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The Hertog Political Studies Program

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The Hertog Political Studies Program offers exceptional students a unique opportunity to undertake a broad and rigorous study of political ideas and institutions, public policy, and statesmanship. Students will read classic texts in the history of political philosophy with outstanding faculty from institutions across the country. They will explore the fundamental principles of American politics and the opinions that distinguish left and right in America. They will consider major challenges that American policymakers confront. And they will closely examine political leadership with prominent men and women who shape American public policy.

Award / Eligibility Details:           

Eligible candidates are any college or university undergraduate, or very recent graduate (within the past two years from the time of application) not already pursuing an advanced degree. Applicants are not required to be U.S. citizens, nor are they required to have studied in the U.S. International applicants should be highly proficient in the English language, and all application materials, including essays and academic writing samples, must be submitted in English.

Deadline: Early February each year

Academic Level: Post-Undergraduate, Undergraduate

Type/Purpose: Study Away / Domestic Exchange

Field of Study: All, Arts & Humanities, Business, Education / Teaching, Public Affairs / Policy, Social Sciences, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

Location: United States

Citizenship eligibility: All, Foreign Citizen / International Student, Permanent Resident, US Citizen, US National

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