YANA-Dwight Hall Summer Fellows

Mission: 

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
Summary of Activities: 
The following are details for the summer of 2020:
 
Applications deadlines and selection will be done in three rounds.
  • January Decisions - Application Deadline January 7th - decisions by January 31st
  • March Decisions - Application Deadline February 28th - decisions by  March 27th
  • May Decisions - Application Deadline: April 20th - Decisions no later than May 4th
 
Guidance for applicants can be found at dwighthall.org/summerguidance.
 
Link to the application can be found here:  https://dwighthall.org/yana2020
 
Cause(s): 
Animals
Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Crisis Support
Education & Literacy
Employment & Job Training
Environment
Health & Medicine
Homelessness & Housing
Human Rights
Hunger & Nutrition
Immigrants & Refugees
International Affairs
LGBTQ Rights
People with Disabilities
Prison Reform & Reentry
Racial Inequality
Seniors
Veterans & Veterans' Families
Victims' Rights
Women's Rights
Membership Open To: 
Undergraduates

Express Interest

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