Call for Applicants - CAPAL 2023 Scholarship and Internship Program

The Conference on Asian and Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL) is now accepting applications for the 2023 Public Service Internship and Scholarship Program. This paid program includes weekly leadership seminars, Community Action Projects, and individual mentorship


CAPAL’s Public Service Internship Program places undergraduate and graduate students within the public sector in the Washington, DC area and throughout the United States. Applicants can apply for internships for Spring 2023, Summer 2023, and Fall 2023. 


CAPAL’s Public Service Scholarship Program awards scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students who will be serving in unpaid, full-time public service internships in the Washington, DC area or throughout the U.S. during the summer.  Applicants can apply for scholarships for Summer 2023 only. 


Qualified applicants should have a strong academic record and a demonstrated commitment to public service, including service to the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) community. All current students and all majors are welcome to apply. 


Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with soft deadlines for each term (see below). Applicants can apply at:

Application Deadlines

Spring 2023: Friday, December 9, 2022 | 11:59 pm ET

Summer 2023: Monday, February 13, 2023 | 11:59 pm ET

Fall 2023: Friday, July 14, 2023 | 11:59 pm ET 


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