National & International Scholarships
Institute on Philanthropy and Volunteer Service
The Fund for American Studies has sponsored academic internship programs in Washington D.C. for over forty years. The Institute’s objective is to provide a real-world professional and academic experience for college students to help prepare them for responsible leadership in the future.
The comprehensive package includes a guaranteed internship placement, courses for transferable credit, furnished housing, a variety of guest lectures and briefings, as well as opportunities for professional development and networking. This is truly the ultimate summer experience in Washington.
With IPVS, a recipient is guaranteed an internship with a national nonprofit organization, local charity, or foundation. In the classroom, one will explore the unique history and ethics of volunteer service in America.