Internship Grants

Expires: June 30, 2024

Experiential learning opportunities, including internships, are a key method for students to explore career possibilities, gain hands-on experience and meet people in industry in their field of study. For the company, it is a critical workforce development tool. The Innovate Rhode Island Small Business Fund (IRISBF) Internship Grant Program provides grants of up to $3,000 to assist companies in the life sciences and engineering sectors defray the costs of providing student internships and mentoring to eligible Rhode Island residents attending a college or university in Rhode Island.

How to Apply for Internship Grants

Applications should be submitted through the online submission tool below. You must have a STAC Profile to submit grant applications through the online submission tool. Responses are accepted on a rolling basis until funds are exhausted.


For more information, contact Kaleena Harrington at or 401-278-9100.


Responses are due by 06/30/2024

Submissions are timestamped at the end of the response process, which includes the time it takes to upload your files and verify that all data fields are complete.


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