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Ralph J. Bunche Center Howard University

THE CHARLES B. RANGEL INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAM

(APPLICATION DEADLINE 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 Howard University in Washington , DC 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 

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 U.S. 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 National Foreign Affairs Training Center.     

ELIGIBILITY FOR SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAM

Applicants must be U.S. 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.

A complete online application includes the following:

 *NOTE: Online application will be available in mid-November 2009.

 

Mailed copies of the following supplemental information:

SUMMER ENRICHMENT APPLICATION DEADLINE: Received by February 12, 2010

No faxed material will be accepted.

Mail application materials to:

Patricia H. Scroggs, Program Director
Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program
Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center
Howard University

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: pscroggs@howard.edu or vrozier@howard.edu


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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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