Undergraduate Fellows Program Application
2015-2016 EI Undergraduate Fellows Program
"Domestic and International Energy Policy"
The Eisenhower Institute Undergraduate Fellows (EIUF) program offers a select group of Gettysburg College students the opportunity to develop their leadership skills as well as enhance their knowledge and understanding of public policy. Each year a different facet of public policy is examined by the Fellows. Eight (8) Fellows will be selected for the 2015–2016 academic year.
Expectations of the EI Fellows:
- Maintain a priority commitment of time to the Eisenhower Institute during the fellowship year. The 2015-2016 year for EI Fellows will focus on domestic and international energy issues.
- Work with the Harold G. Evans Chair of Eisenhower Leadership Studies, Professor Shirley Anne Warshaw, to complete programs that will engage the campus community during the Fellowship year. The Eisenhower Institute will provide financial and staff support for the Fellows’ projects.
- Assist at EI events by hosting visiting speakers and scholars.
- Participate regularly in EI programs (both public campus events and private meetings/events). The Eisenhower Institute is engaged in a wide range of programming on campus and in Washington, D.C. in addition to the Fellows program.
- Be available for domestic and/or international travel as part of energy policy programming throughout the year.
- Be a Gettysburg College student in good standing with a minimum 3.2 grade point average (GPA).
- Be committed to an engagement in public policy discussions and to engaging the student body in public policy discussions.
- Be a rising senior that is not studying off campus in 2015-2016. Fellows need to be in residence at Gettysburg College.
- Preference is given to students who have been involved in Eisenhower Institute activities and programs.
- Quality of application materials that include a resume of Gettysburg College academic and extra-curricular activities and one letter of recommendation from a faculty member. The deadline for submission of all materials is noon on Friday, April 3, 2015.
Selection Process: Completed applications will be promptly reviewed. Fellows will begin to plan programs for 2015-2016 in April 2015 and will continue to plan over the summer. Fellows must be on campus one week prior to classes starting.
Dinner: The Eisenhower Institute will hold its annual dinner on April 21, 2015 in Gettysburg, at which the Fellows for 2015-2016 will be introduced.