Challenge of Liberty Student Seminars—Application Deadline: March 31
By Tsvetelin Tsonevski • Thursday March 13, 2014 1:10 PM PDT •
The Challenge of Liberty Student Seminars are returning for another exciting season!
Thanks to the generous support of donors, we will hold two seminars for college students — one at the University of Denver (June 16–20) and one at the University of California, Berkeley (July 7–11) — and one seminar for high-school students at the Independent Institute’s headquarters in Oakland, Calif. (July 14–18).
Our seminars offer an interdisciplinary approach to the study of liberty, with a focus on economics, history, the rule of law, property rights, free trade, environmentalism, and government regulation. But most importantly we emphasize the role of moral character and individual responsibility as the foundation of a free and prosperous society. Students will spend five intensive days with our top-notch faculty and enjoy making new friends from around the country and abroad.
This year we are happy to welcome as new faculty Christopher Coyne, Michael Thomas and Abby Hall, who will join returning faculty Robert Higgs, Ivan Pongracic, Ben Powell, Alex Padilla, Anthony Gregory, Fred Foldvary, José Yulo, Greg Rehmke, and Mike Winther.
Scholarships are available to cover books, lodging, and food. Students who qualify will be responsible only for their travel. Students may also attend after paying full tuition.
The deadline for applying, March 31, is approaching fast.
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