The Arctic Internship Fellowship provides funding for select University of Michigan students to complete a summer internship at one of the following: The Center for Military and Strategic Studies at the University of Calgary; the Inuit Circumpolar Council-Alaska; or the Labrador Institute. The granting of this fellowship is contingent on the participating organizations' ability and desire to accept nominated students so the number of awards may fluctuate from year to year. Past applicants came from disciplines that included: environment, ecology, evolutionary biology. history, neuroscience, political science, international studies, and public policy.
Undergraduate students at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor from any department are eligible to apply. Grants of up to $2,000 to will be awarded to a limited number of students. Funding can be used by the student to pay travel and living expenses. Undergraduate students graduating in Winter/Spring/Summer of 2015 are not eligible to apply.
Recent Intern Projects
Because the Arctic Internship Program is open to all undergraduates at the University of Michigan, the student disciplines are as varied as the projects. Read about Selima Sewani, who assessed Inuit food security in Alaska.