Beachfront of Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark. Photographer: Yeh Jin Oh '13
Wyman Teen Leadership Program, Eureka, Missouri. Photographer: Hannah Webber '14
Riding horses in the suburb of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Photograher: Eriko Yanagisawa Houlette '13
Hap Mun Bay, Hong Kong. Photographer: Alison Pearson '12
Shanghai, China. Photographer: Brigitte Laukien '14
The Glacier Perito Moreno, Patagonia, Argentina. Photographer: Melanie Kaplan '12
Stillwater Mine, Columbus, Montana. Photographer: Alex Hatem '12

The Center for Work and Service provides a variety of funding opportunities for Wellesley College students and groups for service internships, programs, and projects. 

All 2014-15 applications are closed. Please visit this site again in the fall for updated 2015-16 application information.
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION ELIGIBILITY DEADLINE APPLICATION LENGTH
CWS Quick Fix Grant Small grants of up to $300 for individuals and up to $600 for groups to cover short-term service projects that could not be anticipated far enough in advance to request SOFC funding. Individuals or Service Groups. Other limitations apply. For more information, visit MyCWS.

Grants awarded throughout Fall and Spring semester. Applications will be reviewed on a monthly basis and are due on the 15 of each month (or the nearest business day) at NOON EST.

The 2014-15 applications are closed. Varies
Federal Work-Study and Service Allows students receiving federal work-study funds to work at an area nonprofit organization. Students awarded federal work-study. Reviewed every other week during the academic year Go to Federal Work-Study page for more information and to access the applications. Varies. Students av erage 10-12 hours of work per week.
Lumpkin Summer Institute for Service-Learning Funded internships, in the Greater Boston Area, with organizations identified by the CWS.  Students attend a weekly service-learning seminar and live together in housing sponsored by the CWS.  Open to sophomores only (individual) Due Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at NOON

The 2014-15 application is closed.

 

May 26, 2015 – July 31, 2015
Wellesley Serves! Grants Designed to foster the "spirit of volunteerism", this grant supports full-time student opportunities over the summer at nonprofit organizations that address a social or economic need. Open to first-years, juniors and seniors only (individual). Priority will be given to students applying to fund internships in the United States. Due March 2, 2015 at NOON

The 2014-15 application is closed.

10 weeks during the summer, 350 hour internship (exact dates may vary).

CWS Travel Grants: Wintersession

Provides funding to support short-term service projects during Wintersession.  Awards typically range from $500-$750. All students.  Priority will be given to students applying to fund service trips in the United States. This application is now closed for the 2014-15 academic year.

The 2014-15 application is closed.

 

 

Varies
CWS Travel Grants: Spring Break Provides funding to support short-term service projects during Spring break.  Awards typically range from $500-$750. All students.  Priority will be given to students applying to fund service trips in the United States. Due Thursday, February 12, 2015 at NOON EST

 

The 2014-15 application is closed.

5-10 days during Wellesley's 2015 Spring Break 
CWS Travel Grants: Summer Provides funding to support short-term service projects during Summer break.  Awards typically range from $500-$750. All students.  Priority will be given to students applying to fund service trips in the United States. Due Friday, April 3, 2015 at NOON EST

 

The 2014-15 application is closed.

Varies, but project must take place during 2015 summer
Katharine Timberman Wright Award: “Venture Capital for Volunteers” Supports and encourages an entrepreneurial spirit in service.  The award is given to a project that is a creative response by Wellesley College students to perceived social needs both on and off campus.  Awards can be up to $750. Service projects involving ten (10) or more students. Due Friday, March 13, 2015 at NOON EST

The 2014-15 application is closed.

 

Varies
Beha Community Engagement Grant

Provides funding to support short-term, civic-engagement service projects.  Small one-time grants of up to $300 for individuals and up to $600 for groups.

Preference will be given to projects relating to art and architecture.

All full-time students and Davis Scholars currently enrolled in classes on the Wellesley college campus (Individuals or groups)

Friday, March 13, 2015 at NOON EST

The 2014-15 application is closed.

 

Varies