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Harrop and Ruth Freeman Fellowship

Application Deadline: April 20, 2024
Application Timeframe: Spring
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If you are a Cornell freshman, sophomore, or junior interested in a summer internship related to peace studies and conflict resolution, please apply for the Freeman Fellowship to support work at a not-for-profit organization.

The Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies will award one or more Freeman Fellowships to encourage Cornell undergraduates to pursue summer work related to peace studies and conflict resolution in an otherwise unpaid position with a not-for-profit organization.


Current Cornell freshmen, sophomores, and juniors interested in funding for their summer internship can apply. Normally students seeking to fulfill the internship requirement of the Global Health Program are not eligible unless their projects explicitly engage peace and conflict.


A stipend of $1,200 per month for up to two months.

How to Apply

  • Identify and secure a summer 2024 internship.
  • Apply online.
  • Submit a brief statement (200-500 words) about yourself and your summer opportunity, and describing how the internship would benefit you in reaching your long-term goals.
  • Ask an advisor or faculty member to supply a letter of recommendation. They will be prompted to upload their recommendation in the online application. (Note: Recommendation letters are due no later than one week past the application deadline.)
  • Ask the registrar to send an e-transcript to

Additional Information

Funding Type

  • Fellowship


  • Student