Last Call – Sep 1 Deadline: College Students – National Conference Scholarship Program

World Affairs Councils of America

2013 National Conference

Washington, DC

Thursday, November 14-Friday, November 15
[Wednesday, November 13 – Meetings for Council Staff]

Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel

COLLEGE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The Tennessee World Affairs Council is proud to announce a student scholarship opportunity to attend the 2013 National Conference.

Held annually for over two decades, the National Conference engages our leading policy-makers and leaders in a discussion of the critical issues facing the nation. The conference will be held November 13-15, 2013 in Washington, DC at the Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel. To see a list of confirmed speakers so far, please visit www.worldaffairscouncils.org

The scholarship, offered by the National Board of the World Affairs Councils of America, includes the registration fee and $1000 per student to be used towards travel, lodging and/or incidentals.

To apply, applicants must be at least 18 years old and currently enrolled in a college in Tennessee.

THE TENNESSEE WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL CAN NOMINATE UP TO TWO STUDENTS FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP. THE WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCILS OF AMERICA WILL CHOSE THE WINNERS AND MAKE NOTIFICATIONS IN LATE SEPTEMBER.

In a separate Word document, please submit answers to the questions below by September 1, 2013 to Danielle.Rovelli@TNWAC.org. Submissions should be no longer than 2 pages.

1. Name and Date of Birth:
University/College:
Major/Course of Study:
Anticipated Graduation:

2. Why should you be selected as a scholarship recipient? Please include examples of academic interest in international affairs, extracurricular activities, leadership, travel experience and/or career aspirations.

3. The Six Top Issues were selected by the National Network leadership as the most important national security issues for the coming year. Which topic do you believe is the most important and why?

• Cybersecurity
• U.S. Energy Independence
• Global Economic Realignment
• Middle East
• Global Environment Issues
• K-12 Education

4. The mission of the Tennessee World Affairs Council is to promote, on a non-partisan basis, understanding of important international issues throughout the community. As a scholarship recipient, how do you plan to share the knowledge you gained at the National Conference and further the Council’s mission in Tennessee?

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