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Internship and Study Abroad Awards

The department offers at least one of each of these awards annually.  The award amounts vary depending on the investment earnings from the money donated toward these funds and most will be in the range of $500 to $1,000 though some are larger. 

Applications for the 2018-19 internship and study abroad award, along with all supporting materials, are due in the department office by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 5, 2018.  Funds are available as early as July 1.

All applicants should have an EMU faculty member submit a letter of recommendation directly to the award committee on their behalf.  Required essays must be typewritten and double spaced. 

 

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Joe Ohren Student Internship Fund

Eligibility

Students completing an unpaid internship for academic credit in either the MPA program or one of the undergraduate majors in the department. Award may be used in summer, fall, or winter semesters.

Selection Criteria

Awarded to student(s) completing an unpaid internship for academic credit in either the MPA program or one of the undergraduate majors in the department.  Undergraduate recipients must have junior or senior status; MPA students must have completed 24 credit hours.  Recipients must have at least a 3.5 GPA or, for undergraduates, a 3.5 in their last 30 credit hours.  Applicants:  submit a personal statement no longer than two double-spaced pages that outlines how the internship is integrated into your post-graduation career plans.

2018-2019 recipient:

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Political Science Study Abroad Scholarship

Eligibility

Undergraduates in any major in the Department of Political Science. Funds may be used for any program-related expenses.

Selection Criteria

Available to an undergraduate with any major in the department who has a GPA of 3.0 or higher and at least 30 credit hours at EMU.  The award can be used for any program-related expenses (not just tuition and fees) in any EMU-approved study abroad program.  Applicants: provide evidence of acceptance in your study abroad program.

2018-2019 recipient: