• Detroit, MI
  • Intern

Company Description

2014 NAINConnect
August 10-13, 2014

Detroit, Michigan

The North American Interfaith Network (NAIN) offers a unique opportunity to include younger representatives (ages 16-35) in a valuable interfaith encounter during the 2014 NAINConnect in Detroit, Michigan.  This scholarship recognizes young adults across the continent who are actively engaged in important work at the high school, college, graduate, and professional level.


If you are passionate about interfaith work, we welcome your energy and enthusiasm and encourage you to apply!  You do not need to be part of a NAIN member organization to apply.  Recipients are selected by the NAIN Young Adult Committee, according to the directives of the NAIN Board of Directors.  See below for complete information about the application process and requirements.

Job Description

Scholarship recipients will receive:

  • A $500 stipend to assist with the cost of registration, travel, housing, and meals at the NAINConnect.
  • A reduced registration fee of $135 to attend the NAINConnect.
  • The option of sharing a room with another scholarship recipient.  We encourage scholarship recipients to take advantage of this opportunity, which will enhance the Connect experience and save money.


Scholarship recipients are required to:

  • Be actively engaged at the NAINConnect, attending the majority of the programming.
  • Speak on a panel or participate in a workshop at some point during the Connect.  More information will be provided to selected scholarship recipients.
  • Applicants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult chaperone, or indicate upon applying that they would be attending the Connect unaccompanied so that a chaperone can be assigned accordingly.  Applicants under the age of 18 will also be asked to complete a liability form prior to receipt of the scholarship funds.

Additional Information

Scholarship Application deadline: April 15, 2014


Essay – The essay is an integral part of the application and is evaluated with great care by the Young Adult Committee.  The essay should be approximately 750-1,000 words in length and should answer the following questions:

  1. Why is interfaith work important to you? 
  2. In what ways do you participate in the interfaith and/or diversity initiatives of your community, campus, or organization?  Feel free to attach relevant articles, press releases or other material describing this work, if any.
  3. What to do you hope to gain by attending the 2014 NAINConnect?


When you have completed your application, please review it to ensure that you have completed all relevant parts, then hit submit.


All applications are due by Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 11:59 PM PST.


Please be advised that you will be prompted to login via Facebook, Linkedin or manually. You may use any of these options. But on the manual form, the resume upload portion is not required as it says, and you may skip it. Also, you have the option of uploading your essay or typing it into the answer box. 


If you have any questions, please contact us: youngadults@nain.org.