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Scholarships

FAQs

Can I apply for the grant if I have already confirmed my spot on the program with a deposit?

Yes, you can still apply for a grant if you’re already a participant. If you are selected as the winner, we would reimburse you for the amount the grant is worth.

Do I need to apply to the program and schedule an interview in order to apply for the grant?

No, you do not need to apply to the regular program to apply to our grants.

Can I apply for the grants if I’ve already applied and been accepted via the traditional process to the program?

Yes, but if you are accepted via the traditional process we can only hold your spot for a certain amount of days. If you do not confirm your spot in the program after you’re accepted, we cannot guarantee that you would be accepted again if you chose to re-apply. We suggest confirming your spot in the program and then applying for the grant to be safe.

When will the recipients be announced?

We will announce the shortlist on February 17, 2020. The winners will be announced on March 9th, 2020.

Can I use the grant for a non-accommodation program?

No, the grants are only valid towards full programs, with housing included.

When is the deadline?

Applications are due February 7, 2020. No late applications will be considered.

What are the inclusions?

Global Leadership Grant to Bangkok: Program fees fully covered for a 6 week placement in Bangkok An internship in your career field Accommodation Program activities and excursions 24/7 support from the local team Professional development workshop $2500 Global Leadership Grant to Shanghai: $2500 USD toward program fees for a 6 week placement in Shanghai (about 50% of total program fees) An internship in your career field Accommodation Program activities and excursions 24/7 support from the local team Professional development workshop $2500 Global Leadership Grant to Madrid: $2500 USD toward program fees for a 6 week placement in Madrid (about 50% of total program fees) An internship in your career field Accommodation Program activities and excursions 24/7 support from the local team Professional development workshop $2000 Global Leadership Grant to Colombia: $2000 USD toward program fees for a 6 week placement in Colombia (about 50% of total program fees) An internship in your career field Accommodation Program activities and excursions 24/7 support from the local team Professional development workshop

Can I apply to more than one?

No, you may only apply for one grant.

Can I use this grant if I do not plan on interning with The Intern Group?

These scholarships are exclusively for The Intern Group participants.

Can I use the scholarship for another destination?

No, the grants are destination specific and cannot be exchanged for another destination.

Can I go longer than 6 weeks?

Yes, grant recipients can go on program longer than 6 weeks however the grant amount remains the same.

If I am the chosen recipient, how will I receive the grant?

Our grants provide partial or full funding toward program fees. Recipient who have paid their program fees will be reimbursed the grant amount. Recipients of grant to Madrid, Shanghai or Colombia who have not yet paid their program fee will have to place their deposit of 800 GBP and also pay the first half of the remaining program fee balance. The grant will be deducted from the second half of the program fee. The recipient of the full-ride Global Leadership Grant to Bangkok will have their full program fees covered.

How do I show proof of financial aid?

In your application, send a photo or screenshot of your financial aid letter.

Do I need to be receiving financial aid?

Only for the Global leadership grant to Bangkok.

Can any nationality apply?

Yes, all nationalities are eligible and welcome to apply to these grants. However, be sure to check the visa requirements for these respective destination you're applying for.

Is there an age limit?

No, however, you must be a student or recent graduate in order to be eligible for the Global Leadership Grants.

What’s not included?

For all grant, visa fees, flights, in-country transportation, insurance and daily food & drink are NOT included. Also, Global Leadership grants to Madrid, Shanghai and Colombia do NOT include the deposit of 800 GBP and remaining program fees.

Can I use the part of the grant as my deposit into the program?

No. You will need to pay both your deposit and the first half of the program fee before we apply the Global Leadership Grant. The grant is counted towards your second and final payment to your internship program.