SUMMER 2021 Rangel Summer Enrichment Program

The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program provides an opportunity for students to deepen their understandings of current issues and trends in international affairs. Rangel scholars will live on campus at Howards University and throughout this six-week program they will attends classes, and gain experience through a variety of programs with foreign affairs professionals both at Howard and around the DC area. The program will also aid students in exploring post-graduate opportunities such as: graduate school, fellowship programs, scholarship programs, and internships. The program covers the cost of tuition, housing, travel, and two meals a day. A $3,200 stipend is also provided.

Deadline to apply is February 9, 2021 at 11:59pm EST

Eligibility Requirements
  • Must be a full-time undergraduate student with at least sophomore status on the date of application
  • Must have at least a 3.2 GPA
  • Must be a US Citizen
Application Requirements
  • A summary of your background in International Affairs (volunteer work, internships, international experiences, honors and awards)
  • A statement explaining your interest in international affairs (500 Words or less)
  • Academic Transcript (if you have attended multiple colleges or universities, include transcripts from both schools)
  • Proof of Full Time Registration for Spring 2021 (only one of the following is required)
    • An official or unofficial transcript with classes listed for Spring 2021
    • Screenshots or pdf file of student portal with classes listed
    • For study abroad programs, include a copy of your award/acceptance letter
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship
    • Birth certificate
    • Certificate of U.S. citizenship
    • U.S. passport
    • Note: If you use a birth certificate, please note that if you are selected, you will need to send in a hard copy of a notarized birth certificate before your final acceptance. Those using passports or certificates of citizenship will have to bring originals to show at the start of the program.
    • Note: Social Security cards and driver’s licenses are not proof of citizenship and will not be sufficient.
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
    • Two from Faculty Members
    • One from a community member who can comment on your accomplishments

For more information and to apply, click here.

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