Full Scholarships for Dutch College Students to Intern + Study in Washington, D.C.

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Full scholarships are available to citizens of the Netherlands and the Dutch Caribbean Islands. The scholarship covers tuition, housing, health insurance and the costs associated with applying for a visa. Scholarship awardees are responsible for funding their travel to the U.S. and living expenses while in the U.S.

The Netherland-America Foundation (NAF) seeks to further strengthen the bonds between The Netherlands and The United States through exchange in the arts, sciences, education, business and public affairs. The NAF has partnered with The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) for more than a decade to provide experiential education opportunities to Dutch university students in Washington, D.C.

Application Deadline: December 5, 2023

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Wake up to stunning views from your fully furnished home in D.C.'s Foggy Bottom neighborhood. Enjoy the convenience of being right in the heart of everything. 

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Earn credit from a highly regarded research university. Attend site briefings at the State Department, Capitol Hill and embassies. Engage with some of the best public policy experts and political minds in D.C. through weekly lectures.

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Gain invaluable insights from top lobbyists, nonprofit executives, journalists, Capitol Hill staffers, Foreign Service officers and policy makers to leverage your D.C. experience into a promising future internship or full-time job after graduation.

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Congressional offices, embassies, think tanks and international non-governmental organizations.

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Federal agencies, think tanks, policy groups, law firms, Congressional offices and non-governmental organizations.

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Newspapers, magazines, news services, radio, public relations firms and Capitol Hill press offices.

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Government affairs offices of large corporations, industry trade associations and lobbying firms.

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"TFAS organized many  site briefings, networking events and career discussion panels, which have allowed me to develop professionally.I will forever treasure every new skill gained and friend I made during this significant time of my life."
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- Sara Haverkamp

Erasmus University Rotterdam

DC - Students talking at OAS
DC - Students posing with TFAS letters at Move-In
DC - Two students kayaking on the Potomac River
DC - Small group of students at Embassy of Japan
DC - Student on the steps of the Capitol before briefing
DC - State Dept FSOs give lecture
DC - Students looking at sculpture on National Mall
DC - Students networking at Alumni Roundtable
DC - Judge at judicial briefing
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