The Washington Internships for Native Students (WINS) offers students of American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian (AI/AN/NH) nations the opportunity to build leadership and advocacy skills while living, studying and interning in Washington, DC. Developed in response to the White House Initiative on American Indians and Alaska Natives, this enriching program offers qualified students full scholarships funded by American University and sponsoring organizations.

WINS students intern with Native advocacy and government agencies across Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Health, Economic, Social Service, Law and Public Policy disciplines. WINS’s experiential curriculum develops student’s professional skills of self-determined community development and public advocacy.

The application deadline for Spring 2015 is October 1, 2014 for priority and November 1, 2014 for final. For more information, please click here.