Hubert Scholars Program

The Hubert Scholars Program combines experiential learning and exploration of vocation with service to humanity to create and propose a self-designed or existing project to serve the needs of others.

The Hubert Scholars Program:

  • Awarded to students with demonstrated commitment to public service
  • Available to all first year – junior students for following summer
  • Awards up to $3,500 stipend for unpaid or minimally paid internship in Public Service
  • Internship must include minimum of 200 hours of summer internship work
  • Application requires detailed description of project, internship site agreement, estimated budget and faculty recommendations
    • Must include academic component and faculty sponsorship
  • Application Requirements:
    • Requires a 3.0 GPA
    • Completion of the Hubert Scholars Application 
    • 1-2 page essay
    • Unofficial Transcript from Agnes Scott college
    • Class Schedule for Spring 2016
    • Faculty Recommendations
  • The Hubert Scholar Application us now on CARTA!  You can access the application at carta.agnesscott.edu and the application is under Award Opportunities.
  • The deadline for the Hubert Scholars Program application to be completed is February 5, 2017.

Examples of Hubert Scholar Projects (2000 – 2014)

  • Harvard Medical School faculty working with a NGO, Partners In Health – intern completed Cost-Analysis of an Oral Cholera Vaccination campaign
  • Hagar’s House - internship to create a youth mentorship program that developed the children’s career and educational goals
  • Mercy Community Church in Atlanta, Ga.- Internship expanded on existing writing seminars to develop an art program to comfort and inspire homeless guests
  • Frick Middle School, Oakland, CA – Intern mentored girls in sex education and college/career readiness. Internship provided empowerment courses to build confidence and helped girls establish support systems
  • Bahai Office for the Advancement of Women in Shantinagore, Dhakam, Bangladesh - Internship to investigate and inform gender equality education/training courses on status of women in the family and society
  • Volunteer and Communications Intern, Bai Thuong Organic Farming Group in Hanoi, Vietnam. - Project to recruit and form team of volunteers to support the farm – working in the field and planting vegetables – and developed an educational program on healthy eating
  • Child Family Health International in La Paz, Bolivia - Intern provided service through patient health education and medical care
  • Ministry of Finance, Accra, Ghana - internship focused on projects directed towards poverty alleviation, primary education and health care
  • International Community School, Decatur, GA.  Mentored refugee girls on the importance of completing school, gaining a positive self-image, understanding U.S. culture and the use of art media as a means of self-expression
  • Kathy Knowles Children’s Library in Ghana - Intern specifically worked with the summer/after-school tutoring program and focusing on reading, writing and critical thinking skills
  • “Strong Sistas Mentoring” program at Decatur High School -  Internship addressed the mental, physical and emotional barriers that interfere with learning