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2016 PPIA Junior Summer Institute Application Open!

Aug 24, 2015
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The Public Policy & International Affairs Program (PPIA) is now accepting applications for the 2016 PPIA Fellowship!


About the Fellowship

The PPIA program prepares undergraduates to be competitive  candidates for top degree

programs in the fields of public policy, public administration or international affairs through participation

 in a Junior Summer Institute (JSI).

JSI is an intensive, 7-week, academic program during the summer at one of these host campuses:

•              The Ford School - University of Michigan

•              The Goldman School - UC Berkeley

•              Heinz College - Carnegie Mellon University

•              Woodrow Wilson School - Princeton University

Eligible candidates are current undergrads who will be completing their B.A. between December 2016 and

August 2017. The deadline to apply is November 1, 2015.

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Benefits of Participation

•              Full tuition at a PPIA Junior Summer Institute.

•              Eligibility to receive assistance with travel expenses.

•              A stipend of up to $1,500 (funding determined by each JSI).

•              University housing with a meal plan.

•              Books and related course materials at your JSI.

•              Minimum of a one-time $5,000 scholarship at a PPIA graduate school if admitted for a Master's

degree or select PhD programs. PPIA Fellows often receive financial offers above and beyond this

minimum from their graduate program.

•              Fee waiver when applying to programs that are members of the PPIA Graduate School Consortium.             



About PPIA

PPIA's mission is to promote the inclusion and full participation of underrepresented groups in public service and

to advance their leadership roles throughout our civic institutions serving domestic and international affairs.


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