Fully-Funded Summer Study in D.C.

OPPORTUNITIES AT THE HERTOG FOUNDATION

It’s not too early to think about how to make the most of your summer.  Here are some exciting, fully-funded  opportunities for study in Washington, D.C.  Please feel free to contact me for assistance with your applications.

Visit www.hertogfoundation.org to learn more and apply for the programs listed below.

 

Political Studies Program 

  • Eligibility: Undergraduates and very recent graduates (2016 or 2017)
  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Duration: 7-week program, June 18-August 5, 2017
  • Stipend: Provides housing and some meals, plus stipend

Hertog Fellows study classic texts in political thought and some of the seminal documents of American politics with an outstanding faculty. In addition, students study selected public policy issues with some of those who helped formulate and implement those policies.

War Studies Program 

  • Eligibility: College juniors, seniors and very recent graduates (2016 or 2017)
  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Duration: 2-week program, Summer 2017 (dates TBA)
  • Stipend: Provides housing and some meals, plus stipend

The War Studies Program, run by the Institute for the Study of War, aims to educate undergraduate students about the theory, practice, organization, and control of war and military forces. Over the course of the program, students will learn from and interact with distinguished senior leaders in the national security and military communities, including retired generals and leading intellectuals.

Summer Courses 

  • Eligibility: Undergraduates and very recent graduates (2016 or 2017)
  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Duration: One- to two-week seminars throughout the period of June 25-August 5, 2017
  • Stipend: Provides housing and some meals, plus stipend

This series of one- to two-week seminars allows students to create their own individualized course of study. Younger students are encouraged to apply for these seminars, as are upperclassmen who have other obligations during the summer. Offerings include topics such as American Political Thought, American Democratic Capitalism, Thucydides and Today’s Challenges, and Landmark Supreme Court Cases.

The application deadline is Monday, February 6, 2017.

Early decision deadline is Monday, December 5, 2016

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