The Public Policy & International Affairs Program (PPIA) is now accepting applications for the 2018 PPIA Fellowship!

PPIA 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; Humphrey School – University of Minnesota

Eligible candidates are current undergrads who will be completing their B.A. between December 2018 and August 2019. The deadline to apply is November 1, 2017. See http://www.ppiaprogram.org/ppia/what-we-do/junior-summer-institutes/  for more info, eligibility, and application instructions.

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. Applicants must be:

  • committed to completing a Master’s Degree in public and/or international affairs at one of the PPIA Consortium graduate schools.
  • demonstrate an interest in pursuing a professional career associated with public services such as government, nonprofits, humanitarian and international organizations and other related programs.
  • interested in contributing to the diversity of perspectives present in the PPIA Fellowship Program.
  • Economic need is considered during the review of applications.
  • All academic majors are welcome to apply!