The PPIA Junior Summer Institute is an intensive, fully-funded seven-week summer program that focuses on preparing students from underrepresented backgrounds for graduate programs in public and international affairs and careers as policy professionals, public administrators and other leadership roles in public service. It is offered at five sites around the country including the University of Minnesota, University of Michigan, UC Berkeley, Princeton University, and Carnegie Mellon University. Students graduating with their first bachelor's degree between December 2019 and August 2020 are eligible to apply. All majors are welcome to apply. The application is due on November 1, 2018.