Funding Your Impact

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Professional and community engagement is supported by a strong commitment from UMSI to develop opportunities for students to apply their skills - locally and globally - to advance the public good. Students pursuing projects with these areas of focus can receive dedicated support through grant-supported scholarships and fellowships. Choose either of the links below to learn more and apply for funding opportunities:

Community Engagement Project Grants: UMSI Community Engagement Projects grants are designed to support students, who wish to engage in partnership with community organizations on information projects that will enhance their work through the implementation of information tools, methods and applications.

Internship Grants: The University of Michigan School of Information (UMSI) supports practical engagement that has high-societal impact and commitment to the field of information. UMSI internship grants are designed to support students, regardless of citizenship, who are enrolled in a degree program and wish to participate in internships or conduct practical-based research in one of two areas: 1) international experiences or 2) non-profit or social impact experiences.