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The UICHR awards $2500 to a UI law student who has secured a rights-related summer in/externship with a local, national or international non-governmental organization or governmental agency. Funds are intended to assist with travel, housing, and other related incidentals. 

The application period for the 2020 Weston internship funding program is now closed. Please revisit this page at the beginning on the fall semester for details about the 2021 application process and deadline.

*Weston fund recipients are ineligible for the Cmiel program. 

Individuals who wish to be considered for funding for periods other than the summer should also contact the UI Center for Human Rights at Exceptions may be made in extenuating circumstances and permitting the student’s ability to fulfill the reporting requirements.