Full Name:Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Fellowship Program
Course of Study:All
Campus Due Date:
- The PPIA Fellowship Program is designed to prepare college juniors or rising seniors from diverse backgrounds for graduate studies in public and/or international affairs and groom them for professional roles in public service.
- There is an array of opportunities under the Fellowship which span a period of development from the junior year of college to beyond the completion of a graduate degree.
- You must be nominated by Franklin College.
- Must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident to apply to the Junior Summer Institute (JSI)'s hosted by Berkeley, Maryland and Michigan. International applicants pursuing a bachelor's degree in the U.S. will be considered by Carnegie Mellon and Princeton.
- Must have completed junior year of college by the start of Junior Summer Institute (JSI) and have at least one full semester or two quarters of coursework remaining before graduation.
- Must not have attained a Bachelor’s Degree prior to start of Junior Summer Institute.
- Must be committed to completing a Master’s Degree in public and/or international affairs at one of the PPIA Consortium graduate schools (see Other information below).
- Must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a professional career associated with public service such as government, nonprofits, humanitarian and international organizations and other related programs.
- Must contribute to the diversity of perspectives.
- Economic need is given consideration.
- All academic majors are welcome to apply.
- Full tuition to attend PPIA Junior Summer Institute, plus a minimum $1,000 stipend.
- Minimum of $5,000 toward graduate school tuition.
- PPIA Fellows often receive financial offers above and beyond this minimum.
- Campus due date: Please submit all required application materials to the campus representative by 5pm on September 15, 2012.
- Application deadline: November 1, 2012
Franklin College Contact:
Dr. Hisaya Kitaoka
- The PPIA Consortium graduate schools are:
University of Washington
Pardee RAND Graduate School
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Southern California
University of Denver
University of Minnesota
University of Michigan
University of Chicago
University of Missouri – Columbia
University of Texas – Austin
New York University
University at Albany – SUNY
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Carnegie Mellon University
University of Maryland – College Park
University of Delaware
George Mason University
John Hopkins University