Senator Richard B. Stone Washington, D.C. Internships Award
The award honors the work and career of Senator Richard B. Stone. Senator Stone served in the United States Senate from 1970 to 1975. During that time, he was a member of the Foreign Relations Committee. He supported the Panama Canal Torrijos-Carter Treaties, led efforts to secure congressional aid for Israel, and served as advisor during the 1978 Camp David Peace Treaty. After his time in the Senate, Senator Stone was appointed by President Reagan as a Special Envoy in Central America. In 1991, he was nominated and confirmed as U.S. Ambassador to Denmark under President George H. W. Bush and served through the beginning of President Bill Clinton’s first year in office. In addition to serving as United States Senator and Ambassador, Senator Stone was a member of the Florida Senate (48th District) from 1967-1970 and the 16th Secretary State of Florida from 1971 to 1974. Senator Stone lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland where he and his late wife Marlene lived for many years.
Applications for the Senator Richard B. Stone Washington, D.C. Internships Award will be reviewed by a committee. Three candidates will be selected during the Spring 2020 and awarded for Summer 2020. Awardees must be accepted by The Washington Center and commit to fulfilling the terms of the internship experience. The award will be disbursed upon arrival to Washington D.C.
Criteria for Applying
1. 3.0 Minimum GPA
2. Applicants must be interested in policy and pursuing a policy career
3. Preference will be given to Miami-Dade County Residents
4. Students must be degree seeking in the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs(SIPA)
1. Resume (no more than 2 pages, preferably 1 page)
2. Essay: Describe your interest and/or experience in policy and plans for a policy-related career
(500 words) and describe your financial need (100 words).
3. Submit unofficial transcripts along with resume and essay in 1 file.
If selected as a recipient of this award, please note the following:
You will be asked to share your experience and thank the donor upon your return from Washington, D.C.
Awarded for Summer 2020