Texas Civic Ambassadors (TCA) Program Application
A year of service, education, and leadership supporting civic life in Texas.

To apply, please complete the following online application and email the following materials to NPF staff at bianca.solis@austin.utexas.edu no later than June 14, 2019 at 11:59 pm CST.:
- Your resume (PDF format)
- A scanned copy of your unofficial or official transcript (PDF format)
- One letter of recommendation from former boss, professor, or professional mentor (PDF format) *encouraged, not required

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so interested students should apply as soon as possible. Select applicants will be invited to schedule follow-up calls with our program staff.

If you have any issues with the application, please contact New Politics Forum at newpoliticsforum@austin.utexas.edu.

Email address *
First Name *
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Last Name *
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What is your current city of residence? *
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Cell Phone Number (for program correspondence only) *
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Personal Email Address *
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Birthdate *
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Institution Where You Are Studying *
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Current Major/Area of Interest for Your Academic Studies *
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Expected Year and Semester for Graduation *
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What is your current GPA? *
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Please explain your interest in becoming a Texas Civic Ambassador (TCA). *
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What impact will becoming a TCA have on your work and/or in pursuing your career/life goals? *
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As part of your TCA year of service, you are required to coordinate at least one nonpartisan/bipartisan educational outreach activity, event, or research paper on your campus or in your community. Please provide a brief outline of the type of project you would like to conduct during your year of service. *
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Where do you fall on the political spectrum? (i.e. Democratic, Republican, Independent, economic conservative / socially moderate etc.) You are not limited to one label! *
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Please list any student groups, volunteer opportunities, or extracurricular activities that you are a part of on your campus or in your community. *
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Please list any leadership roles you currently have on your campus or in your community. *
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What does civic life mean to you? *
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What is unique about the civic life of your community or college campus? *
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Why are you the right person for this program? *
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Do you tweet? If so, please include your twitter handle:
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Have you ever attended a New Politics Forum event? *
Examples include: Campaign Bootcamp, Careers in Politics Conferences, Texas Legislative Intern Seminars, Texas Tribune Festival (as a NPF Ambassador), Post-Election Debriefings, Texas Conference on Civic Life etc.
If yes, which New Politics Forum event(s) have you attended?
Please list the location and semester/year (if you remember!)
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Are you connected to the Annette Strauss Institute in any other way that we should know about?
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Are you available to attend the mandatory Leadership Summit on August 15-18, 2019 in Austin, Texas? All accommodations and food for the summit will be covered by the Annette Strauss Institute. Travel stipends will also be available for all eligible students. *
Have you emailed your resume (PDF format) to bianca.solis@austin.utexas.edu? *
All resumes must be submitted no later than June 14, 2019 at 11:59 pm CST.
Have you emailed a scanned copy of your unofficial or official transcript (PDF format) to bianca.solis@austin.utexas.edu? *
All materials must be submitted no later than June 14, 2019 at 11:59 pm CST.
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