Student during political internship

Did you know that you can apply for financial support for expenses associated with experiential learning through Ingenuity in Action? The majority of this funding is awarded to students pursuing internships and research opportunities; however, there are many activities that could be approved for funding, including conference attendance where students have been asked to present or share research, as well as certifications that provide professional credentialing and give back to Cornell. 

To apply for funding, follow one of the links below depending on the type of experience.

Deadlines for Funding Requests:

  • Blocks 1-8: Day 15 of the block prior to your block internship or other experience (e.g. if you start your internship block 6, you must submit your application by day 15 of block 5)
  • Summer: Friday of Block Break 7

Maximum award amounts:

  • U.S. based experiences: $1,500 for a four-week internship; $2,000 for an eight-week or longer internship.  Note that exceptions may be made for higher awards on a case-by-case basis.
  • Internationally based experiences: $2,000 for a four-week internship; $2,500 for an eight-week or longer internship.  Note that exceptions may be made for higher awards on a case-by-case basis.

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