Thursday, March 3, 2016

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Summer Workshop in International Security


House of Representatives Intern Vacancy Announcement

JOB DESCRIPTION The Office of the Historian seeks an unpaid intern with a strong interest in history. Responsibilities include assistance in day-to-day office operations, significant historical research, and other special projects as assigned. The intern must be highly motivated, collaborative, and possess excellent research and computer skills. 

Position Available: Intern Vacancy Announcement 
Number: N/A 
Office/Location: U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C. 
Closing Date: April 6, 2015 
Salary Level/Range: Unpaid 
Proposed Starting Date: June 2015 
End date: August 2015 

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS No phone calls please. Email a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample (no more than 5 pages) to history@mail.house.gov (PDF preferred) or fax to 202-226-2931. Please include “Internship Summer 2015” in the subject line of the email.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Ron Paul Scholarships Available

The deadline for the 2015 Ron Paul Scholarships is only one month away. 
To be eligible for these scholarships you must be an undergraduate student, or a soon to be undergraduate student, who is passionate about liberty. Students from all majors are encouraged to apply. Our goal with this program is to carry on the legacy of former U.S. Congressman Ron Paul.
Last year we awarded 4 scholarships in the amounts of: $10,000, $5,000, $2,500, and $1,000. We hope to do the same this year. 
The deadline to apply is March 23, 2015.
You can find out more and apply here: http://www.campaignforlibertyfoundation.org/how-to-apply/

Reilly Fellowship

The School of Public Policy is currently accepting applications for the Reilly Fellowship ($2,500).

Rosalie Reilly was one of Maryland's most extraordinary and exemplary public servants who was a role model for young women entering politics and was a champion for educating young leaders as they prepared to enter public life.

All female undergraduate and graduate students are invited to apply to this fellowship, and the application is available on the website below:

The deadline for application submissions is April 3, 2015.

For additional questions, please contact Christopher Perez, Program Coordinator, Undergraduate Studies, School of Public Policy: cperez6@umd.edu

Cade Scholarship

The School of Public Policy Undergraduate Studies is now accepting applications for the Cade Scholarship ($2,000).

Senator John A. Cade was one of Maryland's most extraordinary and exemplary public servants. As a member of the Maryland Senate from 1975-1996, his dedication to government, public service and education helped enhance the lives of his constituents.

All majors are invited to apply to this scholarship, and applications are available on the website below:

The deadline for application submissions is March 13, 2015.

For additional questions, please contact Christopher Perez, Program Coordinator, Undergraduate Studies, School of Public Policy: cperez6@umd.edu

Rawlings Undergraduate Leadership Fellows Program

The prestigious Rawlings Undergraduate Leadership Fellows Program honors the legacy of Howard Peters “Pete” Rawlings and the work he did as a Maryland delegate. Participants in the Fellows program are provided multiple opportunities--both academic and experiential--to grow as ethical leaders and become champions for those whose voices may otherwise go unheard in the leadership and decision-making process.  Maintaining a commitment to those historically underrepresented in leadership positions is central to the program.  This one-year program invites highly-motivated undergraduate students to engage in leadership development, advocacy for their passions, and create social change.

Deadline: March 9, 2015 

All majors are invited to apply to the Rawlings Program, and applications are available on the website below: 
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Contact the Rawlings Program for additional information: rulf@umd.edu