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. 
A cost of living adjustment of $500 will be added for projects in certain locations. 

Apply

Access the Lynk UAF application in ISIS. Applications are rolling until the final deadline of May 5, 2014.
Begin your UAF application early in your internship search process, ideally before spring semester.

Watch the orientation video for more information.

Reflect

The Lynk-UAF program encourages you to reflect on your experience. You 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?

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.