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					                                 HLS Mississippi Delta Project

                       Mississippi Policy Partners
                                      Student Application


    All applications, including this form and a resume, must be submitted via email to Cyd
           McKenna cmckenna@mit.edu by 5:00pm EST on Friday, October 1, 2010.


Program Description:
The HLS Mississippi Delta Project’s Mississippi Policy Partners will engage Harvard students (HLS
and HKS) to work with students from Mississippi’s Tougaloo College and Mississippi legislators
in order to prepare them for the start of the 2011 legislative session. The project will involve
mandatory travel to Mississippi (expenses paid) for a long weekend in November (November
12-14) in order to present an interdisciplinary training on policymaking and the legislative
process to the Tougaloo College students and meet with the legislators. Harvard students will
spend fall semester preparing individual modules for this training. Law students will be able to
apply the work completed this fall towards Harvard’s pro bono requirement. In addition, law
students will have the option of continuing with the project in January and earning independent
clinical credit for the winter term.

The goal of the program is to bring together students from three schools, practitioners,
community members, and legislators to create a platform for sharing innovative ideas and
cross-disciplinary exchange. For more information on the project, email Cyd McKenna at
cmckenna@mit.edu.


Student Information:

   Harvard Law School
Student Year:    1L   2L        3L      LLM                Joint Degree with

   Harvard Kennedy School
Program:        Masters in PP        PhD in PP             Joint Degree with

First Name:                                   Last Name:

Email:                                        Phone:
Background:

   1.     Why are you interested in working with the Mississippi Policy Partners? What do you
          hope to gain from the experience?




   2.     In which school clinics or pro bono projects / organizations, if any, have you
          participated? Please list program(s) and date(s).




   3.     Please list relevant coursework, volunteer work or other experiences that have
          prepared you to work on this project. Include any special skills or interests.




   4.     Is there anything else you would like us to know about you?




**Please attach a resume to your application.

				
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