In exchange for their work at nonprofits and/or government agencies, Bonner Scholars can earn a total of $15,500 if they meet all program requirements:

  • $3,000 annual stipend ($12,000 total).
    • Disbursed in six stipend payments of approximately $500 per academic year.
  • $5,000 stipend for two 280-hour summer internships.
    • $1,750 living stipend paid at beginning of each internship.
    • $750 earnings stipend paid at end of each internship.
  • $500 paid to rising seniors, to support a third summer of service or a service-related activity during their senior year. These activities may include covering the cost of attending a conference related to their service or to travel to an interview for a fellowship, graduate school, or a job with a nonprofit or government agency.
  • Financial aid package that commits to meeting 100% of demonstrated financial need.

Current Bonner Scholars looking for more information or clarification on their Bonner Scholars Program funding should connect with their class advisor.


Federal Work-Study

Bonner Scholars who are Federal Work-Study eligible can also earn additional bi-weekly income for their hours served through the Community Work-Study Program.