YANA-Dwight Hall Summer Fellows


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 $4,125 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 2021:
  • Application Deadline: Monday, April 5th
  • Decision Notifications: Friday, April 23rd
Guidance for applicants can be found at dwighthall.org/summerguidance.
Link to the application can be found here:  https://dwighthall.org/yana2021
Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Crisis Support
Education & Literacy
Employment & Job Training
Health & Medicine
Homelessness & Housing
Human Rights
Hunger & Nutrition
Immigrants & Refugees
International Affairs
LGBTQ Rights
People with Disabilities
Prison Reform & Reentry
Racial Inequality
Veterans & Veterans' Families
Victims' Rights
Women's Rights
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