The WINS program is not currently accepting applications.
The Washington Internships for Native Students (WINS) offers students of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian (AI/AN/NH) nations the opportunity to build leadership and advocacy skills while living, studying, and interning in Washington, DC. Developed in response to the White House Initiative on American Indians and Alaska Natives, this enriching program offers qualified students full scholarships funded by American University and sponsoring organizations.
WINS students intern with Native advocacy and government agencies across Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Health, Economic, Social Service, Law, and Public Policy disciplines. WINS's experiential curriculum develops student's professional skills of self-determined community development and public advocacy.