每个德州人的政策奖学金项目, 这一切都得益于格架基金会的支持, 试点计划是否为学生提供必要的资源, 知识, and 社会 justice framework to engage in and champion issues in higher education policy that are a part of a self-identified and self-constructed policy agenda. 

In seeking to understand the systems and policies that affect and limit the accessibility of higher education from historical, 金融, 和系统性的情况下, the students will learn how to be their own best advocates against policies that fight against their inclusion. 

通过节目的宗旨, 赋权, 学习, 和领导力发展, fellows are given the tools to shape the future of public policy in Texas for themselves and everyone that may face the same challenges of the current insurmountable landscape in accessing higher education.

关于奖学金的

目的

每个德州人的政策奖学金项目 is a pilot initiative that provides selected Texas postsecondary students with the necessary resources, 知识, and 社会 justice framework to engage in and champion policy issues in higher education policy that are a part of a self-identified and self-constructed policy agenda.

In seeking to understand the systems and policies that affect and limit the accessibility of higher education from historical, 金融, 和系统性的情况下, the students will learn how to be their own best advocates against policies that fight against their inclusion.

研究员们将在研究的整个生命周期中把他们的知识付诸实践, 创建, 珩磨, 并倡导共同撰写政策议程. 他们会得到重要的资源来发展他们的领导能力,这样, 结合整个项目中发展的政策知识, 我们正在战略性地为德克萨斯州的现在和未来建立公共政策领导渠道.

 

一般要求 & 资格

Applicants must be currently enrolled at a 2-4 year college or university in Texas for the fall 2021 semester with a commitment to maintaining their enrollment for the following spring 2022 semester.

Applicants must be willing to commit to a full academic-year program that consists of 180 hours (90 hours per semester/4-6 hours per week) of active engagement.

申请人必须致力于实现每个德州奖学金的期望.

 

项目预期

重要的是要记住,如果被选中参加这个项目, 这是一个相当长的时间的承诺, 努力, 参与是需要和期望的. 学年期间, 你需要阅读材料, 观察的内容, 作者视频和书面材料, and attend 学习 sessions outside of weekly meeting times that will aid in the preparation for and execution of a co-written policy agenda. 以获得这个项目的最大利益, it is highly recommended that applicants determine if they have the time and willingness to participate in weekly virtual meetings to discuss the content of their assigned modules and theorize around potential origins and solutions to the problems affecting their communities and personal lives.

每个德州人都致力于创建一个倡导者社区, and fellows are expected to engage with and aid in the cultivation of their community as they embark on this journey together. 他们不仅要学习, but they are also encouraged to connect and learn from the experiences of their fellow students to serve the greater good of the state.

团契的主要宗旨

赋权

Fellows will achieve a level of self-determination that enhances their capacity to create change in their communities, 机构, 甚至是他们自己的生活, 这将使他们能够面对系统是如何运作的,并倡导什么可以更好.

学习

Fellows will embark on a journey that will prepare them to become an advocate and a community builder with an informed familiarity with policy-making processes. 伙伴们不仅将学习政策如何塑造他们社区的经历, 他们将学习如何参与这些过程.

领导力发展

人会理解, 实践, 并体现出支持社区责任的领导能力, 社区建设, 社区中心的宣传, 领导力是一种工具,可以让他们在自己的社区中赋予其他人权力.

会见我们德州的新政策领导人!

2021 - 2022年
  • 伊莎贝尔Agbassi -公共卫生与生物学(副修:医疗改革与创新)

  • Braelynn Barborka -政府和妇女组织 & 性别研究

  • 信仰Cachay -社会工作与政治科学

  • Jeffrey Clemmons ——政治科学

  • 大卫·哈里森 -政治学(辅修:法学预科)

  • 亚历克西斯Kosloski -刑事司法(未成年商事法律研究和替代性纠纷解决, 以及法律研究证书)

  • Fay麦地那 ——国际关系 & 全球研究与经济学

  • Suseth穆尼奥斯 -英语、政府和青年 & 社区研究

  • 格雷格·诺伍德 -政治学(辅修:法律、价值观和政策)

  • 茱莉亚Zaksek -妇女和性别研究和计划II荣誉学位(政府和法律哲学未成年人)

祝贺 每一位德州的政策领袖!

Jasmarie埃尔南德斯Canuelas

Jasmarie Hernández-Cañuelas is a first-generation student at the University of Texas at Austin majoring in government and Latin American studies with a certificate in human rights and 社会 justice. 她在奥斯丁的这段时间一直以热心于公民参与为标志. 她是全国妇女组织奥斯汀分会的联合创始人, 是德州战场的校园学生组织者吗, 与州众议员理查德·雷蒙德(TX-42)一起实习, 在当地的各种活动中担任志愿者. 她还将在华盛顿度过2021年春季学期.C. 作为阿彻奖学金计划的一部分. 毕业后, she plans to pursue a master’s in public policy and conduct research regarding her homeland of Puerto Rico. Her professional goals are best summarized by the wise words of Lin-Manuel Miranda: “I wanna be in the room where it happens.” She intends to work in the NGO or non-profit sector to focus on empowering vulnerable Latinx communities. 在她的空闲时间,她喜欢和朋友跳舞,即兴演奏音乐,看情景喜剧.

布莱恩那

布莱恩·尼亚(布莱恩那)毕业于奥斯丁社区学院(Austin Community College, ACC),是一名前健康科学助理, and a student at Huston-Tillotson University’s Adult Degree Program majoring in 网投十大信誉平台官网 with a focus in EC-6th grade. 布莱恩是社区的领袖, 挑战美国黑人的固有观念. 作为一个贫穷的黑人男性, 没有男性形象,母亲打两份工, 在一个靠薪水生活的家庭里, 布莱恩正在稳步战胜困难. 只有通过纯粹的意志, 他一边做两到三份工作,一边接受高等网投十大信誉平台官网. 当他不在学校的时候, 研究, 或工作, 他喜欢花时间做志愿者,为弱势群体和弱势群体争取权益. 他寻求政治问题的答案, 网投十大信誉平台官网, 社会, and economic equality and rights in order to eliminate discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of young adults who are impecunious and underprivileged as he once was.

布雷特Dolotina

布雷特Dolotina is a fourth-year undergraduate student pursuing majors in Public Health and Biochemistry as well as a certificate in Children & 社会. Brett is the president of Texas Roundtable and is also involved in campus advocacy initiatives supporting queer students and interpersonal violence prevention. Their interests lie at the intersection of public policy and community-level education and health programs, 特别是当它涉及到减少历史上被边缘化人群的健康差距时. 通过PLT奖学金, 它们旨在探索围绕性别包容和课堂公平的政策. 在他们空闲的时候, 他们喜欢即兴演奏低音萨克斯管, 徒步旅行路线(新手级), 探索奥斯汀不拘一格的美食.

Brynna博伊德

布琳娜·博伊德(Brynna博伊德)是一名传播学专业的本科三年级学生 & 领导下,非洲 & 非裔散居者研究,第二计划,辅修网投十大信誉平台官网心理学. 她是黑人荣誉学生协会的主席, 一个同行的导师, 也是德州新星精神小组的成员. Her research interests include the experiences of historically underrepresented students in relation to cultural taxation, 整体健康, 和学术成就. 在她目前的研究中, she plans to explore these issues and how they are influenced or perhaps amplified by national movements, 通过分析学生组织与大学实体的沟通结构. Her interest in policy stems from her own lived experience and a desire to create 更多的 accessible and inclusive spaces. 她打算继续致力于网投十大信誉平台官网公平的研究. 当她不在学校或实习的时候, 你会发现她在听播客, 绣, 或者和朋友们一起游览奥斯汀.

撒母耳Carrillo

在加入德州明日政策领袖奖学金之前, Samuel was involved in ACC’s Student Government Association as elected senator of the ACC Highland campus, 也是ACC政治科学计划的主席, an organization that seeks to educate and inform students and faculty about elections through public debate and candidate forums. 他毕业于奥斯汀公立学校, 2017年从麦卡勒姆高中毕业, and has gone on to work various legislative internships at the Texas State Legislature and at various liberal arts departments at ACC. He is a current Government maj或工作 towards his Associates of Arts degree at Austin Community College. 塞缪尔的政策重点是获得医疗保健, 无债一身轻的大学网投十大信誉平台官网, 工作场所民主——他很高兴能加入“每个德克萨斯人”2020-2021年的团队, 谁热衷于社会正义.

奥兰多奥乔亚

奥兰多奥乔亚,小. (他们)在南德克萨斯的格兰德山谷出生并长大. 他们是第四年毕业的非洲人 & 非洲侨民研究和妇女研究 & 她是德克萨斯大学奥斯汀分校性别研究专业的学生. 奥兰多对批判理论很感兴趣, 反殖民主义的思想, 诗学, 文化地理位置, time, 以及关于人类的意义的问题和阐述. 他们是梅隆大学梅斯学院的本科生,罗纳德·E. 麦克奈尔学者,参与学者计划研究员. 毕业后,奥兰多希望继续他们的研究,成为一名教授. 他们喜欢喝冰印度拿铁,看恐怖电影,制作Spotify播放列表.

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