The Cmiel and Weston application for summer 2024 internship funding is now open. The summer 2024 application deadline is Friday, April 19th (5:00 pm CST).
The UICHR provides funding each year in support of students who have secured summer human rights internships at home and abroad.
Current UI undergraduate, graduate, and professional students who are currently and will remain enrolled in a degree program at the UI the semester following their internship are eligible to apply.
Burns H. Weston Internship Funding Program Application Information
In honor of Burns H. Weston (UICHR founder), the UICHR provides financial support for a UI law student who has secured a human rights-related summer internship.
In honor of Kenneth J. Cmiel (former UICHR Director), the UICHR provides financial support for graduate and undergraduate students who wish to pursue an experiential learning opportunity that enhances their learning about human rights anywhere in the world during the summer.