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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:

  • September 5th at noon
  • September 14th at 4 PM
  • September 20th at 3 PM
  • October 10 at 4 PM
  • October 17th at noon
  • November 6th at noon

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 at elopez@tulane.edu. 


Feminist Camp Grants

The NCI Feminist Camp grant supports students attending this 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.

Application: Feminist Camp Grant Applications are currently not open.  Read Newcomb News every Monday during the school year to find out application dates.



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 2017-18 Sessions & Funding Applications

PLEN: "Women, Law, and Legal Advocacy" Workshop

Seminar Dates: October 18-21, 2017


NCI Application: will be open here on September 1, 2017 and close September 15, 2017.

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 Corporate and Nonprofit Leadership" Workshop

Seminar Dates: November 1-4, 2017


NCI Application: will be open here on September 1, 2017 and close September 15, 2017.

This workshop allows participants to discover how businesses, non-profits, and government leaders interact to influence policy.  

PLEN: "Women in STEM Policy" Workshop

Seminar Dates: January 1-6, 2018


NCI Application: will be open here on October 27, 2017 and close November 10, 2017.

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 in Public Policy" Workshop

Seminar Dates: January 8-13, 2017


NCI Application: will be open here onOctober 27, 2017 and close November 10, 2017.

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 and Congress" Workshop

Seminar Dates: March 11-16, 2017


(Closed) NCI Application: will be open in spring 2018

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.


PLEN: "Women in Global Policy" Workshop

Seminar Dates: May 13-18, 2017


(Closed) NCI Application: will be open in spring 2018

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