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NCI PLEN and Feminist Camp Grants

Information Sessions at the NCI House (7025 Freret St.): To learn more about applying for a PLEN or Feminist Camp Grant, as well as other NCI experiential learning programs, please attend an information session:

  • January 26 from 4-5 PM
  • January 30 from 12-1 PM
  • February 14 from 12-1 PM
  • February 15 from 4-5 PM
  • March 2 from 4-5 PM
  • March 13 from 3-4 PM
  • March 23 from 12-1 PM
  • April 7 from 2-3 PM

If you cannot attend an information session and want to talk with Betsy or have her come speak at a student organization meeting or a class, please e-mail her. 


Feminist Camp Grants

The NCI Feminist Camp grant supports students attending the week-long workshop.  Students meet with leading feminist organizations, activists, and thinkers.  The benefits of attending the workshop include having the opportunity to leave with an expanded network of feminist colleagues, friends, and opportunities for collaboration.

NCI Application: will be open March 20, 2017 on this web page



PLEN Grants

Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) seminars provide college students the valuable opportunity to explore their career interests through meetings with industry leaders, interactive workshops, and site visits in Washington, DC. Full-time undergraduate women-identified and gender minority students can apply for an NCI PLEN grant to support attendance to one of these seminars.


PLEN 2016-17 Sessions & Funding Applications


PLEN: "Women and Congress" Workshop
Seminar Dates: March 12-17, 2017

NCI Grant Application: Please follow this link to complete the application for an NCI grant to support flight reimbursement, housing, and registration fee.
Application Deadline: February 3 at 5 PM CST
PLEN Grant for the $125 Seminar Fee: If you would like to apply to PLEN to cover the $125 seminar fee, please apply through this link. Please note that this is a separate application from the NCI application).

College women considering careers in policy will learn about the legislative process in Washington, DC and explore hot-button issues on the Hill. This seminar exposes students to a range of professional opportunities in and related to Congress, from lobbying to working on a Senate or House Committee.

″ For information on the PLEN scholarship to cover the $125 registration fee, visit here.

 

PLEN: "Women in Global Policy" Workshop
Seminar Dates: May 14-19, 2017

NCI Application: will be open March 20, 2017 on this web page
College women will learn about foreign policy from distinguished women whose work makes a global impact during this week in Washington, DC. Students will hear from leaders advocating for humanitarian issues, citizens' rights, international security, and international development in an increasingly interconnected world.

″ For information on the PLEN scholarship to cover the $125 registration fee, visit here.

″ Graduating seniors are not eligible to receive NCI funding for this conference.


PLEN: "Women, Law, and Legal Advocacy" Workshop
Seminar Dates: October 19-22, 2016

(Closed) NCI Application: will open again in the 2017-18 academic year

College women considering careers in law will explore the connections between legal careers and the legislative process in Washington, DC. This seminar exposes students to a range of professional opportunities in law, from issue-based advocacy to government service.

PLEN: "Women in Public Policy" Workshop
Seminar Dates: January 2-7, 2017

(Closed) NCI Application: will open again in the 2017-18 academic year

The public policy arena offers endless career opportunities, from government service to issue-based advocacy for nonprofit and for-profit organizations. College women will explore how to influence the policy issues they are passionate about and learn the range of professional opportunities and skills required to be successful.  

 

PLEN: "Women in STEM Policy" Workshop
Seminar Dates: January 8-13, 2017

(Closed) NCI Application: will open again in the 2017-18 academic year

This seminar offers college women a valuable opportunity to hear firsthand from women  in science, health, and technology who are shaping our nation's STEM agenda.  

PLEN: "Women, Business, and Policy" Workshop

Seminar Dates: February 8-11, 2017

(Closed) NCI Application: will open again in the 2017-18 academic year

Learn how women in the business and government sectors interact with each other to write and implement policy. Explore policy careers in business, economics, and corporate social responsibility.  


PLEN: "Women Unlocking Nonprofits" Workshop
Seminar Dates: February 15-18, 2017

(Closed) NCI Application: will open again in the 2017-18 academic year

Women interested in a mission-based career will benefit from meeting top level professionals from a variety of nonprofit organizations.  Nonprofits offer the unparalleled opportunity to contribute and excel while making a difference



For more information, contact Betsy Lopez at elopez@tulane.edu.

 

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