Virtual International Internship Program
Scholarships
2020 Virtual Internships Scholarship
As Virtual Internships partners with CRCC Asia to support all students seeking a remote internship in 2020, we want to ensure that all students have the opportunity for global work experience. Consequently VI and CRCC Asia are launching 6 fully-funded scholarships to support students around the world get a guaranteed remote internship placement with guidance and support.
3 General Scholarships
In light of recent events and the current travel restrictions, we know that many students are left with cancelled summer plans including missed opportunities to intern in person, study abroad, engage in paid work and more. 50% of our scholarships have been open to any and all students wishing to complete a virtual international internship.

3 Inclusion Scholarships

In alignment with CRCC Asia’s annual Inclusion Scholarships, we have reserved 3 of our scholarships for student who identify with communities less represented in study abroad and international internships, including but not limited to:

  1. Students with Disabilities
  2. Black (and Minority Ethnic) Students
  3. LGBTQ+ Students
  4. 1st Generation University Students
  5. LatinX Students
  6. Students from Foster/Care Leaver Communities
  7. Indigeneous Communities

In applying to this scholarship you will be asked to complete additional questions noting your active involvement within your chosen community.

Eligibility

Be enrolled in a higher education course

Submit your application by 23:59h (11:59pm) Hawaiian Pacific Time on 19 April 2020

Criteria

Submitted Motivation Statement

Understanding of Remote Work requirements

Interest and involvement in selected career field

Requirements

Must complete their online international internship by November 30th, 2020

Provision of unofficial transcript or acceptance letter showing enrollment in a higher education course

Completion of three media stories including a blog, video, or LinkedIn posts

Scholarship Application

Applications for the 6 Scholarships will officially open March 25th, 2020 at 10:00 AM EST and close at 11:59 PM Hawaiian Pacific Time on 19 April 2020.

Scholarship Review

All completed applications will be reviewed by at least 2 internal scholarship judges. Scholarships will be awarded based on the criteria set out above. The full application includes 3 short-answer questions to allow you to explain more about your career field of interest and your chosen location for your host company. Those applying for our inclusion scholarships for underrepresented groups will be required to submit an additional statement to explain their active involvement within their specified community.

Scholarship applications will be reviewed in the following timeline:

  • April 20th-24th, 2020 – Application Review: All applicants will be reviewed by at least 2 internal scholarship judges to be evaluated based on the aforementioned criteria and completed application.

 

  • April 28th, 2020 – Scholarship Winners Announced: Applicants who applied but who were not ultimately offered a scholarship will be contacted by email and offered a US$ 300 discount for our virtual internship programs.

Scholarship Winners

All scholarship winners will be officially informed by email on or before April 28th, 2020. Check back here after April 28th, to see the official list of scholarship recipients.