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South Asia Internship Grants

Stanford’s Center for South Asia offers a number of Internship Grants (Spring/Summer) in collaboration with Stanford Global Internships Program (GSIP).

South Asia Internship Grant is open to all enrolled undergraduate, co-term students, and Master's students. Applicants may receive up to $5,000 toward an 8-week internship in an organization related to any region or country of South Asia. Internships may be either in-person or virtual. Priority will be given to students enrolled in the Global Studies South Asia Minor.

View of Hampi, India through a rock formation.

Photo Credit: Megumi Yoshinaga (Hampi, India 2016)

Previous internship projects included Forbes Marshall, Waste Pickers Collective (KPKP), Akanksha, and Shelter Associates. Students are encouraged to arrange 8-week positions with non-profit organizations particularly in the areas of education, women’s issues, public health, or environmental sustainability. Please note that internships have to be virtual until further notice.

Application deadline is February 7, 2023. Further inquiries should be addressed to Grace Munene (GSIP Progam Manager) at globalinternships [at] (globalinternships[at]stanford[dot]edu) with cc to southasiainfo [at] (southasiainfo[at]stanford[dot]edu).

Past Internship Testimonials

Vanessa Veak in front of Magic Bus India Foundation sign

Vanessa Veak

Mumbai, India
Magic Bus

Grant Watson in front of Taj Mahal

Grant Watson

Pune, India
Forbes Marshall

Bilaal Rajan in India

Bilaal Rajan

Pune, India
Forbes Marshall

Sarah Johnson in India

Sarah Johnson

Pune, India
Forbes Marshall