Funded six-week summer program including coursework and networking in the fields of foreign policy and global affairs.


Application Deadline

February 6, 2024 at 5:00 AM

Duke Contact

Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program
Patricia H. Scroggs,

Quick facts

Academic Discipline

Arts & Humanities
Professional (Law/Medicine/Business)
Public Service
Social Sciences

Eligibility: Citizenship

U.S. Citizen

When to Apply

Sophomore Year, Junior Year, Senior Year

Campus Nomination Required?



A six-week summer program (mid-June to late July) designed to provide undergraduates with a deeper appreciation of current issues and trends in international affairs, a greater understanding of career opportunities in international affairs and the enhanced knowledge and skills to pursue such careers.

Scholars have a chance to meet with a wide range of professionals from government and non-governmental agencies who can talk about diverse international policy issues and career options. The program helps develop skills such as writing, negotiating and presentation.


The Program covers the costs for tuition, travel, housing, meals, and a $3,300 stipend. Participants reside at Howard University. 

Scholars also gain access to a strong alumni network and ongoing opportunities for networking, collaboration, and advancement.


  • US citizen
  • Full-time undergraduate student
  • 3.2 GPA

Selection Criteria

  • Demonstrated interest in foreign affairs, and/or interest in public service careers, especially those related to the US Department of State
  • Academic excellence
  • Financial need