The Freeman Foundation was established in 1994 with the objective of promoting cultural understanding between the United States and the countries of East and Southeast Asia. Earlham has been awarded a grant from the Freeman Foundation to provide access to internships that meet this criterion.
Freeman Internships are highly competitive and limited in number. If selected for one of the eligible experiences, funding up to a maximum of $7500 may be awarded. If granted Freeman funding through Connect 1-2-3, $4,350 will go to program fees that go to our third-party partner.
Please see the application procedures for the 2019-2020 academic year below.
To qualify for Freeman funding, you must:
- meet all CGCE internship eligibility requirements.
- be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
- be enrolled at Earlham college at the time of application, during the spring semester before the internship, and during the fall semester following the internship.
- complete the EPIC 171: Internship Foundations course during the spring semester prior to your summer internship.
There are two options for Freeman-funded internships.
- Apply for a Connect 1-2-3 internship in Handshake, or
- Apply for one of the following Earlham Network Internship located in East or Southeast Asia on Handshake:
- Nibutani Ainu Culture Museum
During the EPIC 171: Internship Foundations course, you will complete and submit your application for funding. This application will include:
- Verification, Job Description, & Expectation Form (signed by your internship site supervisor).
- A detailed budget spreadsheet.
- An Internship Rationale which describes how this internship contributes to your own career discernment and development.
Course Registration Period
- If applying for the Connect-123 program, your application for the will be due in November 2019.
- Your funding application will be submitted as a part of your EPIC 171 course and will be due by March 4th or the last day of class.