Bright Futures is a University of Maryland scholarship fund for students who have secured an unpaid internship with a non-profit organization or government agency. Scholarships range from $250-1,250 to help offset expenses incurred during unpaid internships. 

BSOS Undergraduate Experience funds assist undergraduate BSOS majors engaged in experiential learning outside the classroom, such as unpaid internships, research, service learning, and professional or academic conferences.

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Congressional Internship Program Promising Latinx undergraduate students and applicants interested in making an investment in the Latinx community or working on policies that affect the Latinx population experience what it’s like to work in a congressional office, while participating in weekly professional and leadership development and civic engagement through community service.  They receive financial support; amount varies from year to year. 

The Jeffrey A. McLean Foundation awards scholarships for economically challenged students securing internships with small businesses, non-profit organizations, academic organizations and government agencies.  Applications are accepted throughout the year.  There is a two tiered screening process.

The B.A. Rudolph Foundation accepts applications for scholarships to help offset expenses associated with the EmpowHER program for progressive women pursuing summer internships in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.  Applications are accepted beginning February 1 and ending in March.

Federal Fellows and Global Fellows offer students funding of $500 to help support the cost of travel to unpaid internships.

Internships with the Maryland General Assembly come with a stipend that increases with the number of days per week one interns.

Note that all of these programs have early application deadlines!