Please carefully read these instructions PRIOR to starting your application.

Note: This application is for NON-UGANDAN APPLICANTS. If you are a Ugandan citizen, please go to the Ugandan Intern application here.

Uganda Village Project (UVP) is currently accepting applications for the 2021 internship program. Interns will spend 8-9 weeks working with rural communities in Uganda to help implement sanitation, nutrition, and/or public health monitoring and evaluation activities in communities involved in our Healthy Villages program. Please visit our Healthy Villages section to read more about this program and how it is changing the lives of the rural poor in the Iganga District.

Program Dates:

— Team Leaders: 13 June 2021 -15 August 2021 (9 weeks)

— Team Members: 16 June 2021 -15 August  2021 (8.5 weeks)

The application is open from 1 November – 1 February, but applications are accepted on a rolling basis until filled. The EARLY APPLICATION DEADLINE is 1 February. Applicants who wish to qualify for the early application discount MUST submit all application materials by 1 February.

Fundraising Requirement: 

— $2250 USD (regular applications)/ $2000 (early applications)

— Deposit: $500 USD, refundable upon completion of the internship program**

UVP is committed to a diverse internship cohort and offer a special discount to applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations. If you feel that you qualify for the Cultural Diversity & Inclusion discount, please prepare your responses prior to starting the application as you will be prompted to upload them within the application. There will not be another opportunity to apply for the discount.

All interns are required to pay or fundraise $2250 USD for UVP (tax-deductible), in addition to a deposit of $500 USD. (Early applicants who submit application materials on or before 1 December receive a $250 discount on the program fee.)  The deposit is refundable upon successful completion of the program. This sum includes group pick-up and drop-off at Entebbe Airport, funds necessary to cover orientation, your room and board while in Uganda and Uganda-based staff costs as well as a donation towards Uganda Village Project’s programs in Uganda and the organization.

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To submit a complete application:

1) Complete this form in its entirety

2) Attach a resume/CV

3) Attach answers to short essay questions

You will be required to upload your documents at the end of the application form. You cannot save and return to the form, so please ensure your essays and CV are ready for upload when you complete the form. 

Questions? Contact the Internship Committee at Internships@UgandaVillageProject.org.

**If the program is canceled due to factors beyond our control, your deposit will be refunded in full.**