This Memorial Internship Program is named after former National Federation of Republican Women President, Dorothy Andrews Kabis, who served from 1963-1967 and was later appointed Treasurer of the United States by President Richard Nixon.
Each year, the program offers three young women the opportunity to spend six weeks in our nation’s capitol working in the headquarters of the country’s foremost women’s partisan political organization.
Applicants must be U.S. Citizens in their junior year of college or college students age 21 and over, having completed high school but not yet graduated from college. Applicants should have a general knowledge of government and a keen interest in politics, including campaign experience and clerical office skills adaptable to a busy office.
The internship provides housing in the D.C. metropolitan area and round trip airfare. A small monetary allowance is given.
A complete application must include the following:
. Official application form, sections A-F fully completed.
. Most recent college transcript.
. One-page typed essay stating your interest in the Kabis Internship.
. One-page typed description of a particular political, extracurricular, or community activity that you have been involved in, including an account of your personal contribution to the activity.
. Three letters of recommendation, including phone numbers of authors for follow-up.
. Optional photograph.
. State Federation President Certification (will be completed and forwarded with your application by the state President)
ONLY COMPLETED APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED.
Instructions to Applicant:
Individual applications must be submitted to your State Federation President by February 20. No application may be submitted directly to NFRW headquarters.
COMPLETED APPLICATIONS FROM TEXAS APPLICANTS MAILED TO:
5701 Oso Parkway
Corpus Christi, Texas 78414
Each president will choose one application from her state to submit to NFRW. Any questions concerning this process should be directed to your State Federation or to NFRW (703/548-9688). The scholarship winners will be chosen by the NFRW Executive Committee.