MIT Fellowships

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MIT Fellowships: Each year, the Public Service Fellowship program provides MIT students with the opportunity to use their education, skills, and talents to address the needs of underserved communities around the world.

Each year, 50 MIT students receive funding for a Public Service Fellowship, over fall, IAP, spring, and summer.

Past Fellows have worked to build capacity for communities and organizations in 22 countries on four continents.

Scholarship Application Eligibility Criteria:

  • Potential for sustainable benefit to an underserved community (direct benefit or through a community organization or non-profit organization)
  • Potential for the Fellow's growth/educational value convincingly explained
  • Evidence of strong motivation to carry out the project
  • Potential for effective supervisor-student relationship
  • Application materials explain how the project matches the community's needs
  • Project seems realistic and feasible: scope matches student qualifications, time frame, supervisor expertise and input, etc.

    Fellowships may be undertaken in the Cambridge area, elsewhere in the US, or across the globe.

    The Fellowships stipend is $10 an hour for Individual and Group Fellowships.

    Team Fellowships cover agreed expenses such as airfare, necessary ground transportation, and on-site housing but do not pay a stipend.

    Contact: Public Service Center, Room 4-104, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307, Tel: 617-253-0742. Fax: 617-258-9357.

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