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Steeve Simbert is an alumnus of the 2013 Princeton Junior Summer Institute program. A survivor of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, Steeve is received a scholarship from Koru to study in South Africa! Learn more by reading the full Woodrow…

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Name: Aden Kun JSI Attended: University of California, Berkeley, 1991 Current Title: Principal Current Employer: Atalanta Realty Investments, LLC   Why did you decide to pursue a Fellowship with PPIA? How did it align with your goals at the time?…

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University of Chicago and Chicago Harris Conference on Policy Leadership Date: June 19-21, 2014 Application deadline EXTENDED to May 19, 2014 | APPLY NOW >> Bright Leaders, Bright Futures is a three-day program at the University of Chicago designed to…

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  The School of International Service at American University in Washington, D.C. would like to announce two new fellowships for applicants to the M.A. in International Communication program focused on two of the program’s unique concentration areas.   The Public…

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After completing a JSI fellowship, many PPIA alumni go on to become successful candidates for prestigious national scholarships. These awards include the Marshall Scholarship, which finances intellectually distinguished young Americans to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. Up…

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    Name: Mee Moua JSI Attended: Princeton University, 1991 Current Title: Executive Director Current Employer: Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC   This interview has been edited for clarity and length. What was the most valuable lesson you learned from your…

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On Monday, January 20, Deon Jones (UC Berkeley JSI, 2013) appeared on TV One on NewsOne Now with Roland Martin for the channel’s tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. Jones joined a panel of young African American leaders to discuss…

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“GivingTuesday™ is a movement to create a national day of giving…on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The second annual GivingTuesday is on December 3, 2013. In the same way that retail stores take part in Black…

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    Name: Ana Cubas JSI Attended: Carnegie Mellon University, 1992   Ana, you have a long history of working in public service. Where did that dedication come from? There are a couple of events I think that shaped that….

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The Public Policy & International Affairs Fellowship (PPIA) Program is now accepting applications for the 2014 Junior Summer Institutes (JSI). Applications must be submitted through the PPIA website, at: www.ppiaprogram.org. The PPIA program prepares undergraduates to be competitive candidates for…

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The mission of the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy is to improve the quality of life for people and their communities, here and abroad. We achieve this mission through education and research that promote innovative solutions to the…

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Throughout the fall months The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) will be coordinating on campus and virtual information sessions, class visits, taster lectures and online chats. Admission staff members will also be attending graduate fairs around…

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