Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program

The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program is a six-week summer program designed to provide undergraduate students with a deeper appreciation of current issues and trends in international affairs, a greater understanding of career opportunities in international affairs and the enhanced knowledge and skills to pursue such careers.

The program has two major components: two courses and a seminar that focus on enhancing knowledge and skills related to U.S. foreign policy, economics and writing, and meetings and site visits that focus on international affairs. The program also helps students explore graduate school, scholarship, fellowship, internship and professional options in international affairs.

Eligibility Criteria


Students live at Howard University and attend classes and participate in a variety of programs with foreign affairs professionals at Howard and at diverse locations around Washington, D.C.

Amount, Duration of Award

The Rangel Program covers the cost of tuition, room, board and air or train travel from home/school. It also provides a stipend of $3,200 (budget permitting). The program runs for six weeks in the summer.

Application Requirements

Dates, Deadlines and Notification