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THE CHARLES B. RANGEL INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAM
FEBRUARY 12, 2010)
This six-week program is designed to provide students with a deeper appreciation of current issues and trends in international affairs, enhance their knowledge and skills to pursue international affairs careers, and expose them to career opportunities in the international arena. The program is open to full-time undergraduate students who will complete their sophomore year in college before the program begins. Undergraduate participants are referred to as Rangel Scholars.
The six-week program at
in Howard University includes three academic courses and additional seminars and visits to give students exposure to key policymakers and practitioners of international affairs. Students who are accepted received tuition, travel, room and board, as well as a stipend, for the program. Attached is a Summer Enrichment Program description Washington, DC
Academics: During this program, students receive intensive instruction in three courses: Political Economy, History of U.S. Foreign Relations and Writing. Nine semester hours of academic credit may be awarded.
Outside Activities: To enhance their understanding of the conduct of
foreign policy and international career options, Program participants meet with Executive Branch policymakers, Members of Congress, representatives of non-governmental organizations, foreign government officials and other individuals involved in international relations. In recent years, participants have visited the State Department, Capitol Hill, the Central Intelligence Agency, the World Bank, the United Nations, the Pentagon and the U.S. National Foreign Affairs Training Center.
ELIGIBILITY FOR SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAM
Applicants must be
citizens, must be full-time undergraduate students who will complete their sophomore year of college before the program begins and must have at least a 3.2 grade point average. The selection committee may consider students who have completed their freshman year if these students have outstanding academic backgrounds and significant international experience. U.S.
A complete online application includes the following:
*NOTE: Online application will be available in mid-November 2009.
- Completed Summer Enrichment Program application form
- An interest statement (in 500 words or less) that explains the applicant’s interest in international affairs and how this program will assist him/her in pursuing this interest
Mailed copies of the following supplemental information:
- Official transcript from any college or university that the applicant has attended
- Three letters of recommendation
- Two from faculty members
- One from a community leader familiar with the applicant’s accomplishments
- Proof of U.S. citizenship with a notarized copy of: (choose one)
- Birth certificate
- Certificate of U.S. citizenship
- U.S. passport
Bring a copy and the original of your passport or birth certificate to a Notary Public. They will examine the documents to determine that they are official, stamp and sign the copy and give it back to you. Visit www.123.notary.com
SUMMER ENRICHMENT APPLICATION DEADLINE:
Received by February 12, 2010
No faxed material will be accepted.
Mail application materials to:
Patricia H. Scroggs,
Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program
Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center
2218 6th Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20059
For all inquiries, please contact:
Patricia H. Scroggs or Vanessa Rozier
At the address above or:
Tel: (202) 806-4367
Fax: (202) 806-5424
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
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Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center, Howard University
2218 Sixth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20059
Phone: (202) 806-4363 Fax: (202) 387-6951 or (202) 806-5424
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