Applicants are able to apply for multiple courses and then rank their preferences, but will only be admitted for one.
Participants will receive a $250 stipend, as well as housing, meals, and a travel voucher.
Applicants may also choose to be considered for a prestigious four-week opportunity, called the Summer Honors Academy.
Through this program, a select group of ten students will be chosen to participate in four different week-long courses from May 28–June 21, 2019.
Most students accepted to the Summer Honors Program will participate in an intensive one-week seminar, studying a particular area of public policy alongside an AEI scholar or partner instructor.
Available subjects, scholars, and dates are described below.No, we do not let students participate in the Summer Honors Program more than once.However, alumni of other AEI student programs (e.g.The program gathers students from diverse ideological backgrounds for substantive dialogue and debate about the most pressing issues facing the country and world.The core feature of the program is discussion-based seminars that offer participants forums to delve deeply into policy areas of their choice.Seminars feature 20-25 students and are led by AEI scholars or other experts, including renowned economists and foreign policy experts.Outside of the seminars, students participate in policy briefings with distinguished guests, high-level networking events, and site visits in Washington.The American Enterprise Institute's Summer Honors Program is a series of educational and professional development opportunities in Washington, DC, for top undergraduate students.Students in the program have the chance to connect with the ideas, research, and network of AEI, one of America's preeminent think tanks.Participants in this program come from various backgrounds and from across the ideological spectrum.It is important that students come into the program ready to share their own perspectives and engage in respectful dialogue with their peers, instructors, and guest speakers.