How to Apply

1. Complete the application form distributed by your college/university, which is also found at   Applications MUST be typed in Arial or Times New Roman 12 pt font. Essays MUST be in APA formant. Hand-written applications will not be accepted for consideration.

2. Obtain three (3) references using the reference form distributed by your college/university, which is also found at  Two references should be academic and the third should come from a non-academic source.


3. Obtain a certified copy of your college transcript.


4. A complete application package, including application, three (3) references, and a certified college transcript, should be submitted no later than December 13, 2019 to:


H. McGuire Riley

Chairman, The Henry Clay Internship in Public Policy


5. The complete application package must be submitted as a .PDF document to


6. Questions may be directed to the program Chairman, H. McGuire Riley, at


7. Finalist interviews are tentatively planned for Saturday, January 4, 2020 with selections announced by January 10, 2020

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