Samaritan Intern Scholarship


The purpose of the Samaritan Intern Scholarship is to provide an annual stipend to one summer intern applicant  who has demonstrated interest in learning more about, working in, and possibly a career in, non-profit organizations.  The stipend will be paid directly to the selected intern on a twice-monthly basis.  The term of the internship is 9 weeks, approximately 30 hours per week, beginning in June annually, with the start date dependent upon the intern’s college schedule.  The rate of the stipend is $10.50 per hour worked.

Award Criteria

To be eligible to receive the Samaritan Intern Scholarship, each intern applicant must, at the time of the award:

  • Be a resident of the City of Suffolk, Isle of Wight County, or Southampton County, VA
  • Be currently enrolled in a college or university
  • Be involved in either school or community activities
  • Express their desire to consider a career with non-profit organizations


2019 Awardee

Scholarship Application, Deadline, and Submission Instructions

Internship applications will be available on the Suffolk Foundation website beginning April 1st. The application must be submitted on or before 12 noon (Eastern Daylight Time) on the last business day of April. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.