HBCU NATIONAL CENTER GRANTS

HBCU NATIONAL CENTER HOUSING GRANTS

Internship Support Grants

The HBCU National Center, through the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Inc., a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization, is making available one (1) Internship Support Grant to each HBCU each semester in the amount of one thousand dollars ($1,000). The Internship Support Grant is the purpose of promoting, advancing and supporting such HBCU’s experiential learning programs in or about the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

Internship Support Grant Application

HBCUs can make direct application to the HBCU National Center for an Internship Support Grant. Administrators should contact the HBCU National Center to obtain further information.

Intern Housing Grants

The HBCU National Center can award up to two (2) Intern Housing Grants to each HBCU per academic semester to qualified HBCU students for furnished housing in the HBCU National Center Building during the internship. The Intern Housing Grants are valued at $6,000.

Qualifications and Eligibility

In order to qualify for a Grant, the student must meet or satisfy the following:

⦁ Must be a current HBCU student in good academic standing.
⦁ Must have an internship in or about the Washington, D.C. area for the applicable semester.
⦁ Must be on track to graduate and continue to receive academic credit during the internship.
⦁ Must demonstrate a financial need.
⦁ Must have an advisor or mentor during the internship, preferably a person located in the
⦁ Washington, DC area.
⦁ Must have a minimum grade point average of 2.7.
⦁ Must have the recommendation of the student’s HBCU or Liaison.

A Junior or Senior HBCU undergraduate is preferred.

Intern Housing Grant Application

In order for HBCU students to apply for an Intern Housing Grant, the HBCU must appoint a liaison to interface with the Grant program coordinators and the HBCU students seeking Grants. All Intern Housing Grant applications must be submitted by the HBCU Liaison on behalf of its students seeking Intern Housing Grants; Students may not apply directly to the HBCU National Center Foundation for Intern Housing Grant. Liaisons should contact the HBCU National Center to obtain application information and forms for participating in this grant program. The deadline to apply for Fall 2022 is July 11, 2022.

Housing

Awards are announced approximately fifteen days after the Application Deadline. Washington
Intern Student Housing (WISH), which provides intern student housing to over 100 colleges and
universities for hundreds of students each year in DC, will coordinate with the Grant program
coordinators, Liaison and the student on housing assignments, move-ins and related housing
matters. Students will be required to sign WISH’s standard housing application and housing
license agreement.

HBCU NATIONAL CENTER GRANTS

HBCU NATIONAL CENTER HOUSING GRANTS

The HBCU National Center Foundation is awarding up to two (2) housing grants of up to $5,600
each per academic semester for furnished housing in the HBCU National Center Building during
the internship to qualified HBCU students.

Qualifications and Eligibility.

In order to qualify for a Grant, the student must meet or satisfy the following:

⦁ Must be a current HBCU student in good academic standing.
⦁ Must have an internship in or about the Washington, D.C. area for the applicable semester.
⦁ Must be on track to graduate and continue to receive academic credit during the internship.
⦁ Must demonstrate a financial need.
⦁ Must have an advisor or mentor during the internship, preferably a person located in the
⦁ Washington, DC area.
⦁ Must have a minimum grade point average of 2.7.
⦁ Must have the recommendation of the student’s HBCU or Liaison.

A Junior or Senior HBCU undergraduate is preferred.

Application

In order for a HBCU to participate in the Grant program, the HBCU must appoint a liaison (Liaison)
to interface with the Grant program coordinators and the HBCU students seeking Grants. All Grant
applications must be submitted by the HBCU Liaison on behalf of its students seeking Grants.
Students may not apply directly to the HBCU National Center or the HBCU National Center
Foundation for Grants. Liaisons should contact The HBCU National Center to obtain application
forms and further information for participating in the Grant program and submitting applications.
The deadline to apply for Fall 2021 is June 1, 2021.

Housing.

Awards are announced approximately fifteen days after the Application Deadline. Washington
Intern Student Housing (WISH), which provides intern student housing to over 100 colleges and
universities for hundreds of students each year in DC, will coordinate with the Grant program
coordinators, Liaison and the student on housing assignments, move-ins and related housing
matters. Students will be required to sign WISH’s standard housing application and housing
license agreement.