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Student Resources

The 68th annual Student Conference on U.S. Affairs (SCUSA):

SCUSA68 took place on November 9-November 12, 2016, at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, NY.

Each year, all expenses for one CSB and one SJU student will be paid for by the McCarthy Center.

For further information please see the SCUSA brochure.

How to apply

If you are a current CSB/SJU student interested in applying for this exceptional opportunity please


Applications must include a cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcript.

Deadline for applications was September 21, 2016.

CSB/SJU Scholarships and Fellowships:

  • The College of Saint Benedict's John E. Robson Scholarship, a yearly scholarship awarded to CSB students.
    Eligible applicants must be current College of Saint Benedict sophomores or juniors who have a strong and demonstrated interest in public policy and academic excellence.
  • The Eugene J. McCarthy Center at Saint John's University offers the John Brandl Scholars, program which is an endowment to support summer faculty or student research.
    The John Brandl Scholarship began in 2008 because of a donation from the Whalen Family Foundation in memory of esteemed politician and civic leader John E. Brandl (SJU '59).
  • The College of Saint Benedict's Marie and Robert Jackson Fellows Program, offering up to nine student fellowships of $4,000 each for full-time summer civic engagement projects.
  • All outside opportunities are posted on the Scholarship and Fellowship pages.