The Honors College at the University of Texas at Dallas

The Graduate Program in Public Policy

The Graduate Program in Public Policy will consist of a twelve-week summer program living in the heart of Washington, D.C., from late May through mid-August.

Application Process

Enrollment in the Graduate Program in Public Policy is limited and will be determined by a competitive process. Approximately twenty students from within the UT System will be selected. The application process consists of two parts: (1) selection of semi-finalists based on submission of application materials outlined below; (2) interviews of the semifinalists, from which Program Participants will be chosen.

The application deadline for the Summer 2015 Graduate Program in Public Policy is Friday, January 23, 2015. Finalists will be scheduled for an on-campus interview to occur between January 26 and February 6, 2015. Students selected as Fellows will be notified by Wednesday, February 11. To be considered for the program, you must complete all sections of the application and submit it with all required attachments by the application deadline to Valerie Brunell in GC 2.202.

Eligibility

  • Applicant must be enrolled in a University of Texas System graduate or PhD program
  • Applicant must have an overall minimum graduate GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must have previous professional or internship experience
  • Applicant must have university or community leadership, or public service experience

Participants

This summer, participating students will work with governmental and non-governmental offices across the capitol. For more details, please visit http://www.archercenter.org/current-fellows.html.

More information

For additional information on Graduate Program in Public Policy, including information on housing, transportation, curriculum and costs of participation, please visit the program website at www.archercenter.org/graduate or contact in the Honors College at UT Dallas.