Scholarship Name:

The Obama Foundation Internship

Scholarship Description:

Internship offered by the Obama Foundation to college students. 

Award Amount:

Up to $3,000.00

Number of Scholarships:

Multiple awards

Application Required:


Official Transcript Required:


References and Letter of Recommendations Required:

Three (3) references

Interview Required:


Original Essay Required:


Additional Requirements and Information:

1)  May be a current full-time or part-time undergraduate or graduate student; 2) Must be eligible to work in the U.S.; 3) Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age at the start of internship; 4) Internship awarded as follows: Interns will be provided a $1,500.00 stipend and will be compensated for up to $1,500.00 in expenses directly related to the internship, for a total of up to $3,000.00.


O The Fall 2018 internship will run for 14 weeks beginning on September 4, 2018 and ending on December 7, 2018. For students on the quarter system, the internship will run from September 17, 2018 to December 21, 2018.

O Interns will be required to work forty (40) hours a week in either the Chicago or Washington, D.C. office.

O Applicants do not need to be U.S. citizens to apply, but must be able to legally work within the U.S.

O  If you are a qualified candidate with a disability, please contact us at if you require a reasonable accommodation to complete this application.

O   Interns are encouraged to seek course credit for their work with the Obama Foundation.

O Worksheet.





Nationwide (US)

Eligibility Requirements (Check all that apply):

Online application, May be enrolled as either a part-time student or full-time student

Additional Applicant Requirements:

May be an undergraduate or graduate student

Category (Select all that apply):

Age, Community Service, Extracurricular Activities

Web Site:

Point of Contact:

The Obama Foundation



             May 14, 2018 (NLT 5 p.m. CT) (receipt date)

Note: Scholarship information is ALWAYS subject to change. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the relevant office to confirm qualification(s), requirements, deadline, and transmission mode(s) and address(es).