Thursday, December 06, 2007


The Priority Deadline for scholarship funding is quickly approaching for the Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service, a dynamic summer program for undergraduate students interested in volunteerism and careers in the nonprofit sector. A substantial amount of scholarship funding is still available and over half of all students accepted to the program receive a scholarship. Students are encouraged to apply by the priority deadline of January 25th as acceptance, internship placement and scholarship decisions are made on a rolling basis. Scholarships are awarded based on academic excellence, leadership ability and financial need. The final deadline is February 25, 2008.

This fast-paced Institute offers a rigorous combination of professional experience, academic learning and service projects that will provide students with an unparalleled experience in the nation’s capital.

· Internships – Competitive placements with leading nonprofit organizations

· Classes – Up to 9 credit hours from Georgetown University

· Housing – Furnished on-campus apartments

· Service – Variety of hands-on community projects

· Guest Lectures – With Washington’s top nonprofit executives and scholars

· Leadership Development – Leadership, mentoring and career building activities

· Scholarships – Over half of all students receive full or partial funding

· Networking – With hundreds of other top student and nonprofit leaders from around the world

For more information on this exciting opportunity, please visit the website at or contact Ms. Patty Gentry, Program Coordinator, by phone at 1-800-741-6964 or via email at

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