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Washington Policy Center

Jennifer Dunn Thomson Scholarship

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Any
Disciplines
15000 USD
Grant
United States
Location
18 Aug 2024
Application deadline

About

Washington Policy Center (WPC) is an independent, non-profit think tank that promotes sound public policy based on free-market solutions.

Overview

Scholarship type

Merit and need based

Number of scholarships to award

Multiple

Grant

Up to $15,000

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction
  • other

Description

Since 2011, WPC has awarded its annual Jennifer Dunn-Thomson scholarship to a college student who embodies the late Congresswoman's values of leadership, commitment to public service and personal values.

Applicable programmes

Benefits

Up to $15,000 in total scholarship funds will be awarded and recipients may use the money to pay for tuition or an internship on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. WPC will help the recipients with an internship placement with a member of Congress.  

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be Washington residents and enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student during the academic year.
  • They must at least be finishing their second year of education at an institution of higher learning. Applicants must hold an above-average GPA with good oral and written communication skills.
  • Applicants do not need to be members of Washington Policy Center in order to be eligible. 

Scholarship requirements

Disciplines

Any

Locations

United States

Nationality

American

Study experience required

Bachelor

Age

Unknown

Application

Application deadline

18 Aug 2024

Please submit the following items to their scholarship portal: resume, college transcript, two letters of recommendation and a writing sample from a public policy course you have taken or something applicable.

In addition, you must provide a brief, one-page essay to answer the following questions: How would you benefit from receiving this scholarship? How would it allow you to honor the legacy of Jennifer Dunn? Please indicate in the essay if you would like to use the grant toward tuition or for a Congressional internship.

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