Thanks to the generous support of alumni and friends who have provided
gifts and endowments over the years, the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs
is able to provide a number of fellowships and internships to UCLA Luskin
students. Currently enrolled first-year
Public Policy, Social Welfare, and Urban Planning students are eligible to
apply for awards. These competitive awards range from modest stipends to one
year of tuition remission. To apply to Luskin internships and research awards listed below, send email to email@example.com with "Invite to CCLE" in the subject line. Applications
will be accepted through CCLE site only.
Summer Internships and Research Awards
NEW DEADLINE! All Luskin
internship and research award applications due to CCLE site Friday, May 13 by
5pm. Internship awards are intended for non-paid internships.
Michael S. Dukakis Internship Program
Professor Michael Dukakis spearheaded this internship program to provide
UCLA Luskin students with first-hand public service experience in government.
As power shifts from Washington D.C. to the state and local level, the need for
talented public servants has never been greater. The Michael S. Dukakis
Internship Program provides awards for UCLA Luskin continuing students serving
in non-partisan internships in government, with a special emphasis on
California. Click here for
Special Note: UCLA
Luskin is supporting the US Department of Commerce Office of White House
Liaison Internship Program. Internship placements with a focus on
California government may qualify for a Dukakis Internship award! See attached for application information.Liberty Hill Foundation – Two Internship Awards
Award #1: This internship will involve a focus on
environmental justice policy issues in Los Angeles, including the Clean UP
Green UP policy campaign, the STAND LA policy campaign to address the health
and safety impacts of neighborhood oil drilling; and the Greenhouse Gas
Reduction Fund project. The intern will work with Liberty Hill staff and
a set of community-based organizations.
Award #2: The Program Department at Liberty Hill seeks
interns with a commitment to social change and an interest in philanthropy,
public policy and research, communications, and/or non-profit development.
Working with lead staff, each program team intern will design and have
ownership over a summer-long project that utilizes their skill set to advance
social change. Click here for
The Johnny Carson
Foundation Internship Award
The Johnny Carson Foundation will support a summer internship for a Luskin
student from the inner-city communities of Watts, South LA, Downtown, Compton,
Boyle Heights, or Willowbrook. Students must
first apply for an internship with one of the agencies listed below, then submit
to Luskin an application for the internship award. Placement with an agency does not guarantee
an award. Click here
for more information.
Berro Internship Awards in Public Affairs
UCLA Luskin will provide two 2016 summer internship awards to UCLA Luskin graduate students who will be accepting non-paid internships with an organization that is engaged in public service. The internship organization must be bi-partisan/non-partisan and can be a civic organization, non-partisan government agency or department, a community program or nonprofit organization, advocacy group or civic engagement. Internship will be ten weeks between June and September (400 hours). Click here for more information.
AwardEstablished in 2001, the Canadian Studies Program at UCLA fosters a better
understanding of Canadian society and its relationship with the United States.
The Edward Hildebrand Program’s ambition is to train a new breed of
policy-makers knowledgeable about Canadian society and well-versed in
Canada-U.S. relations and affairs. Click here for
The Monica Salinas Latino Award is presented to continuing graduate
students at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs who have an interest in
public policy issues affecting the Latino community. Of particular interest are
the contributions and achievements of the emerging Hispanic community as it
plays an increasingly important role in this country's social, economic,
cultural and political life. Click here for
See a list of
previous Bohnett Fellowship recipients
See a list of
previous Luskin Leadership Fellows