The Brown in Washington, D.C. fellowship program offers students a semester in Washington, D.C. during their junior or senior year, interning with public and nonprofit sector agencies and completing coursework complementing their internship placement.
Academic Requirements: Students will enroll in 3 Brown University courses, which will fulfill 16 credit hours during the semester in D.C.
- PLCY 1823: “Brown in Washington, D.C. Practicum”: 25-hours/week internship placement, (2 credits) S/NC only
- PLCY 1822: Social Policy and Social Justice: Contestation and Compromise (J. Tambornino) S/NC or Grade
- PLCY 1825: The New National Security: Transnational and Cross-Border Issues (P. Reeves and J. Klein) S/NC or Grade
Junior or senior in good academic standing (open to all concentrations)
Demonstrated interest in public service (this can be shown through course work or volunteer / community / professional experience)
Completed a year on campus prior to the program
Interested students should also consider program dates for a full timeline.
Click here to apply for Fall 2019!
Priority deadline: March 20, 2019
Regular deadline: April 3, 2019
Extended deadline: Rolling admissions until April 23, 2019, or until the program reaches its capacity
Recommenders can email their recommendation to [email protected]. Alternatively, they can mail hard copies of the recommendation letter to:
Brown University Swearer Center for Public Service
25 George Street
Providence, RI 02912
Note: It is the student's responsibility to contact their recommenders and provide instructions. The program staff will NOT reach out to recommenders to follow up on a missing letter of recommendation. Please be aware of deadlines for recommenders. Extensions will not be given, however a student intending to apply to the priority deadline can defer to the regular deadline in order to provide their recommenders with additional time.
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