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. 

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.

April 15 grant application: Due April 15, 2016

MyCWS Schedule #1609

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 average 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 5, 2016 at NOON EST

Apply via MyCWS Schedule #1588

 

May 31, 2016 - August 5, 2016
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. Deadline: March 1, 2016 12:00PM EST

Apply via MyCWS
Schedule #1636

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. Due 10.23.15 at NOON EST

October 2015 grant application: MyCWS schedule #1433.  Applications will be available via MyCWS in early October.

 

 

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. Application due February 11, 2016 at NOON EST

 

MyCWS Schedule #1606

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 first-years, sophomores and juniors.  Priority will be given to students applying to fund service trips in the United States. Application due April 1, 2016 at NOON EST

 

MyCWS Schedule #1610

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. Application Due March 11, 2016 at NOON EST

MyCWS schedule #1612. Applications will be available via MyCWS in late February.

 

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)

Application Due March 11, 2016 at NOON EST

March 2016 grant application: MyCWS schedule #1611. Applications will be available via MyCWS in late February.

 

Varies