The Native American Political Program (NAPLP) is awarding an academic scholarship to spend a semester at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., beginning January 2010. NAPLP partners with Semester In Washington Politics (SIWP) allowing students to participate in hands-on internships and interact with political leaders and policymakers.
As a participant in NAPLP you will have the opportunity to:
** Spend a semester in the nation's capital while taking classes at GW
** Participate in hands-on-internships
** Interact with political leaders and policy makers
** Receive academic credit for classroom study
** Study issues of importance to your communities
You will also learn key elements of political campaigns and governance such as: message development, voter targeting, media production, direct mail, fundraising, lobbying, and grassroots advocacy.
Who should attend: A select group of qualified undergraduate Native American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian students will receive individual scholarships to cover tuition and fees for six academic credits toward applied American politics, on-campus housing, books, travel to and from Washington D.C., and a stipend for other expenses.
Deadline: Application deadline for spring 2010 is November 1, 2009.
Semester In Washington requires the following application pieces:
** NAPLP Admissions & Scholarship applications, available at www.naplp.gwu.edu
** One letter of recommendation
** Official transcripts of all college academic work
** Current resume
** Indication of tribal enrollment and/or Native American (American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian) ancestry
Interested students who are enrolled members of a Native community or possess proof of ancestry may apply online or download the application and mail the copies attached to:
The George Washington University
1922 F Street, NW, Room 401-A
Washington, DC 20052
For more information: Call NAPLP at (202) 994-8909 or toll-free at 1(800) 367-4776; You can also visit the website at: www.naplp.gwu.edu
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