Social Science | MPA, MS, MSc, DPA, Ph.D. Public Administration Personal Statement Writing and Editing
Graduate School Personal Statement Samples, Statement of Purpose Writing and Editing, Professional Service
Public Administration, MPA, MS, MSc, DPA, PHD
Sample 1st Paragraph for the MPA, African-American
Born in Stockton California to a mother from Guyana and a father from Nigeria, I am African-American in the fullest sense of the term, and this is important to my professional as well as personal identity. In fact, my name is Ebony, a name that was given to me by my parents as a celebration of being black, being African. Still 21 years old, I look forward to contributing to the celebration of diversity as a graduate student in your MPA Program at XXXX University, as an African American woman dedicated to the goal of becoming an accomplished public administrator and serving as a role model to other African-American girls and women for generations to come.
Sample 1st Paragraph for the MPA, Fighting Corruption
Since becoming involved in research into money laundering, I have become increasingly aware of its key role in enabling the most serious and lucrative international criminal activity. Research is clearly an important part of providing a sound basis for reducing and eliminating such crime but provides no cure in itself. I now hope to acquire the skills and knowledge to enable me to apply sound research to the end of the creation of effective and practical policies for governments and financial institutions. When I consider the seriousness of the crimes involved, such as human trafficking, drug dealing and illicit arms dealing, I can think of few more important ways in which to do some good in the world which has always been my goal.
Sample Statement of Purpose 1st Paragraph for MPA, Graduate School in Public Administration
My central professional dream is to start a non-profit organization dedicated to caring for the social needs of young people in the city of Camden, New Jersey, my home town. The best way that I can think of to make progress towards this long term professional goals is to begin by earning my Master’s Degree in Public Administration. I hope to be selected to your distinguished MPA Program at XXXX University because of the thoroughgoing and rigorous nature of your curriculum and the progressive ethos of your department, with a concern for social justice and equality issues and a full embrace of diversity.
MPA Singapore, Environment and Water Resources
I am applying to your Master’s Program in MPA-ESP Program at XXXX because I see it as the finest of its kind in the world with the curriculum and research focus that is best aligned with my own long term goals and professional interests in the areas of public service and environmental protection. I look forward to contributing to the diversity of your program as someone from Singapore with current experience working with the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources. Singapore is the world’s only major city state. Thus, the challenges that we face in Singapore - with no more land to build on and forced to build up or dig down - are of general interest to the rest of the world due to the singularity of our response to a unique situation.