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Division III Ethnic Minority and Women's Internship Grant Program

The Division III Ethnic Minority and Women’s Internship Grant is a two-year grant program that provides funding for entry-level administrative positions at NCAA Division III schools and conference offices to encourage access, recruitment, selection and the long-term success of ethnic minorities and women.

During each year of grant funding, the NCAA provides $20,100 to support the salary of the hired intern and $3,000 in professional development funding. Recipients are required to provide a $3,700 minimum in-kind gift for each year of the grant.

Click here to download the grant policy for information regarding timelines, eligibility, funding criteria, etc.

Proposal submission process

Proposals must be submit through the NCAA Program Hub. The online proposal form will be available from noon Eastern Time on Sept. 15, 2015 through 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Feb. 1, 2016. All materials must be completely submitted by the deadline in order to be eligible for review by the selection committee.

Contact us

Contact Sarah Sadowski at with any questions.

Key Dates

  • Sept. 15, 2015: Proposal opens
  • Feb. 1, 2016:  Proposal closes at 5 p.m. Eastern Time
  • March 2016: Recipients notified
  • July 28-29, 2016: Orientation (Indianapolis)