Quinn Fellows Fund

The Quinn Fellows Fund* provides financial support for graduate and undergraduate students pursuing international business internships – overseas or within the U.S., in the public or private sector, and in any type of organization. Each individual award will be up to $5,000.

The funding can be used to supplement an unpaid and/or under-funded internship, and also travel and living costs associated with overseas internships.

Eligibility & Requirements

  • The applicants must be currently enrolled in any degree program within the GW School of Business or the Elliott School of International Affairs.
  • The applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.2.
  • Each student recipient of the Quinn Fellows funding will be required to write a reflection piece about their internship experience and its impact on their career goals.
  • Each student recipient may be subject to tax withholding.

Application Documents

  1. The completed Application (PDF format)
  2. Letter of recommendation from a faculty member, previous employer, or someone who knows the applicant in a supervisory capacity.
  3. Letter from applicant’s internship supervisor verifying the applicant’s position, internship start and end dates, total hours, and if the internship is paid or unpaid.
  4. Resume (PDF format).
  5. Unofficial GW transcript (PDF format).

Application documents should be submitted via email with subject line “Quinn Fellows Application – Last Name” to [email protected] by April 22, 2018.

The Quinn Fellows program is funded by a generous donation from Mr. Michael Quinn, and administered by GW-CIBER.



Michael S. Quinn, BA 1984, is Partner at Q Advisors LLC, Denver, CO.

He is an alumnus of the Elliott School of International Affairs and a member of the Boards of Advisors of both the Elliott School and the GW School of Business.