Eisenhower Institute

Spring program applications now open

Apply by December 4, 2022

Eisenhower Institute programs provide an immersive, hands-on experience in public policy and develop practical skills to prepare young adults for a lifetime of public, private, and non-profit service. In a 2021 employer survey, 93% of employers indicated that the abilities to “work in teams” and “demonstrate complex problem-solving skills” are important. Participants will meet with experts, learn to network, and work with their peers to demonstrate the skills needed to become leaders who inspire the world to meaningful action.

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The Eisenhower Institute empowers young leaders to tackle society’s most challenging public policy issues in real-time. Our experts lead students into communities across the U.S. and abroad to see the impact of policy decisions, talk to people who are affected, create innovative solutions and urge decision makers to take action.

Why Public Policy?

Public policy affects everything we do: our work, health, safety – even the air we breathe. In a democratic society, citizens have the right to examine the laws, policies, practices and decisions that affect them, and to be involved in how policy is made. This is where our work begins.

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Undergraduate Programs

Travel with a Middle East business leader. Test pollution with an environmentalist. Examine social change with a veteran journalist. Debate national security with a terror suspect’s attorney. Or study climate change with a renowned energy expert. These are the professionals who lead our programs.

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Graduate Programs

Apply for funding to pursue post-graduate study on topics that address how government functions in a free society, citizen public service, public policy and world affairs.

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High School Programs

Pitch a radical new idea at civic engagement camp. Join a team to debate current events in our high school invitational. Or win a six-figure Eisenhower Scholarship.

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Contact

Historic Eisenhower Institute building at 157 North Washinton St

Address

Gettysburg
300 North Washington Street
Campus Box 2988
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Washington, D.C.
818 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 400
Washington, D.C. 20006

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Phone

Gettysburg: 717-337-6685
Washington, D.C.: 202-628-4444

 

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