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Students from Lewis & Clark College are now eligible to apply for the CampusGov/GovLoop Scholarship Program. CampusGov.com & GovLoop.com have teamed up to offer a $2,500 Scholarship to a deserving student interested in pursuing a career in the public sector.Our school has been registered for the program, so now all you have to do is fill out this simple online application form here to apply:

CampusGov is an online job board for students and recent graduates interested in exploring careers with the government.GovLoop is the premier social network for government connecting over 30,000 federal, state and local employees, contractors and academics.

Deadline: May 30th

For more information feel free to contact Matt Moore at mmoore@campusgov.com



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The Pew Leadership Year offers hands-on experience in public policy advocacy, research and communications to individuals who are dedicated to building a leadership career in the public or nonprofit sectors and have recently completed an undergraduate or advanced degree.  The first Pew Leadership Year will begin in September 2010 and conclude in August 2011.

These year-long, paid positions – all based in our Washington, DC, office – will provide 22 exceptionally talented graduates the chance to work alongside Pew professionals, gaining valuable skills while making important contributions to our work.  Pew Leadership Fellows will learn and hone essential skills that will help them thrive not only during their tenure at Pew, but in any chosen career.

Participants will work with a diverse group of Pew staff in specific departments.  Through observation and involvement, each fellow will have the opportunity to work on critical issues, which may include: global conservation; U.S. land conservation; marine environmental advocacy; global warming and energy policy; federal banking regulations; financial reform; state fiscal issues; election initiatives; public safety; the healthy development of young children; and early childhood education.


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The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship Program supports world-class doctoral students who demonstrate a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and humanities, science and engineering and in health, as well as leadership skills. The Program awards 500 international and Canadian doctoral students with three-year scholarships valued at $50,000 per annum.

  • Eligibility: Both Canadian and international students are eligible for nomination
  • Deadline: Please refer to the website for there are varying deadlines for different materials
  • Website: http://www.vanier.gc.ca/eng/home-accueil.aspx

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Paul and Daisy Soros, Hungarian immigrants and American philanthropists, established their fellowship program for New Americans in December 1997 with a charitable trust of fifty million dollars. Their reasons for doing so were several. They wished to “give back” to the country that had afforded them and their children such great opportunities and felt a fellowship program was an appropriate vehicle. They also felt that assisting young New Americans at a critical point in their education was an unmet need. Finally, they wished to signal to all Americans that the contributions of New Americans to the quality of life in this country have been manifold.

The program of fellowships they shaped has the following characteristics:

  • It honors and supports the graduate educations of 30 New Americans – permanent residents or naturalized citizens if born abroad; otherwise children of naturalized citizen parents — each year.
  • At the time of their selection, fellows must be college seniors or early in the graduate programs for which they request support.
  • Each fellow receives tuition and living expenses that can total as much as $90,000 over two academic years.
  • Fellows can study in any degree-granting program in any field at any university in the United States.
  • Fellows are selected on the basis of merit – the specific criteria emphasize creativity, originality, initiative and sustained accomplishment — in annual national competitions.  Candidates apply directly.  The program does not depend on recommendations from universities or regional screening.   Neither financial need nor distributive considerations are taken into account in the selection process.
  • Each fellows attends two weekend conferences of fellows. The great majority continue to be involved with the program through regional dinners, service in the selection process for later classes, etc.


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