Public Affairs/Government Fellowships

Fellowships in Public Affairs and Government.

Harriman Foreign Service Fellowships

The Harriman Fellowship Program is nationally competitive and highly selective, offering a $5,000 stipend for travel and living expenses of outstanding students pursuing a foreign service career.

John Lewis Fellowship

The John Lewis Fellowship brings together a group of 30 American and European university students and recent graduates for an intensive program about diversity and civil rights in America.

James Madison

The James Madison Memorial Fellowship improving teaching about the United States Constitution in secondary schools by supporting graduate students pursuing a teaching career.

Laura Bush Traveling

The Laura Bush Traveling fellowship helps fund a proposal designed to conduct brief work in a foreign country related to the mandate of UNESCO – using education, natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture, and/or communication and information to build strong ties among nations.

Presidential Management Fellowship

The PMF Program is designed to developing a cadre of potential government leaders.

Public Policy & International Affairs Junior Summer Institutes

PPIA Junior Summer Institutes (JSI) are intensive seven-week summer programs that focuses on preparing students for graduate programs in public and international affairs and careers as policy professionals, public administrators and other leadership roles in public service. They are held at UC Berkeley, Michigan, Carnegie Mellon,Maryland – College Park and Princeton.

Rangel Graduate Fellowship

The Rangel Graduate Fellowship is a program that aims to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers in the Foreign Service.

Rangel Summer Enrichment Program

The Rangel Summer Enrichment Program is a six-week summer program designed to provide undergraduate students with a deeper appreciation of current issues in international affairs, a greater understanding of career opportunities in international affairs, and the enhanced knowledge and skills to pursue such careers.

Schwarzman Scholars

Schwarzman Scholars is a highly selective, one-year master’s program at Tsinghua University in Beijing that is designed to prepare the next generation of global leaders for the challenges of the future.

James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program

The Junior Fellows Program provides research assistance to senior researchers working on the Carnegie Endowment's projects such as non-proliferation, democracy building, trade, US leadership, China-related issues, and Russian/Eurasian studies.

Scoville Peace Fellowship

The Scoville Peace Fellowship is a highly-competitive national fellowship program that provides recent college and grad school graduates with the opportunity to gain a Washington perspective on key issues of peace and security.

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is now the largest U.S. exchange program offering opportunities for students and young professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools worldwide.

Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship

The Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program is a unique leadership development program that trains, inspires, and sustains emerging leaders committed to social justice.

Harry S. Truman Scholarship Program

The Truman Scholarship is a merit-based award offered to U.S. citizens and U.S. nationals from Pacific Islands who wish to go to graduate school in preparation for a career in public service.

Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows

Located just outside of Washington D.C., The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows is a competitive five-and-a-half week summer leadership program that offers a small, select group of rising college juniors unparalleled opportunities in the nation’s capital and on the famous estate of America’s first president.

Morris K. and Stewart L. Udall Scholarship Program

Udall Scholars are a diverse group of students who are united by their interest in our nation's heritage: natural resource protection, conservation, and Native American policy, health, and governance.

Center for the Study of the Presidency

The Center for the Study of the Presidency's fellowship program offers up to seventy-five top undergraduate and graduate students from leading colleges and universities across the country a year-long opportunity to study the U.S. Presidency.

CORO Fellows

The CORO Fellowship is a nine-month program through which participants engage in a series of projects across a variety of sectors in public affairs.

EMGIP - Bundestag Internship

The EMPIG - Bundestag program is a two-month long internship in the German parliament.