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Fellowships, Mentorships, and Internships

Organization & Scholarship Name Additional Information

ABA's
Commission on Mental and Physical
Disability Law (Mentorship Program)

740 15th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20005-1019
202-662-1570
Fax: 202-442-3439
cmpdl@abanet.org

  1. Open to law students, prospective law students, and recent law school graduates with disabilities.
  2. Gives members of the group a chance to learn from an experienced attorney.
  3. Applicants complete online form and are matched with mentor in database.
  4. Provides e-mail list as a forum for discussing disability issues.

 

http://www.abanet.org/disability/subcommittee/mentor.shtml

Graduate Research Fellowship Program

National Science Foundation

http://www.nsfgrfp.org/how_to_apply

The program supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in the U.S. and abroad.

30,000 annual stipend

  1. 10,500 Education Allowance
  2. 1,000 International Travel Allowance

Do-IT
Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking & Technology

AccessSTEM Team
doit@u.washington.edu

http://www.washington.edu/doit/Stem/team_app.html

  1. Open to college and high school students with disabilities expecially those interested in the science, technology, engineering or math fields.
  2. Has several programs that link communities of students with mentors, paid internships, and career training.

Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in Assistive Technology
Mary Goldberg
Human Engineering Research Labs
Quality of Life Technology Center
Mrh35@pitt.edu
412-954-5291

http://www.herlpitt.org/internships/
Through this mentored- research experience, students will work closely with faculty and graduate students on development and evaluation of new technologies and procedures to improve the mobility and quality of life for individuals with disabilities and older adults. Students with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.  

National Institute of Health Predoctoral Fellowship
Research Training Office
Rockledge II, Rm 6184
Bethesda, MD 20892-7910
Phone: 301-594-3833
Email: renea@nigms.nih.gov

http://www.nigms.nih.gov/Training/

Provides up to five years of support for research training leading to a PhD or equivalent research degree, a combined M.D.-PhD. degree, or another combined professional doctorate-research Ph.D. degree in the biomedical or behavioral sciences.