Tower Scholars Program

Minor in Public Policy and International Affairs

The Tower Scholar Program is a selective, multidisciplinary minor in Public Policy and International Affairs that enables students from a variety of academic backgrounds to combine their academic interests with experience in the real world of public policy.  

Program Highlights

  • Simulate real-world policy crises in "Gateway to Global Policy Making" and take on the roles of the National Security Council
  • Develop your own research project and learn social science research methodology
  • Collaborate with your fellow Highland Capital Management Tower Scholars on a semester-long real-life policy analysis project
  • Experience Washington, D.C. your junior year as part of a 3-day class immersion trip
  • Engage with real-world policy experts including U.S. Department of State officials, Congressional staff, intelligence analysts and more
  • Cooperate with a local Dallas-Fort Worth organization to work on a real-world policy project
  • Study abroad and carry out a policy summer internship with the help of scholarships

To learn more, watch the video below. For more information on the curriculum, go HERE.

For how to apply, go HERE


*all info sessions are in Anette Simmons, room 144*

September:  October: November:

9/21, 9/27, 9/28 10/11 11/8