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Lilly Grant Program for Lives of Worth and Service
Bruce Dalgaard Program Director
Modular Village
1520 St. Olaf Avenue
Northfield, MN 55057

507-786-3626 Fax


Opportunities for Students

Leaders for Social Change

The Leaders for Social Change program is an opportunity for students to put their ideals into action and to develop leadership skills through internships in community organizations. Click here to download the program description.

Lilly Vocational Intern
1 year position; grant funded, recruited annually.

Application deadline: March 9, 2009

Position Summary: Lilly Vocational Intern position will provide a concrete, coordinated opportunity for a graduating senior/recent graduate (2008) to remain/return to St. Olaf for one year to hone his/her skills by working closely with the full array of vocational discernment programs with the Lilly Grant Program. The models for this position are the Americorps and Lutheran Volunteer Corps programs that engage students in a year of service as they explore their career options. In addition to contributing to the work of the Lilly Grant Program, the intern will learn by doing, gaining insights and expertise that will contribute to his/her ability to respond to a calling to serve in the non-profit sector.

For more information regarding this position and how to apply visit:

Summer Vocational Community Internships
The Civic Engagement program and Office of Church Relations have developed a Lilly Grant program for St. Olaf students to live at Luther Seminary in St. Paul and serve at area churches or service organizations over the summer.

To read essays and reflections from summer 2007 interns click here »

Summer 2009 Application Deadline: March 19, 2009

Download application for summer 2009 »



2008 Summer Vocational Internship Recipients

Erin L. E. Anderson

Laura Nicole Glasebrook

Hannah B. Griese

David Hlebain

Tyler C. Zencka

2007 Summer Vocational Internship Recipients

To read reflections and essays from summer 2007 recipients click here »

Summer 2008 Application »

Bible Camp Stipend Recipients

2008 Recipients

Anna  Coffey, Holden Village

Chris  Cremons
Rainbow Trail Lutheran

Michael Crosson
Flathead Lutheran Bible Camp

Lucas Dueffert, Christikon

Cameron Field
YMCA Camp Menogyn

Briana Griffin
Camp Mennoscah

Emma Harness
Wilderness Canoe Base

Sarah Jacobson
Camp Wapogasset

Hannah Langholz, Camp Onomia

Martina Link
Rainbow Trail Lutheran

Nathan Mantey
Camp Lutherwood

Jenna Moon, Camp Onomia

Jacob Nelson
Shores of St. Andrew

Stephanie Olson
Camp Metigoshe

Mary Ellen Olson
Timber-Lee Christian Center

Elizabeth Reynolds
Sugar Creek Bible Camp

Bryan Runck, Camp Grace

Sarah Schmidt, Camp Cherith

Kathryn Thompson
Sugar Creek Bible Camp

Whitney Wallace, Camp Cherith

Micaela Wegener
Ponderosa Lodge

To read reflections and essays from summer 2008 recipients click here »

To read reflections and essays from summer 2007 recipients click here »