Internship Grant


The Mercy University Internship Grant helps undergraduate students complete an unpaid internship for academic credit (elective courses) for a minimum total of 135 hours. These funds offer students the opportunity to explore career fields and gain professional experience and connections. Selected students receive $2,025 disbursed throughout the Fall or Spring semester.

The internship grant is open for the Spring 2024 semester! Applications are currently being accepted. Complete your application HERE.


Earn $2,025 for Your Unpaid Internship
The Mercy University Internship Grant is available every Fall and Spring semester to full-time matriculated students completing new, unpaid, for-credit internships.

Basic Requirements

  • Available to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • Applicants must have completed a minimum of 30 credits and be in Good Academic Standing
  • Register for elective Work Experience or Internship courses only (380, 381, 399)
  • Internship must be new
  • Internship must be unpaid
  • Internship requires a minimum of 135 hours at worksite

To Apply
Complete your application here


If you have questions about the Internship Grant, contact Dr. Joi Sampson at

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