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1. American Economic Association (AEA) seeks to prepare talented undergraduates
for doctoral programs in Economics and related disciplines.
2. Bunche Summer Institute: Introduces minority
juniors to the world of graduate study and encourages applications to PhD
programs in political science.
3. Fulbright UK Summer Institutes: Provides freshmen
and sophomores the opportunity to experience an exciting academic programme at
a highly regarded UK University, explore the culture, heritage and history of
the UK and develop their academic ability by improving presentation, research
and communication skills.
4. Harriman Foreign Service: The Pamela Harriman
Foreign Service Fellowships are offered annually to three outstanding
undergraduates from across the nation. Students are chosen to serve in a summer
professional position with the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC, and
the U.S. Embassies in London and Paris.
5. Hollings: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings (Hollings) provides successful
undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to a
maximum of $8,000 per year) for full-time study during the 9-month academic
year; a 10-week, full-time internship position ($650/week) during the summer at
a NOAA facility; and, if reappointed, academic assistance (up to a maximum of
$8,000) for full-time study during a second 9-month academic year. The
internship between the first and second years of the award provides the
Scholars with "hands-on"/ practical educational training experience
in NOAA-related science, research, technology, policy, management, and
education activities. Awards also include travel funds to attend a mandatory
NOAA Scholarship Program orientation, conferences where students present a
paper or poster, and a housing subsidy for scholars who do not reside at home
during the summer internship.
6. Morgan Stanley Richard B. Fisher Scholarship
Program: a competitive undergraduate scholarship program established to provide
outstanding Black, Hispanic, -Native American and LGBT students with a
financial award for a summer internship based on exceptional academic
achievement. Eligible candidates must be currently enrolled as a sophomore or
junior at an accredited four-year institution at the time of their application
with a competitive grade point average. Students with all majors are eligible.
7. New Sector Alliance Summer Fellowship program:
An intensive, 11-week leadership development program for individuals interested
in the social impact sector.
8. Rangel International Affairs: For undergraduates,
there is a six-week summer enrichment program that involves two courses and a
writing seminar in Washington DC. Participants are also introduced to a
wide-range of professionals working on global issues. The program aims to
prepare students for careers in international affairs. The program covers
tuition, travel, room and board, and provides a small stipend. The
program particularly encourages the application of members of minority groups
historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service and those with financial
Department Foreign Internship Program: The US Foreign Service is
seeking applicants for a new internship program that lets students intern for
two summers, first in DC and then at an embassy overseas. This is PAID, and
would be a great foot in the door for anyone thinking about going into the