The grants competition is open to undergraduate students who are Political Science majors at the time of application, have completed at least two semesters of coursework at CWRU, have a minimum 3.0 GPA in Political Science courses at CWRU, and will not graduate earlier than the December after the internship period.
Candidates must submit a hard copy of their application to Professor Elliot Posner by February 9, 2018. The application consists of the following:
Grant recipients and alternate candidates will be notified no later than April 20, 2018. After notification, grantees will have until May 25, 2018 to confirm their participation in one of their listed internships or, if necessary, another subsequently approved. If grant recipients do not confirm their internship, alternative candidates will be contacted.
Grant recipients are required to submit short reports on their internship experiences no later than October 5, 2018.
Acceptable internships must meet the following criteria:
Grants will not be awarded for internships of the following nature:
If you have questions about the eligibility of an internship, please contact Prof Karen Beckwith. For help finding internships, we suggest looking at the department’s internship page and using the range of resources available at CWRU’s Career Center.