Programs

Below is a comprehensive list of active programs that run through Dwight Hall. Programs can be searched by name, cause, or type of service.

Overview Mission
Yale Undergraduate Science Olympiad (YUSO)

Yale Undergraduate Science Olympiad (YUSO)

Education & Literacy
Direct Service
Advocacy and Education
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Science Olympiad is a national non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of K-12 science education, increasing male, female and minority interest in science, creating a technologically-literate workforce and providing recognition for outstanding achievement by both students and teachers.  These goals are achieved by participating in Science Olympiad tournaments and non-competitive events, incorporating Science Olympiad into classroom curriculum and attending teacher training institutes.

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Yale Undergraduate Students for UNICEF

Yale Undergraduate Students for UNICEF

Children & Youth
Crisis Support
Education & Literacy
Employment & Job Training
Health & Medicine
Direct Service
Fundraising and Financial Support
Advocacy and Education
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The mission of Yale UNICEF is to raise awareness about children’s issues, both locally and internationally and to empower members of the Yale community to engage in activism that has the potential to help children all over the world.

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Yale Undergraduates at Connecticut Hospice (YUCH)

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Direct Service
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Yale Undergraduates at Connecticut Hospice (YUCH) is an organization that provides the unique opportunity to work at a palliative care facility a short drive away from campus in Branford, CT. Volunteers provide a service that is crucial to the Hospice organization and uplifting to the patients. There are a variety of volunteer departments ranging from patient assistance to art therapy, which all immerse volunteers in the real patient care experience. 

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YANA-Dwight Hall Summer Fellows

Animals
Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Crisis Support
Education & Literacy
Direct Service
Management, Administrative & Technical Support
Open

Since 2017, the YANA-Dwight Hall Summer Fellows program has reduced barriers for Yale students to pursue careers in the social sector.

This program will:

  • Provide funding up to $4,000 with no geographic restrictions
  • Pair students with mentors
  • Offer additional networking and career opportunities in the social change sector
  • Assist students in identifying housing and local resources whenever possible

Eligibility and Expectations

The ideal applicant for the YANA-Dwight Hall Summer Fellowship will:

  • Be a current Yale senior OR have already used the Domestic Summer Award (DSA)
  • Come from a traditionally underrepresented population, ideally low-SES or 1st gen
  • Be on financial aid at the time of application
  • Be willing to improve the YANA-Dwight Hall Summer Fellowship with follow-up interviews and discussions with YANA and Dwight Hall stakeholders
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