Deadline Date - 02/03/2012
Grant Resource - Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc.
Synopsis - Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute invites applications from Latino undergraduates from across the country for the Congressional Internship Program (CIP). The Congressional Internship Program provides college students with a paid work placement in a Congressional Office or Federal Agency for a period of twelve weeks (Spring/Fall) or eight weeks (Summer).
Size of Grant - Selected participants will receive Congressional Office or Federal Agency Internship Placement; $3,750 stipend - Spring and Fall (Twelve Weeks) or $2,500 stipend - Summer (Eight Weeks); Domestic round-trip transportation to Washington, DC; Housing (All Expenses Covered); Academic Credit -- Interns may be eligible to receive academic credit at their college or university for participating in the program.. It is not mandatory to obtain academic credit to participate, however, CHCI encourages participants to research this possibility.
Deadline Date - 02/17/2012
Grant Resource - University of Texas at Austin
Synopsis - The Population Research Center of the University of Texas at Austin, in collaboration with the Department of Sociology and with funding from the National Science Foundation, is pleased to announce the 2012 Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)Program. The REU programoffers talented undergraduates the opportunity for classroom training and hands-on research experience during a 2-month session on The University of Texas at Austin campus.
Size of Grant - REU summer program dates are May 30, 2012 through July 25, 2012. REU students live and dine together over the summer in a UT dormitory.The REU program pays for tuition, room and board, and computer expenses. In addition, students also receive a $3,000 summer stipend for participation in the program, which should allow the selected students to fully concentrate on their REU experience over the 2-monthprogram. Students will receive an additional $1,000 stipend after presenting a paper at the annual Southern Demographic Association meeting in fall 2012.