Monday, October 24, 2011

Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service

Washington, DC
June 10 – August 4, 2012
Courses Accredited by Georgetown University
Early Deadline for a 5% Tuition Discount: December 2, 2011

Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies, the Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service combines a substantive professional experience for 30 hours a week with a challenging academic experience at Georgetown University. This fast-paced, eight-week residential program provides students from around the world with the opportunities to gain an edge in today’s competitive job market and graduate school admissions, experience the excitement of Washington first-hand, and dive into a summer of service in the nation’s capital.


  • Best Buddies
  • Bread for the City
  • Doorways for Women and Families
  • Grantmakers for Children, Youth & Families
  • Hispanic College Fund
  • Literacy Volunteers and Advocates
  • Share our Strength
  • Student Conservation Association
  • Washington Parks and People


  • Internships – Competitive placements with leading nonprofit organizations
  • Classes – Up to 9 transferable credits from George town University
  • Housing – Roommate matching and furnished on-campus apartments in the heart of DC
  • Service – A variety of hands-on community projects
  • Guest Lectures – With Washing ton’s top nonprofit executives and scholars
  • Leadership & Professional Development – Leadership, men toring and career building activities
  • Networking – Interaction with seasoned nonprofit professionals and other student leaders from around of the world
  • Scholarships – Approximately 70% of students receive generous awards based on merit and financial need

Students will be accepted on a rolling basis until the Final Deadline of March 7, 2012. Students applying by the Early Deadline of December 2, 2011 will be given preference in admissions and scholarship decisions and will receive a 5% discount on their tuition balance.

For more information and an online application, please visit our website or contact Kristen Wright, IPVS Program Coordinator at or 202.986.0384.

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