Student must prepare an Autobiographical Statement which locates him/herself in the discourse on Africana social work theory and practice. This statement should include the following components: 1. The most important shaping events in the student’s own life experiences;   2. A summary of  the student’s understanding of African-centered social work;   3. Application of understanding of African-centered social work to the student’s own life experiences; and 4. The Implications of this analysis for the student’s practice of social work. The length of this statement will reflect the applicant’s writing style, the complexity of  her/his life experiences, and depth of his/her analysis.



 Judith Dianne Jackson Scholarship. For further information and  to apply, click here! 



OTHER SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE FOR MINORITY STUDENTS! provides an extensive online listing of scholarships available exclusively for minority students (high school through postdoctoral) for a variety of activities including study, research, travel, training, career development and creative projects. for further information and to apply, please go to




Albright Institute of Archaeological Research(Jerusalem) 32 fellowships in Near Eastern studies from prehistory through the early Islamic period, including the fields of archaeology, anthropology, art history, Bible, epigraphy, historical geography, history, language, literature, philology and religion and related disciplines.


American Antiquarian Society Fellowships(Worcester, MA) One- to 12-month fellowships for research in American history, art and culture through 1876. 


American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science and Technology Policy Fellowships  Two fellowships in Congress to increase and improve interaction between scientists, including those in psychology, and policy makers.  


American Association of University Women American Fellowships  Fellowships supporting women finishing research for publication.


American Center of Oriental Research Fellowships(Aman, Jordan) Fellowships in all areas of the humanities and the natural and social sciences which contribute to scholarship in Near Eastern studies.


American Council of Learned Societies  Fellowships for humanities and social sciences, and interdisciplinary work, but notfor pedagogy, translation, or most travel.


American Institute of Indian Studies(India) Research fellowships up to nine months in anthropology, ethnomusicology, history, performing arts, political science, religious studies, and urban planning of India.


American Philological Association(Munich) One fellowship in residence with the Thesaurus Linguae Latinae Institute on Latin language and culture from the classical period through the early Middle Ages. Requires reading knowledge of German and advanced competence in Greek.


American Philosophical Society

            Library Resident Research Fellowship(Philadelphia) One- to four-month resident fellowships to use the society’s collection to researchthe history of American science and technology and its European roots, as well as early American history and culture (not Philosophy).

            Franklin Research GrantsSmall grants to young scholars intended to support the cost of research leading to publication in all areas of knowledge.


American Political Science Association  

  1. Congressional Fellowshipsfor political sciencecommunications, and health policyscholars
  2. Centennial Center for Political Science & Public Affairs(Washington, D.C.) Up to one year resident visiting scholar in all areas of political science. External funding helpful.  Some funds available for scholars pursuing Latino/political sciencecomparative electoral politicswomen and politics, the American presidency, or public administration.
  3. Additional political science funding sources


American Psychological FoundationOne-year $5,000-20,000 grants supporting research, education, and intervention projects and programs that on the connection between mental and physical health to ensure well-being;

1   Reducing stigma and prejudice to promote unity and harmony;

2   Understanding and preventing violence to create a safer, more humane world; and

3   Supporting programs that address the long-term psychological needs of individuals and communities in the aftermath of disaster.


American-Scandinavian Foundation(Scandinavian countries) Support for one year of research or study relevant to Scandinavian countries in all fields. Command of host country language expected.


Andrew Mellon Foundation

  1. Charles A. Ryskamp Research Fellowships Academic year fellowships for tenure-track faculty in humanities and social sciences.

2.    Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars (Stanford or Can Marino, CA, Chicago, Cambridge or Worcester, MA, Research Triangle Park, NC, Princeton, Washington, D.C., Rome or Florence, Italy) Academic year fellowships in humanities and social sciences at participating national research centers.


Archaelolgical Institute of AmericaFellowships, grants and scholarships open to members of the institute.

1.    German Archaeological Institute Fellowship for Study in Berlin(Berlin) Fellowships for archaeologists who wish to use the library of the German Archaeological Institute for their research.

2.    Anna C. & Oliver C. Colburn Fellowship(Athens) Up to one year of support for research at the American School of Classical Studies.

3.    Helen M. Woodruff Fellowship of the Archaeological Institute of America and the American Academy in Rome(Rome) Archaeological and classical studies.

4.    Olivia James Traveling FellowshipFor travel and archaeological study in Greece, Cyprus, the Aegean Islands, Sicily, southern Italy, Turkey or Mesopotamia.

5.    Archaeology of Portugal FellowshipFor research, colloquia, symposia, publication and travel pertaining to the archaeology of Portugal.

6.    Archaeological Institute of America Site Preservation GrantOne- to three-year grant to maximize global preservation, outreach, and best practices for impact on local community, students, and discipline of archaeology as a whole.

7.    Publication Preparation GrantFunding to assist in final analysis, writing, and preparation for publication of the results of research so that, by the end of the second year under the grant, a completed manuscript (article or monograph) will be submitted for publication.

8.    Archaeological Institute of America Publication Subvention ProgramSupport of new book-length publications in the field of Classical Archaeology, defined as Greek, Roman, and Etruscan archaeology and art history. 


Asian Cultural CouncilGrants tailored to the needs and objectives of scholars in traditional and contemporary arts, archaeology, architecture, art history, arts administration, arts criticism, conservation, crafts, dance, design (not commercial), film, installation, literature, museology, music, new media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, theater, and video.


AT&T Technology & Environment Awards Program 

Grants for interdisciplinary research (1) to understand how Information and Communications Technologies (e.g. mobile connectivity) can affect the environment; (2) to understand how businesses can apply research findings related to ICT products and services to operate with less environmental impact and (3) to produce university faculty and students who can contribute to solving global and regional environmental problems.


Black Metropolis Research Consortium(Chicago) Short-term fellowships to provide access to archives and collections for artists and scholars in African American and African diasporic culture, history, and politics.  


James McKeen Cattell Fund Fellowshipssupplement sabbatical pay (up to $37,500) for psychology scholars.


Center for the Advancement of Scholarship on Engineering EducationSenior fellowshipsto research improvements in engineering education.


Chiang Ching Kuo Foundation  (Taiwan) Support for scholars from the American region for research,sabbatical funding, matching funds for conferences, and subsidies for publicationson Chinese Studies in the humanities and social sciences.  Preference to collaborative projects with counterparts in Taiwan.


Council for International Exchange of Scholars (Fulbright Scholars)800 awards for research worldwide.


Guggenheim Memorial Foundation  Six to twelve month fellowships for mid-career faculty across the arts and sciences, though not for artists who interpret other people’s work (yes for composers or choreographers, no for performers or directors of compositions or choreography).


Institute for Advanced Study  (Princeton) One term to multi-year visiting member fellowships in history of arts and sciences (combining humanistic disciplines, from socioeconomic developments, political theory, and modern international relations, to the history of art, science, philosophy, music, and literature), math, and natural and social sciences.  


Italian Academy at Columbia University Resident Fellowships(New York) One- and two-semester resident fellowships to pursue studies in cultural memory in global society, including scientific and technological connections and the neuroscience of cultural memory. 


Jennings Randolph Program for International Peace  (Washington, D.C.) Ten month resident fellowship to reflect and write on pressing international peace and security challenges.


Kluge Center at the Library of Congress(Washington, D.C.) Resident distinguished chairs and fellowships for up to one year for research in all areas of the arts and sciences.  Topic-specific funds include astrobiologypolitical economyforeign policy and international relationshealth and spiritualityAmerican studiesethics and American history, and folklife studies


Lady Davis Fellowship Trust Visiting Professorship(Israel) Visiting professorship in any field of study at Hebrew University.  Applicants must be full or associate professors AND be sponsored by a member of Hebrew University faculty.


Liguria Study Center for the Arts and Humanities Bogliasco Fellowships(Genoa, Italy) One-month fellowships in archaeology, architecture, classics, dance, film/video, history, landscape architecture, literature, music, philosophy, theater, and visual arts. The Center also occasionally awards named fellowships in music, visual arts, dance, literature, and music.


McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience Technical InnovationSupport for interdisciplinary research to enlarge the range of technology available to monitor, manipulate, analyze, or model brain function at any level, from molecular to entire organism.


Princeton University James Madison Visiting FellowshipOne year visiting fellowship in constitutional law and political thought.


Property and Environment Research Center(Bozeman, MT) free market environmentalism.

            Julian Simon Fellowshipfor policy-oriented research on natural resource and environmental conservation.

            Lone Mountain Fellowshipto research the role of markets and property rights in protecting and enhancing environmental resources. 


Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study(Cambridge, MA) One year residential fellowships for research in the humanities and social sciencescreative arts, and natural sciences and mathematics.  Opportunities for group applications and cluster studies.


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows  (Washington, D.C.) Health care policy fellowship with a residential experience in Washington, DC, with additional support for continued health policy leadership development activities for up to one year for mid-career health professionals and behavioral and social scientists with an interest in health and healthcare.


Rockefeller Foundation Residencies(Bellagio, Italy) Month-long residencies for 12 scholars from all academic disciplines to explore topics relevant to improving life for the poor worldwide OR one to three month residencies and fellowships for fine and literary artists whose work is inspired by global or social issues.  


Russell Sage Foundation(New York, NY) Ten month residential fellowship in social science.


School of American Research(Santa Fe, NM) Nine month residenciesfor scholars who have completed their research and analysis in the social sciences, humanities, and Native arts and who need time to reflect, debate, and write.  Of these, oneis specifically geared to scholars of Native American heritage.  There is also a two month summer residencyfor three scholars in the social sciences, humanities, or arts.


Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Scholars in Residence Program(New York) Six-month residency for research and writing on the peoples of the African Diaspora, which may include social and hard sciences if the work contributes to the humanities.


Social Science Research Council

            Abe FellowshipThree to twelve months of support for research explicitly focused on policy-relevant and contemporary issues with a comparative or transnational perspective that draw the study of the United States and Japan into wider disciplinary or theoretical debates.

            Drugs, Security, and Democracy FellowshipThree to twelve months of support for research on organized crime, drug policy, issues of governance, and associated topics across the social sciences and related disciplines.

            Islamic Traditions and Muslim Societies in World ContextsSmall grants to support public engagement by academic experts on Islamic traditions and Muslim societies.

            Van Alen Fellows ProgramPeriodic grants for social sciences and architecture to support work on the intersection between social dynamics and the built environment.


United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Fellowships(Washington, D.C.) Three- to nine-month fellowships to support significant research and writing about the Holocaust.


United States Institute of Peace

  1. Grantsfor peace studies, including models for prevention and resolution of conflict, the roles of women, religion, economics, or the media, or social, psychological, and physical impacts of war. 
  2. Jennings Randolph Senior Fellowship(Washington, D.C.) Ten month resident fellowship to reflect and write on pressing international peace and security challenges.
  3. Additional Fellowshipsfor senior visiting, unpaid guest, Afghan, and Iraq scholars.


University of Ottawa Institute of Women's Studies(Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) Visiting scholar for one academic year for a feminist researcher to pursue study in an interdisciplinary, bilingual environment and share research with university.


William T. Grant FoundationDistinguished fellows program to promote exchange among researchers and policy-makers whose work affects and improves the lives of young people.


Working Abroad

Programs with Worldwide Placement

The organizations listed below are not affiliated with the University of Michigan. We have attempted to include legitimate organizations but cannot guarantee the quality of those listed here. Please verify information directly with program providers. Program fees and stipends/salary (if applicable) vary by program, country, and duration.

Organizations with an * also offer summer or semester possibilities.

U-M Students Only: AIESEC U-M
Non-U-M Students: AIESEC U.S.
AIESEC, a non-profit internship exchange program, offers positions in over 100 countries in teaching English for non-certified students for summer or longer term. Most placements are in South America Placements are also available in Eastern Europe and Asia. All positions are paid enough to cover in-country expenses, and housing and transportation are arranged before the teacher's arrival.

CIEE Teach Abroad Programs*
Places participants in English teaching positions in urban and rural areas of Chile, China, Czech Republic, Morocco, Portugal, South Korea, Spain, and Thailand, Vietnam for 4-12 month contracts. Application fee required.

Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships
U-M students: See the campus Fulbright advisor in the U-M International Institute. One year Teaching Assistantships in over 60 countries throughout Europe, Asia, and South America. A separate program is available in Austria (see the Austrian Fulbright application). Strong preference is given to majors in appropriate foreign languages who are interested in international education. U-M Application deadline is usually in mid-September or mid October for applicants-at-large.

GeoVisions offers short term (1-3 months) summer language camp counselor placements in Italy, Thailand, and China. Participants live with local families and teach English approximately 15 hours per week. Arrival dates are flexible. Paid teaching opportunities are available in China, Costa Rica, Italy, South Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand. Bachelor’s degree not required.

Global Routes Internship Placements*
Global Routes places pairs of teaching interns in local schools in remote villages in Belize, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Kenya, India, Tanzania, and Thailand. Summer (2 months) and academic term (3 months) placements available. Interns live with host families and teach full time in the local schools. They are also expected to complete a community service project in their community.

Greenheart Travel/Center for Cultural Exchange (CCI)*
Offers teach abroad programs of varying durations in Bhutan, China, Georgia, South Korea,Thailand and Vietnam. The Teach in Georgia program is an all-expenses-paid initiative started in conjunction with the Georgian Ministry of Education.

Offers paid teaching placements in China, Indonesia, Italy, Malawi, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand, Russia, or online. Participants will complete a 100-hour Online TEFL course before departing to destination country, which is included in the program fees. Some locations accept students who have not yet earned their university degree.

Flexible, 1-3 month programs in USA, Australia, Canada, Costa Rica, France, Guatemala, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Spain, and Thailand; tutor 15 hours a week while living with host family. Application deadline is 2 months prior to desired start date.

The International Partnership for Service Learning*
Programs for summer, semester, or year combining academic courses for credit with unpaid service work in human services, health care, special education, TEFL, or community development. Locations in Colombia, Greece, Peru, Tanzania, Vietnam. IPSL offers two international graduate programs: International Development & Service (IDS), and Community Organizing and Social Activism (COSA).

U.S. Peace Corps
U-M Peace Corps Office
The Peace Corps is one of the best-paid volunteer jobs: all expenses paid, extensive training, and a resettlement allowance after completing 2-year assignment. Placements in over 70 countries in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, the Pacific Basin, and Russia. Math and science teachers are especially in demand. Jobs in agriculture, business, health, skilled trades, etc., also available. U.S. citizens only. No upper age limit. Approximately 3,500 volunteers are placed annually. The Peace Corps is one of the best-paid “volunteer” jobs: all expenses paid, extensive training, and a “resettlement allowance” of approximately $7,000 after completing 2-year assignment. Placements in over 73 countries in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, the Pacific Basin, and Russia. Positions available in teaching English, though math and science teachers are especially in demand. Jobs in agriculture, business, health, skilled trades, etc., also available. U.S.citizens only. No upper age limit. No application deadline, but allow 12 months between application and placement.

World Endeavors*
World Endeavors offers short term volunteer teaching programs (up to 12 weeks, with programs typically running 4-6 weeks) in Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Ghana, India, Nepal, the Philippines, Tanzania, and Thailand. Fees and application deadlines vary according to program, with most programs suggesting that you apply at least 12 weeks prior to your intended start date. No TEFL certification is required. World Endeavors also offers an internship in teaching English in Italy. This program lasts 3-6 months. No knowledge of Italian is necessary. Participants will take part in an intensive Italian language training (80 hours per month) upon arrival in Italy. By the conclusion of the program, participants will earn a professional language certification. Program fees vary depending on the length of stay (3-6 months). Multiple application deadlines are listed on website and depend on the desired departure date. No salary. See website for further details on all World Endeavors programs.

Places volunteers as teachers for one year in America Samoa, Bangladesh, Chile, China, Columbia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guyana, India, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Pohnpei and Kosrae), Namibia, Panama, Tanzania, and Thailand. Six month placements also available in Namibia and Tanzania. Summer placements available in China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Namibia, Poland, and South Africa. Bachelor's degree required for year-long programs. Program fees include international airfare, 3-4 week orientation, training, health insurance, and on-site support. Room and board and a small stipend are provided on-site by the host institution. Some programs offer significant funding through governmental organizations (China, Chile, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, and American Samoa). No salary. No application fee. Deadline varies depending on program. 15-75 placements in each country annually.


Student Teaching Programs

The Institute of International Education publishes directories with lists of credit-granting study abroad programs which have a student teaching component. As always, U-M credit transfer is dependent upon approval.

Specialized University-Level Teaching

City University
Sends experienced instructors to City University's branches in Bratislava and Trencin, Slovakia, as well as Australia, Canada, China, the Czech Republic, Greece, Mexico, Romania, and Switzerland to teach in one or more of the following areas: academic prep English, undergraduate business, and MBA programs. Master's degree or higher in subject area preferred. Airfare, stipend, housing, and health insurance provided. About 20 total placements (EFL and credit courses) annually out of 120-140 applicants. A few teachers occasionally needed mid-year. Rolling admissions.