Doel Reed Center for the Arts
Scholarships for summer classes at the Doel Reed Center in Taos, NM ae available. Scholarships offset the cost of the travel, room and board while taking OSU summer courses at the center. Options for Summer 2016 coming soon.
The Mark Twain Awards for Travel
The Mark Twain Awards for Travel support deserving students who wish to enrich their education through exposure to people and places they would otherwise not encounter. Once awarded, the funds are unrestricted and can be used towards any local or international travel of any duration. Prizes range between $500 and $2,500. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. To apply, create a username and password at letterbanc.com and then copy this link into your browser: http://www.letterbanc.com/submissions. You will be asked to submit a brief 250 word statement and some additional information.
The applications for the 2015-2016 David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships are now available at www.borenawards.org. Boren Awards provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East, where they can add important international and language components to their educations. Boren Scholars are interested in studying less commonly taught languages. For a complete list of languages, visit our website. Undergraduate students can receive up to $20,000 for an academic year’s study abroad. In exchange for funding, recipients commit to working in the federal government for a minimum of one year. For more information, contact the Boren Awards staff at email@example.com or 1-800-618-NSEP with questions. Deadline: February 5, 2015.
There are two awards: (1) for students interested in environmental study and environmental justice; (2) for American Indian and Native Alaskan students. Both scholarships are $5000 awards and deadlines are usually in March. For more information: http://www.udall.gov/ourprograms/mkuscholarship/mkuscholarship.aspx
The Oklahoma House of Representatives
Since 2005 the House has hosted dozens of interns from 17 different institutions. Most of the students are seniors or juniors who were selected because of their outstanding ability. Applications are usually due at the end of December for the following Spring Semester. Information available at <http://www.OKHouse.gov/Internship>.
The Office of the Historian will participate in the Department of State’s Virtual Student Foreign Service (VSFS) program for the 2015-16 academic year. More information on the program can be found here, http://www.state.gov/vsfs/.
Anne Ray Internships
The School for Advanced Research, Indian Arts Research Center (IARC) offers two nine-month internships (September 1–May 31) to individuals who are recent college graduates, current graduate students, or junior museum professionals interested in furthering their professional museum experience and enhancing their intellectual capacity for contributing to the expanding field and discourse of museum studies. The internships include a stipend, housing, book allowance, travel to one professional conference, and reimbursable travel to and from SAR. One internship is open to an indigenous individual from the U.S. or Canada, and one internship is open to any U.S. or Canadian citizen meeting the application requirements. For more information visit the site: http://sarweb.org/?internships. Deadline: March 1
Udall Congressional Internships
Yearly awards for American Indian and Native Alaskan students interested in politics, government, and service to the tribes. Spend the summer in DC learning how the government works. Placements are arranged for students and award includes housing and an educational stipend. Applications usually due January 31. Applications can be found at: http://www.udall.gov/ourprograms/mkuscholarship/mkuscholarship.aspx
The Oklahoma Film + Music Office
2015 Summer Internship Program. OF+MO is particularly interested in candidates with experience or enthusiasm in film, music, photography, public relations or marketing for specialized projects. Priority will be given to applicants in their junior or senior year seeking course credit. Previous office experience and/or phone etiquette a plus.
If interested, please submit a résumé and cover letter to Jeanette Stanton at Jeanette.Stanton@TravelOK.com. In the subject line of your email, please put “OF+MO Intern Application – Your Name.” Deadline for submission is Wednesday, April 22 by the end of the business day.