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Scholarship Applications must be received by December 30, 2021

Click Here to for the 2022 Application

Georgetown University/American University Programs


Applications are due by December 30

Click Here to for the 2022 Application

The Naples Council on World Affairs (NCWA) offers scholarships to High School students for International Relations or National Security at the prestigious Georgetown University and American University in Washington, D.C.

These programs are offered to Collier County students and also to students that have participated in Model UN in Collier, Lee and Charlotte Counties.

Students stay in college dorms.

Georgetown University

(Students who have completed their junior year)

Students have the choice of programs: International Relations or National Security

International Relations -June19-25 or July 24-30, 2022

         Topics include Foreign Policy, Environment, and Terrorism

National Security-July 31-Aug 6, 2022

Topics includes Homeland Security, Careers, Border and Cyber Security

More information about the Georgetown Summer Academies can be found on the Georgetown University Summer Programs for High School Students site;

American University

(Students who have completed their sophomore or junior year)

Dates:  The program includes a two-week campus segment from July 11 – 22, 2022.  This is followed by a one-week online component from July 22 – 29, 2022.

NCWA  offers scholarships for students to attend this highly regarded Community of Scholars program, operating under the auspices of American University’s School of International Service (SIS).  Students in this program enroll in a 3-credit course designed for high school students. They attend briefings at the U.S. Department of State, various embassies in Washington, DC, the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, and other international organizations. In addition, there are afternoon guest speakers, meetings with a panel of SIS alums who discuss careers in international affairs, and a networking program.

More information about the American Summer Program can be at the American University site

Fill out application form >>> Submit to NCWA by December 30, 2021 >>> Faculty recommendations are due by January 10>>> Interviews and selection of scholarship recipients by NCWA Outreach Committee >>> NCWA scholarship winners apply at Georgetown University and American University >>> Accepted students participate in Georgetown and American University academies >>> Returning students submit essay to NCWA describing their experience<<< Returning students are required to meet with members of the NCWA board to discuss their experience.

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