The Lynk Universal Application Funding (UAF)

MHC provides funding of $3,000 for domestic internships and $3,600 for international internships to every eligible* student who has secured a qualified internship or research position and completed all components of the Lynk UAF application by the deadline.

Qualify

Lynk-UAF funds support unpaid or low-paid ** summer internships or research projects.
Opportunities must qualify as substantive, relevant, learning opportunities.
Projects in countries assigned a travel warning  by the United States are not eligible. 
Cost of living and travel adjustments will be added for projects in certain locations. 

Apply

Begin your Lynk UAF application in ISIS early in your internship search process, before spring semester begins.
Watch the online orientation videos (also available in the application) for a detailed overview of the process.
Complete Step 1 (orientation, advising and resume) by March 1, 2015
Complete Step 2 (report your secured, qualified internship & complete online training) by May 4, 2015

Reflect

Lynk UAF recipients are required to:

  1. complete the Summer Internship Reflection Form in ISIS,
  2. participate in a sustained reflection such as COLL 211, a departmental capstone course, or an Independent Study, and
  3. complete a presentation on your experience at the LEAP SymposiumSenior Symposium, or other approved event.

Questions?

Frequently Asked Questions | Email lynkuaf@mtholyoke.edu

*Sophomores and juniors in good academic standing are eligible to apply. Students may receive funding once in their 4 years at MHC.
**Low paid: REDUCED award equal to the standard award minus all employer wages and/or stipends.