For All Ages Constituting America's “We The Future” Contest. Elementary students, high school students, college students, and young to old adults may participate. Submissions include an essay, a song, STEM, a short film, or PSA. Prizes range from $50-$5,000. Apply here.
Middle School Students, High School Students, College and Graduate Students Ayn Rand Essay Contests. The Ayn Rand Institute has hosted annual essay contests on Ayn Rand’s fiction since 1985, awarding over $2.2 million in total prizes to middle school students, high school students, college students and beyond, worldwide. Enter one of the contests today for a chance to win up to $10,000! Apply here.
Hillsdale College High School Summer Study and Travel Program "High School Summer Study and Travel Programs offer rising high school juniors and seniors age 15 or older the opportunity to earn three college credits from Hillsdale College while traveling to cultural and historic destinations domestic and abroad. Travel courses begin with study on the Hillsdale campus, after which study continues on site. Thanks to the support of generous donors, scholarships are available to outstanding applicants. Early application is encouraged, with scholarships being awarded as funds are available." Learn more here.
Middle and High School Students National Constitution Bee offers scholarships to 8th graders - 12th graders for participating in the National Constitution Bee. Learn more here.
We The People High School Constitutional Competition offers high school students an opportunity to participate in state, regional, and national competitions based on their knowledge of the U. S. Constitution. There are resources as well for Middle School. Learn more here.
High School Students, College Students, and Young Professionals First Liberty "First Liberty’s internships offer real-world experience and the opportunity to impact the mission of protecting our First Amendment religious liberty rights." Learn more here.
The Intercollegiate Studies Institute offers theISI Honors Program for high schoolers to college undergrads, which is a weeklong, all-expenses-paid, summer conference exploring the conservative intellectual, "taking you deep into the traditions of liberty." Apply here.
The Intercollegiate Studies Institute also offers Journalism Internships and Graduate Fellowships for current college students and graduates. The paid summer internships provide current college students with the opportunity to explore a media career for ten weeks. ISI offers fellowships up to $15,000 to outstanding graduate students who intend to teach in colleges and universities. Apply here and here.
Ayn Rand Young Voices' Contributor Program, for ages 18-35, whose purpose is to identify the brightest rising stars in the liberty movement, will "act as your nonprofit PR agency, editing and pitching your articles to top publications and scheduling interviews in broadcast media." Apply here.
Leadership Institute Internship Program offers internships for college students in Digital Training, Professional Services, Development, Campus Reform, International Training, and more. LI provides:
Free housing at the Sacher House, located a short, 10-minute walk from LI
$825 stipend per month
Free tuition to all LI trainings for one year
$200 book allowance to build your conservative library
Private dinners and lunches with conservative VIPs
Projects of high responsibility
Priority status in LI's Employment Placement Services
Apply here. The James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal Internship offers college students, graduates, graduate students, and law students internships. "Every semester, students join staff and scholars at the Martin Center for work and learn about higher education and free-market principles. Our interns write op-eds, research policy for our scholars, and contribute to our digital marketing efforts." Apply here.
Liberty University Washington Fellowship serves as a liaison to help you attain your desired internship in Washington, D.C. The top internships in Washington, D. C. are listed here.
The American Moment Fellowship pays fellows $3000 per month for 3 months, placing them at an internship on Capitol Hill or in the public policy non-profit sphere in Washington, D.C. American Moment organizes and pays accepted Fellows $3,000 per month for the summer and places them at an internship either on Capitol Hill or in the public policy non-profit sphere in Washington, DC. Apply here.
Media Research Center (MRC) Internships offer paid internships and is "the premier program for students looking to advance their career in conservative media." Learn more here.
Ready, Set, HILL!, a Heritage Foundation internship, "distills the training and skill-building sessions you need into a two-day, intensive learning program. Heritage's team of instructors are Capitol Hill veterans who teach the entry-level skills you need to be successful in any Hill office." Learn morehere.
Conservative Partnership Institute Young Leader Internship Program offers college student and recent graduate Interns the opportunity to work with some of the best policy researchers and scholars in the conservative movement, plan events, attend informational interviews with those who work on the Hill or in the Administration, as well as meet many members of Congress. Apply here.
Heritage Foundation's Young Leaders Program Internship is designed for college juniors, graduates, masters' students, and law students. "The Young Leaders Program promotes the mission of The Heritage Foundation to the next generation by developing and implementing outreach to younger audiences." Learn more here.
Turning Point USA Activism GrantTurning Point USA is happy to provide activism grants to students and student groups who wish to organize pro-free market activism initiatives on their high school or college campus. Apply here. College Graduates and Young Professionals Alliance Defending Freedom Journalism Academy "equips young professionals to be quality journalists and communicators who promote truth in their respective fields. Applicants should be young professionals or college students in the United States pursuing careers in media and communications. Applicants compete for a limited number of seats." Learn more here.
Alliance Defending Freedom Blackstone Legal Fellowship is a leadership training program that brings together exceptional Christian law students and prepares them for careers marked by integrity, excellence, and leadership. Learn more here.
The Cato Institute Internships Are you trying to begin a career in policy, communications, fundraising, or law? Do you want a rich education in contemporary policy issues—and the philosophical, historic, and economic underpinnings of those issues? A Cato internship might be right for you. Learn more here.
The Claremont Institute Fellowships We educate the best and most promising young writers, lawyers, activists, academics, entrepreneurs, and public servants through our annual Publius, Lincoln, John Marshall, and Speechwriters, and Sheriffs Fellowship programs and engage this next generation of conservative leaders in a life-long study of the true principles of government and their application to today’s policies. Learn more here.