Northwestern University

Apr
17
Thu 11:45 AM

Center for the Study of the Presidency Fellowship Internal Deadline

When: Thursday, April 17, 2014
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM  

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student

Contact: Angela R Johnson   (847) 491-2617

Group: Office of Fellowships Deadlines

Category: Global & Civic Engagement

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Description:

The Center for the Study of the Presidency & Congress is a non-partisan organization that offers a non-resident internship designed to promote interest in public policy and encourage leadership.
The Center's Presidential Fellows Program consists of two components: a Fall Leadership Conference and the Spring Symposium. Fellows meet government officials, public policy leaders, and representatives from prestigious think-tanks; are assigned a mentor; and must participate in a panel discussion and deliver an original research paper during the Spring Symposium.

For more information, visit http://www.thepresidency.org/programs/presidential-fellows-program.

Northwestern holds an internal competition to choose one representative for this fellowship.

Eligibility: Sophomores and juniors (in any major) who have a demonstrated interest in public policy, the institution of the presidency, or Congress, and a GPA of 3.6 or higher.

Application Requirements
** A 300-word essay that details your interest in the program
** List one or two potential research topics
** Résumé
** Unofficial Transcript
** Name of at least one Northwestern faculty member who is aware of your interest in public policy and/or research

All application materials should be submitted to fellowships@northwestern.edu by Noon on April 17, 2014.

Interested? Contact Jason Kelly Roberts
(jason-roberts@northwestern.edu)

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