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J.W. Saxe Prize


J.W. Saxe Prize application deadline: Rolling (students looking for summer funding should apply by 1 April)

Important Notes:

Eligibility: Students interested in conducting a project related to public service. Preference is given to students who already have a place in an existing program or who have created their own program.

Description: The J.W. Saxe Memorial Fund provides scholarships annually to one or more undergraduate or graduate students working in public service. The award is meant to enable the student to gain practical experience in public service by taking a no-pay or low-pay job during a summer or other term.

Application Instructions: A complete application includes the following: a resume, a statement of short- and long-term goals, three letters of recommendation, and a supporting letter from a faculty member. Winners are notified by May 1. OSSP will assist students with the compilation and submission of J.W. Saxe Prize applications.

Recent UIC winners: 2006 - Liat Shetret; 2005 - Sae-Rom Chae; 2002 - Jane Jih, Hima Vidula; 2001 - Rena Patel

Send applications to:
J.W. Saxe Memorial Fund
1524 31st St, NW
Washington, DC 20007-3074

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