Jun 17, 2021

Harvard Model Congress Boston

  • Crimson Education
  • Boston, MA, USA
Competition

Description

Harvard Model Congress is the largest congressional simulation conference in the world run entirely by undergraduates at Harvard College.

Founded in 1986, our nonprofit organization is dedicated to teaching and inspiring the leaders of tomorrow. With 37 committees and a 9:1 delegate to staffer ratio, we are able to support students throughout the conference as they tackle a diverse array of complex issues and engage in debates, caucuses, trials, press conferences, testimonies, and crises.

As HMC enters its 37th year, we are confident that it continues to be the nation’s premier conference as one of the most dynamic model congress simulations available to high school students. Learn more about our mission and history here.

By engaging in open debates, caucuses, trials, press conferences, testimonies, and crises, students are able to better appreciate the purpose and role of the political process. A committed staff of Harvard students strives to facilitate a supportive and educational learning environment that focuses on student participation.

Unlike other conferences, HMC requires students to assume the role of real life congressmen, senators, and members of government, forcing them to expand their own perspectives and to understand the issues at hand in a new, more nuanced way. We continue to improve the simulation with all of the resources available to us as we strive to guarantee the most accurate and informative experience.

The depth of the debate that we facilitate at our conferences complements the breadth of our programs. With 37 committees and a low delegate to staff ratio, we are able to support students throughout the conference as they tackle a diverse array of complex issues. Every year, our Harvard staffers write a combined 1,000+ pages of extensively researched briefings on each issue debated at the conference.

As HMC enters its 37th year, we are confident that it continues to be the nation’s premier conference as one of the most dynamic model congress simulation available to high school students. We hope to see you at Harvard Model Congress Boston 2022!

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Application Deadline

Registration Begins September 1, 2021

Age Range

Harvard University Undergraduates

Application Process Includes

Must be Harvard undergraduate.