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Students Inside Albany

The League of Women Voters of New York State Educational Foundation (supported by NYSUT, CSEA, Price Chopper's Golub Foundation, and Stewart's Shops) is sponsoring a conference called Students Inside Albany

Every Spring The League of Women voters of Utica/Rome Metro Area accepts applications from high school juniors and seniors who reside in the Oneida & Herkimer Counties for a place at this year's conference. We will be selecting at least 1 student to attend this conference from our area, joining other students from across the state.

There is no cost to the student who is selected.

If you would like to submit your name to us for consideration as a student representative from the LWV of Utica/Rome Metro area, we would need you to do the following:

Submit a SIA Application and letter/short essay outlining your qualifications for this honor. We would hope that you would include information on your school accomplishments, examples of leadership roles you have taken on, evidence of your involvement in community and civic activities, and any other information that you feel would aid us in better knowing you and what you would bring to this conference.

Make sure to include your full name, address, contact information, the school you attend and your current grade (junior or senior)

Submit one letter or recommendation from an adult familiar with your qualifications (not a parent or guardian).

A brochure further describing this conference can be found by clicking here 2018 SIA Brochure.

You may email your SIA Application and letter to or mail it to: LWV, c/o Dawn LaGuerre, PO Box 24, Washington Mills, NY 13479 Reference letters should also be mailed to that address.

The deadline for all application letters & references is January 30, 2018.

Notifications will be made mid-March.

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