Some information about grants and scholarships for future interns at the United Nations Headquarters in New York has been collected. The information about funding institutions on this page is based on contributions from former interns. Therefore it is not exhaustive and we are happy to update it with any new information submitted. This list is drawn solely to inform applicants and does not recommend any specific institutions.
Applicants are strongly advised strongly advised to contact university/city/region/Ministry of Foreign Affairs who might be able to provide a detailed complete list.
Finally, an extensive research on the web might also be very useful.
There are three different kinds of information on this site: First, funding usually reserved to nationals of specific countries; second, programmes that fund students of different nationalities; third, links to useful information about scholarships and fundings in general.
International/Worldwide Scholarship Programmes
American Women for
International Understanding (AWIU)
American Women for
International Understanding (AWIU) is a non-profit, non-governmental
organization. Members seek to acquire knowledge through study, travel, and
symposia designed to develop international understanding, especially among
women. The principal educational purposes of AWIU are accomplished through a
grant program offered worldwide to women who speak English, are ambitious
and enterprising in their home and communities, and who could even be considered
as future leaders in their communities. http://www.awiu.org/grant-program.html
The Ford Foundation is a
resource for innovative people and institutions worldwide. Its priorities are to
strengthen democratic values, reduce poverty and injustice, promote
international cooperation, and advance human achievement. The site provides
information and guidelines for grant seekers, including instructions about how
to apply for a grant, and frequently asked questions about the
Useful information about scholarships and funding in general: