Rates below are based on most recent session stipends.
*Education level shall be based on credits earned during the semester preceding internship session dates
**Based on GS-schedule for the Rest of the United States (RUS) (Office of Personnel Management)
|Education Level*||GS-Schedule Equivalent||Weekly Stipend**|
|High School||GS-1 Step 1||$468.80|
|Undergraduate (Less than 60 semester credits earned)||GS-3 Step 1||$575.20|
|Undergraduate (More than 60 semester credits earned)||GS-6 Step 1||$805.60|
|Master's-seeking||GS-9 Step 1||$1,094.80|
|Professional Educators||GS-11 Step 1||$1,324.40|
|Ph.D.-seeking||GS-11 Step 1||$1,324.40|
|Research Assistant Master's Seeking||GS-9 Step 2||$1,131.20|
|Research Assistant Ph.D.-seeking||GS-11 Step 2||$1,368.80|
***Weekly stipend rates for scholars placed at Edwards AFB are based on the Los Angeles-Long Beach Locality pay rate.
Scholars placed at Edwards AFB also receive an additional travel stipend award. The travel stipend award includes $250 per week to help defray high cost of living expenses and a one-time $650 payment to defray transportation costs to and from the internship.
|Education Level*||GS-Schedule Equivalent||Weekly Stipend***|
|Undergraduate Freshman (30 semester credits earned)||GS-7 Step 1||$1,036.40|
|Undergraduate Sophomore (60 semester credits earned)||GS-7 Step 2||$1,070.80|
|Undergraduate Junior (90 semester credits earned)||GS-7 Step 3||$1,105.20|
|Undergraduate Senior (120 semester credits earned)||GS-7 Step 4||$1,140.00|
|Master's-seeking||GS-9 Step 1||$1,267.60|
|Ph.D.-seeking||GS-11 Step 1||$1,533.60|