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Funding: Grants and Scholarships
Unlike scholarships, which can sometimes only be applied to tuition, internship grants provide funding for travel and living expenses while on your internship.
Center for Family History and Genealogy
Each winter, several scholarships are available for Family History majors to help fund their internship. Special consideration is given to those who are doing internships outside of Utah. Interested students should contact CFHG Director, Jill Crandell, 1031 JFSB for more information.
College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences Internship Grants
Individual awards of up to $1,600 available per academic semester.
Fall: July 31
Winter: November 30
Spring/Summer: March 31
J.W. Saxe Memorial Fund
Offers up to $2,000 to students doing a public service internship. Deadline: March 15.
Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant
Grants of up to $1,000 for undergraduate study abroad. Deadline: April 1.
Deadlines vary based on your state of residence.
A variety of scholarships can be used to pay your tuition or fund other expenses while on an internship. Visit the History Department to learn about our specific departmental scholarships. Also visit BYU's office of
National Scholarships, Fellowships, and Programs (NSFP)
for a more comprehensive list of available scholarships.
BYU ISP-Field Studies Scholarship
For international internships done through a BYU ISP Internship, not an Individual Experience.
BYU Undergraduate Scholarships
Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship
Awards up to $5,000 for study abroad. Deadline for Spring/Summer and Fall is March 1.
Education Portal: Liberal Arts & General Studies Degree
This award (of $500) is for students pursuing an associate or bachelor degree program emphasizing Liberal Arts, General Studies, or Humanities.
Golden Key Scholarships and Awards
The Golden Key Honor Society offers numerous scholarships each year amounting to $1,000,000 (USD). Scholarships range from study abroad funding and awards of academic excellence to research grants. Each of their many different scholarships requires a different application.
Institute for Humane Studies
The Institute for Humane Studies awards up to $15,000 for undergraduate juniors and senior and Masters students interested in advancing liberty through a scholarly career.
Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship
This fellowships is aimed for students who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career in the US department of State.
Daughters of the American Revolution - Enid Hall Griswold Scholarship
The Enid Hall Griswold Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a deserving junior or senior enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States who are pursuing a major in political science, history, government, or economics. This is a one-time award in the amount of $1,000.
Stipends vs. Pay
The History Department’s policy is that you cannot receive an hourly wage for your internship if you wish to earn academic credit. However, some stipends provided by your internship provider upon completion of your internship may be acceptable. Please contact the Internship Coordinator
if you have any questions about this policy.