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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, undergraduate 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, round trip airfare, and a Metro card for daily travel to and from the office. A small monetary allowance is also given. Interns must pay for meals, tourism, and all other expenses.

A complete application must include the following:

  • Official application form, all sections fully completed.
  • Most recent official college transcript.
  • One-page typed essay stating your interest in the Kabis Internship, including your personal contribution to civic and political activities.
  • Three letters of recommendation citing specific instances of political experience.  Please include phone numbers/email addresses of authors for follow-up.
  • Photograph.

Only completed applications will be considered.

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Please direct any questions to:
TFRW Scholarships and Internships Chair
Angie Flores
3334 Mavis Dr
Corpus Christi, TX 78411-1445