Washington Internships for Native Students (WINS)


Native American SUNY: Western Consortium
E-116 Thompson Hall
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3170

Sponsor

American University

Title

WASHINGTON INTERNSHIPS FOR NATIVE STUDENTS (WINS)

Contact


American University - Tenley Campus
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016-8083

phone: 202.895.4879
fax: 202.895.4882
e-mail: wins@american.edu
url: www.american.edu/spexs/wins

Availability

June  - July           8 weeks/6 credits    100 students
August - Dec               15 weeks/12 credits    15 students
January - May            15 weeks/12 credits    15 students

Eligibility

American Indian and Alaska Native; Enrolled in a college or university as a Sophomore, Junior, Senior, or graduate student; In good academic standing.

Information

WINS has four components - Academic Course Work, Research, Government Agency Internship, and Cultural/Social Activities - each interwoven to emphasize traditional Native practices and values. All fees and costs paid through the internship sponsor and American University. Apply on-line or call for informational packet. Applications are processed as received.

Benefits/Award

Tuition; housing; meal plan; course books; weekly stipend; transportation to/from and within Washington, DC; activities and events

Deadline

February 15, 2014:  Priority Deadline (Summer Semester)
March 1, 2014: Final Deadline

June 15, 2014:  Priority Deadline (Fall Semester)
July 1, 2014: Final Deadline

October 15, 2015:  Priority Deadline (Spring Semester)
November 1, 2015; Final Deadline

Required Documentation

Completed Application Form; Essay; Letter of Recommendation from Nation/Tribal Council or Education Department; Letter of Recommendation from Professor or College Administrator; Resume; Most Recent Transcript; Proof of Nation/Tribal Membership.


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