Freeman Indonesia Nonprofit Internship Program, Institute of International Education, USA

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The Freeman Indonesia Nonprofit Internship Program, an (Institute of International Education) IIE-administered program funded by the Freeman Foundation, aims to develop student leadership and strengthen the nonprofit sector in Indonesia. IIE will select and pair Indonesian students pursuing U.S. degrees with U.S. undergraduates and arrange internships for them to work together for a summer at Indonesian nonprofit organizations.

The Freeman Indonesia Nonprofit Internship Program will provide American and Indonesian students with a hands-on experience in understanding the vital role that nonprofits can play in advancing Indonesia’s development, while creating opportunities for learning and exchange among service-minded young leaders in both countries.

The program will cover the following costs:

  • Visa fees
  • Round-trip transportation
  • Housing expenses
  • Meals
  • Local transportation
  • Tuition and academic expenses charged by the host institutions in Indonesia
  • Health and accident insurance

Students will receive a stipend to cover basic living expenses. Other program-related costs will be paid directly on behalf of students or reimbursed to students.

Students will be responsible for the following additional costs:

  • Passport-related fees, if applicable
  • Travel vaccinations, if applicable
  • Tuition charged by the home institution, if applicable
  • Non-program related expenses
  • Personal expenses

Applicants must meet ALL of the following eligibility requirements:

  1. be a U.S. citizen or Indonesian citizen
  2. be currently enrolled as a full-time sophomore or junior pursuing their first bachelor’s degree at a U.S. college or university
  3. be in good academic standing in their undergraduate university or college program

Applicants must also agree to complete:

  • for Indonesian students: a course related to NGO administration in Indonesia during the program period
  • for U.S. students: a credit-bearing Indonesian language and culture course in Indonesia during the program period

Applicants must also share their experiences with their peers upon returning to their U.S. campuses.

The Summer 2011 application deadline is March 1, 2011.

Applicants must make sure that the electronic nominations from their Study Abroad Advisers have been completed and submitted to IIE by the deadline date above. IIE must receive both the student application and adviser nomination by the deadline date above for applications to be considered complete.

Study Abroad Advisers may set earlier campus deadlines for submission of the FINIP application. Thus, applicants should contact their advisers about specific campus deadlines before proceeding with the FINIP application.

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