14 January 2020.



(Fully Funded)


Hertog Weekend Seminars

Hertog Weekend Seminars provide undergraduates, graduate students, and young professionals with the rare opportunity to engage in high-level intellectual discussion and debate on the most influential works in political thought and the most pressing policy issues facing the United States with renowned scholars, leading experts, and a community of peers from across the country.

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Not a lecture or a conference, each seminar is centered around in-depth, student-driven dialogue on a set of curated readings. Seminars typically begin on a Friday evening and conclude Sunday afternoon. In addition to providing course materials, the Hertog Foundation covers all meals and travel and lodging costs.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Moral
  •  Social
  •  Political
  •  Strategic though
  • War Studies
  • Political Studies

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Eligible Countries


Program Period


Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • Our programs are provided at no charge to participants. The Hertog Foundation provides a books, materials, and lectures.
  • Our summer programs include dormitory accommodations and a stipend to offset travel and living expenses. We ask only for your time and thoughtful participation.

How to Apply

First Step: You can apply by filling out a form which you can access at our application page On this form you will select your desired programs(s), provide your contact information and educational background.

Second Step: Upload the stipulated documents:

  • CV or résumé
  • An academic transcript unofficial, if current undergraduate or graduate student from all colleges or universities that you have attended (required only for undergraduates, recent graduates, and graduate students).
  • A statement of purpose: Describe the political questions you find most interesting, your future ambitions, and how these relate to your preferred program(s). (1,000 words or less).
  • A writing sample (20 pages maximum, double-spaced)
  • A headshot (.jpg preferred).
  • You will also have to provide the contact information and/or a letter from a recommender.
  • Reccomendation letter should be from someone familiar with your educational accomplishments (i.e., professor, academic advisor, etc.) or your public service activities or interests (i.e., ROTC cadre, work supervisor).


Letters can be submitted in one of three ways:

  1. You can upload your letter(s) with the application form.
  2. Your recommender will be contacted upon the completion of your application using the contact information you provide.
  3. You can provide this link to your recommender where he/she can submit the letter directly: .

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This Scholarship Published by:
  Gehad Elazab /  Egypt 

Reviewed by” Razan Sameh / Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team