The Moellership Program, named for its founder Bill Moeller, provides undergraduate and graduate students at Florida State University the opportunity to focus 8-12 weeks of their summer on service at a non-profit agency. Students receive a stipend of up to $4,000 for participation in the program.
Examples of past projects include working in a community garden in Tallahassee, serving at a camp for children with chronic illnesses in North Carolina, engaging in bicycle advocacy in Washington, D.C., implementing a reading curriculum in South Africa, caring for people with HIV/AIDS in Spain, designing a poultry production project in Tanzania, and promoting sustainability in Brazil.
Current Florida State University students, both undergraduate and graduate, are eligible to apply, provided they have a minimum 2.75 GPA, have completed at least one semester at FSU, and will enroll at FSU in the semester following their Moellership experience. To participate during the summer, students cannot graduate before the following December. Students with previous service experience and a desire to collaborate with communities to create positive change are encouraged to apply.
Students interested in applying for a Moellership are strongly encouraged to attend an upcoming information and Q&A session before submitting a proposal.
Wednesday, Oct. 27 | 12-1 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 28 | 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 2 | 6-7 p.m.
Friday Nov. 5 | 6-7 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 8 | 4-5 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 11 | 10-11 a.m.
Q&A sessions for students with applications in progress:
Wednesday, Dec. 1 | 1-2 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 3 | 4 p.m.
Applications must be completed online by Monday, Dec. 13 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time. Applications will not be considered complete without a recommendation. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all documents have been submitted before the deadline. Two additional Q&A sessions will be hosted in December for students who have begun the application process and have questions about applications in progress. Register at the link above.
Recommenders have until the Dec. 13 application deadline to submit their recommendation.
For more information, contact Brie Shannon at firstname.lastname@example.org.