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Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program

Website: http://www.rangelprogram.org/index.cfm?session.areaid=2&contentid=684

Deadline: 2014-02-10 (National)

The Rangel Program is a collaborative effort between Howard University and the U.S. State Department that seeks to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers as diplomats in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State. The program seeks individuals interested in helping to shape a freer, more secure and prosperous world through formulating, representing, and implementing U.S. foreign policy. The Program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service and those with financial need.

Eligibility

Students must be U.S. citizens and full-time undergraduate students who have completed at least their sophomore year in college before the program begins; 3.2 GPA minimum. The selection committee may consider students who have completed their freshman year if they have significant international experience.

Term

6 weeks during the summer

Support

The Rangel Program covers all tuition, travel, room, and board. Participants also receive a stipend.

Application Process

Apply online at the above web site. Three letters of recommendation are required, as well as a 500-word essay explaining the applicant\'s interest in international affairs and how the program will assist you in pursuing this interest.

Learn More

Please see above web site.