Career Specific Scholarships - Government / Public Administration

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Bruce B. Melchert Scholarship


Sponsored by: Tau Kappa Epsilon Educational Foundation
Amount: $350
Apply by: March 1
Description: Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.0, be sophomores or above and be seeking an undergraduate degree in political science or government. Applicants must also plan to pursue a career in political or government service. Preference is first given to members of the Beta-Theta Chapter.
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CIA Undergraduate Scholarship Program


Sponsored by: Central Intelligence Agency
Amount: Annual salary including benefits and up to $18,000 for tuition
Apply by: October
Description: Applicants must be high school seniors or college sophomores. High school students must have an SAT score of 1000 or higher or an ACT score of 21 or higher, while all applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.0. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, defined as a household income of less than $70,000 for a family of four or $80,000 for a family of five or more. They must meet all criteria for regular CIA employees, including security checks and medical examinations. Applicants must commit to a work experience each summer during college and agree to CIA employment for 1.5 times the length of their CIA-sponsored scholarship.
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Dunn Fellowship Program and Marzullo Internship Program


Sponsored by: Governor's Office of the State of Illinois
Amount: $31,332 plus benefits
Apply by: February 28
Description: Fellows must possess a bachelor's degree, and Vito Marzullo interns must be Illinois residents. Fellows will be assigned to various posts in the Governor's office or in an office under the Governor's jurisdiction.
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