Special Interest Scholarships - Politics / Government

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Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) Scholarships


Sponsored by: Council on International Educational Exchange
Amount: Up to $5,000
Apply by: April 1 and November 1
Description: Applicants must plan to participate in a CIEE study abroad program. Financial need is strongly considered along with other materials from the study abroad application. Other eligibility requirements vary according to the specific scholarship. If awarded a scholarship, applicants are required to submit a one-page essay on their experiences after returning.
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Frank Newman Leadership Award


Sponsored by: Campus Compact
Amount: Varies
Apply by: February 28
Description: Emphasis is on students who have demonstrated leadership abilities and significant interest in civic responsibility. Students must attend one of the 1,000 Campus Compact member institutions and be nominated by the Campus Compact member president.
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Fund for American Studies Internships


Sponsored by: Fund for American Studies
Amount: Varies
Apply by: Varies
Description: There are programs in comparative political and economic systems, political journalism, business and government, philanthropy and international institutes. Each program includes classes, an internship and special events. Students take classes at Georgetown University and live in downtown Washington, DC. Summer and school-year programs are available.
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