Students' Corner

Welcome to the Students' Corner of Congressman Lipinski's online office. On this page you will find links to helpful programs for high school, college, and graduate students.

Congressional Internships in Washington, D.C.

Congressman Lipinski offers internships in his Washington office during the fall, spring, and summer. Interested applicants can fill out an internship application form. For more information, please contact the Washington office at (202) 225-5701.

If you are interested in internships in Congressman Lipinski’s district offices, please contact the Chicago office at (312) 886-0481.

Nominations to Service Academies

Students interested in admission to any of our nation's four Service Academies are required to obtain a Congressional nomination as part of the application process. This nomination is required for admission to the Air Force Academy, West Point Military Academy, Naval Academy, and the Merchant Marine Academy. The application process for the Coast Guard Academy does not require a Congressional nomination.

If you are interested in applying for a nomination, or learning more about the nomination process, please contact Congressman Lipinski's district office at (312) 886-0481.

Links to Student Financial Aid Resources

The following websites and programs offer advice and information to students on topics ranging from financial aid and scholarships to the U.S. government. 

College Financial Aid Resources is a comprehensive listing compiled by the Congressional Research Service to assist students in applying for financial aid, scholarships, and student loans. is a student's gateway to the U.S. government. This page provides information on how students can plan and pay for their education. There is also information on campus life, career development, online study help, military service, and more. This site provides extensive, accurate, and up-to-date data on federal aid that is available to help students pay for college.

Click here for a scholarship search tool provided by the U.S. Department of labor. This site provides resources for students to learn about the ways to find money for college through federally funded scholarships, fellowships, and awards.

Click here to search for colleges and universities online through the Department of Education's College Navigator. This website provides almost every statistic imaginable, including a Multiyear Tuition Calculator, on nearly every institution of higher education in the United States. 

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