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    Scully Scholars Summer Internship Program 2021

    May 5, 2021

    The program is to provide University of Scranton students with financial assistance to pursue summer internships in public policy and to honor the memory of long-time professor of history and political science, Timothy H. Scully.

    Eligibility:
    All full-time University of Scranton students who will have completed at least two full years of study by May 2020 are eligible.
    Applicants must have identified a potential summer internship sponsored by a Member of the United States Congress, a congressional committee, a state legislator, a state legislative committee, a federal or state agency (including the White House or a governor's office), a think tank, a national political party, or a public policy organization.

    Academic Requirements:
    The Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences will determine the number of credit hours to be awarded for the internship. The recipient must submit a paper of scholarly quality, on a public policy subject, during the semester following the end of the internship. The paper's topic must be approved by the chairperson of the University's Political Science Department, although approval is not required prior to commencement of the internship.

    Application and Selection Process:
    • Every applicant must submit:
    • A completed application form, is available online https://www.scranton.edu/financial-aid/add-schol-opp.shtml

    • A brief essay which demonstrates your interest in public policy (no more than two pages, typed and double-spaced).
    • An unofficial transcript (available at the Registrar's Office or online).
    • Two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a University professor.
    • A current resume.

    Deadline for applications HAS BEEN EXTENDED to Monday, May 17, 2021.

    Please forward completed applications to finaid@scranton.edu.

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