Financial Awards for Interns

About the Awards for Interns

General eligibility requirements for all internship awards include:

  • Current enrollment as an undergraduate student at Millersville University.
  • A credit-bearing internship registered through Experiential Learning and Career Management where the student will complete a minimum of 120 hours of work.

Carol & Marc Phillips Fellowship in Community Engagement Award
Awarded to a student(s) enrolled in a confirmed credit-bearing internship with a non-profit organization. First preference to a student(s) completing their internship as a site coordinator with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program at the United Way of Lancaster County with a minimum GPA of 2.25. Second preference to a student(s) completing their internship at the United Way of Lancaster County with a minimum GPA of 2.25. Third preference to a student(s) completing their internship at non-profit organization with a minimum GPA of 2.25. Financial need will be considered but not a requirement. This scholarship is renewable.  
Application:
Spring (only) - The application deadline for spring 2023 internships is Friday, November 4, 2023.  

Susquehanna Bancshares Internship Program
Awarded to a student(s) who chooses to provide service to the community in the form of an unpaid internship in a nonprofit organization or government agency.  Recipients must be enrolled at Millersville University and have completed 60 credits with an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher at the time of application. Up to (10) ten $1000 one-time, non-renewable awards will be offered to selected student(s) registered for a credit-bearing internship.  
Application: 
Summer - The application deadline for summer 2022 internships has closed.     

Starbrad Excellence in Science Award
Awarded to a student with demonstrated financial need who is majoring in one of the sciences, with first preference to chemistry, and who is participating in an internship or cooperative experience.  It is the donor’s hope that the award will assist the student in covering tuition costs associated with receiving credit for internship or cooperative experience participation. This is a one-time, non-renewable award of $1,000 offered to a selected student registered for a summer credit-bearing internship. 
Application:
Summer (only) - The application deadline for summer 2022 internships has closed.    

For more information about the Awards, please contact Patty Taggart, Assistant Director, at patricia.taggart@millersville.edu or 717-871-7655.

How to Apply

Review eligibility requirements and application deadlines, then follow these steps.

Application Instructions

View Past Award Recipients

Learn more about the student interns who received financial awards in previous years.

Award Recipients