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Awards and Assistance Programs

Internship and Research Support

Internships and research funds are awarded to support student research projects during the academic year or over the summer.

The Joseph F. Anderson ’44 Internship Fund provides for individual internship stipends to support full-time internships for students wishing to expand their educational horizons in preparation for potential careers after graduation. Internships need not be limited to the student's proposed or declared area of concentration.

The Bristol-Myers Squibb Fellowship Program, made possible through grants from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, provides support for students engaged in summer research projects.

The Casstevens Family Fund was established by Mr. and Mrs. O.L. Casstevens, parents of Martin Casstevens, Class of 1980 and Michael Casstevens, Class of 1991, to support ­students working on special research projects.

The Chinese Language Career-Related Experience Fund, made possible by a gift  from Shawn Warren Crowley, mother of Ryan Beres, Class of 2013, provides stipends to support career-related experiences, including internships, for students who are pursuing opportunities related to Chinese language studies. A student may be eligible to receive funding more than once during his or her tenure at Hamilton.

The Class of 1964 Internship Fund provides for individual internship stipends to support full-time, unpaid or minimally paid internships for students wishing to expand their educational horizons in preparation for potential careers after graduation. Internships need not be limited to the student’s proposed or declared area of concentration.

The Class of 2006 Internship Fund provides support for expenses associated with full-time, unpaid summer student internships, including, but not limited to, related transportation, room and/or board expenses.

The George and Martha Darcy Internship Support Fund provides cost-of-living stipends to students possessing a B average or better and pursuing full-time internship opportunities in the areas of communications, writing, advertising, public relations, publishing and/or media, including print journalism and telecommunications. Preference is given to students undertaking an internship during the summer between their junior and senior years.

The Dizengoff Family First-Year Forward Fund, established by Betsy W. and Ira S.  Dizengoff, parents of Reuben Eli Dizengoff, Class of
2015, provides stipends to support career-related experiences, including internships, for students participating  in Hamilton's First-Year Forward Program.

The Katharine Eckman ’09 Internship Fund provides support for expenses associated with one or more full-time, unpaid or paid summer or post-graduate internships either in government (local, state, federal) or with an elected official, agency or organization involved with making and shaping public policy.

The General Electric Fellowship Program for Minority Science Student Research, made possible through a grant from the General Electric Foundation, provides support for minority students conducting scientific research during the summer.

The Sidney and Laura Gilbert Internships provide financial support for approved, full-time summer internships.

The Ralph E. Hansmann Science Students Support Fund, established in honor of Ralph E. Hansmann, Class of 1940 and a life trustee of the College, provides support for ­science students conducting research during the academic year or over the summer.

The Howard Hughes Science Students Research Program, made possible through a grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, provides support for undergraduate science students pursuing independent summer research projects.

The Jeffery Fund Science Internship supports stipends for off-campus student internships in the sciences and/or on-campus faculty-student collaborative research projects in the sciences.

The Kevin W. Kennedy ’70 Internship Fund provides individual internship stipends to help support internships in the visual or performing arts, including the studio arts.

The Dr. Robert L. Montgomery ’29 and Dr. Warren R. Montgomery ’36 Fund provides support for student research in the sciences, specifically work done in conjunction with faculty-student research collaborations and faculty research.

The Robert S. Morris Class of 1976 Internship Fund provides internship stipends to support full-time, unpaid or minimally paid internships for students wishing to expand their educational horizons in preparation for potential careers after graduation. Internships need not be limited to the student’s proposed or declared area of concentration.

The Monica Odening Student Internship and Research Fund in Mathematics, established by life trustee William M. Bristol III, Class of 1943, in honor of his granddaughter Monica Hastings Lee Odening, Class of 2005, provides support for directed student internships in mathematics and student-faculty collaborative research in mathematics.

The Alexander Paganelli Class of 2012 Memorial Student Research Endowment provides support for student research, on or off-campus, with preference given to students pursuing research in the natural sciences.

The Don Potter Endowment in Geology, established by friends and former students of Donald B. Potter in recognition of his 34 years as a professor of geology at Hamilton, provides support for undergraduates pursuing geological field research. Preference is given to summer field research projects.

The Summer Internship Support Fund, established by John G. Rice, Class of 1978, provides grants to cover out-of-pocket expenses, including housing and travel, associated with both paid and unpaid student summer internship opportunities at profit and not-for-profit organizations.

The Steven Daniel Smallen Memorial Fund for Student Creativity, established by Ann and David Smallen in memory of their son Steven, encourages student creativity by providing funds for projects displaying some, or all, of the characteristics of originality, expressiveness and imagination.

The Edward and Virginia Taylor Fund for Student/Faculty Research in Chemistry provides support for summer student-faculty collaborative research in the field of chemistry, broadly defined, furthering the academic and personal growth of students and faculty members in this field of study.

The Bonnie A. Urciuoli Student Research Fund in Anthropology provides support for research activities for students majoring or minoring in anthropology or archeaology.

The Christie Bell Vilsack K’72 Internship Award provides support for expenses associated with summer internship opportunities including, but not limited to, related costs for transportation, meals, supplies, etc.

The Eleanor Walsh Wertimer Internship Fund provides for individual internship  stipends to support full-time, unpaid or minimally paid summer internships for  students pursuing opportunities in the public or not-for-profit sector. The internship  need not be limited to the recipient’s proposed or identified area(s) of concentration.  The intent is for students to view this as an opportunity to expand further their  educational horizons in preparation for potential careers after graduation.

The Sergei S. Zlinkoff Student Medical Research Fund, established by the Sergei S. Zlinkoff Fund for Medical Education, provides research support for pre-medical ­students or for students engaged in research related to the field of medicine.

Scholarships, Fellowships, Prizes and Internship Support

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