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The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program is a six-week summer program designed to provide undergraduate students with a deeper appreciation of current issues and trends in international affairs, a greater understanding of career opportunities in international affairs, and the enhanced knowledge and skills to pursue such careers.

Presented by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF), the scholarship provides up to $15,000 to promising scholars while commemorating the legacy of America’s Mercury 7 astronauts—each of whom sponsored and fundraised to establish the current scholarship program. This year ASF awarded 71 scholarships to students from 48 different universities across the nation.

The English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Programs place Fulbrighters in classrooms abroad to provide assistance to the local English teachers. ETAs help teach English language while serving as cultural ambassadors for the U.S.

The Udall Undergraduate Scholarship honors the legacies of Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall, whose careers had a significant impact on Native American self-governance, health care, and the stewardship of public lands and natural resources.

The PPIA Junior Summer Institute is a rigorous six-week program offered at one of their six esteemed campus partners. This intensive program is designed to equip participants with the essential skills and knowledge required for advanced schooling and careers in public service and leadership, both domestically and globally.

Each year, the LSU Roger Hadfield Ogden Honors College selects a shared reading to introduce incoming students to the academic and intellectual culture of the Ogden Honors College through a common reading experience. Students then discuss the book in HNRS 2000 — an introductory honors seminar with a focus on critical thinking.

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In this episode of “On Par,” LSU President William F. Tate IV speaks with all-star student, Steven Seiden. Steven is a senior in the Ogden Honors College. He’s majoring in computer science with a concentration in cybersecurity. He’s an LSU Research Ambassador and member of the Society of Peer Mentors. The peer mentor, researcher, and future professor shares more about his goals and his hope to inspire others to enter the world of cybersecurity.

In this episode of "On Par," meet the LSU student who's in a league of her own: scholar student and undergraduate researcher, Kenedi Lynch. Kenedi is a senior in the Ogden Honors College. She is a 2023 Goldwater Scholar and Astronaut Scholar, as well as a Stamps Scholar. She's the president of LSU's Research Ambassadors and the President of Alpha Epsilon Delta, the pre-medical honor society on campus. Find out how she balances it all and what she still hopes to accomplish as a future physician-scientist.