2018 Public Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) Program

Applications for the 2018 Public Policy and International Affairs(PPIA) Junior Summer Institute Program are now open, click here to apply. The deadline is November 1, 2017. This program is ideal for undergraduate college juniors who are interested in pursuing graduate school in public policy, international affairs, and law and are committed to issues affecting underrepresented communities.

Public Humanities Exchange for Undergraduates (HEX-U)

Last year the Center for the Humanities launched a new public humanities program for undergraduates called “HEX-U” that provides training, mentoring, and funding for UW-Madison undergraduate students as they plan and implement creative, humanities-inspired projects in the local community.

How to Apply l Featured Projects

Fall HEX-U Info Session

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 5:30pm

University Club, Room 313


Research Fellowship at Stanford Law School

Several Stanford law professors are seeking full-time Research Fellows
to begin work in the summer of 2018. This is a unique opportunity for
graduating seniors and recent college graduates to participate in
groundbreaking empirical legal and social science research. Past
fellows have found the experience to be valuable preparation for
graduate school and have matriculated to a number of prestigious
graduates, law, and business programs. The deadline for the first round is Monday, October 30, 2017.

Job Description and How to Apply

Scoville Peace Fellowship

The Scoville Peace Fellowship is a highly competitive national fellowship program that provides recent college and graduate school alumni with the funding and opportunity to work with one of more than two dozen participating institutions in Washington, DC, including leading think tanks and advocacy groups focusing on international security and diplomacy issues.

This fellowship is accepting applications for the coming year. Applications for the Spring 2018 Fellowship are due on October 2, 2017. Applications for the Fall 2018 Fellowship are due on January 5, 2018.

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Elections Research Center Project Funding

The Elections Research Center is pleased to announce the Rose Family Undergraduate Research Project funding competition to support students engaged in elections research.

Applicants may request up to $1,500 to support an elections-related research project that will be undertaken during the during the 2017-2018 academic year.

The deadline for applications is October 1st.


Boren Awards

Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded. (Full list of preferred countries) Additionally, all programs must include formal study of an appropriate foreign language. (Full list of preferred languages). Click here for more information about the program and application process.

Global Health Fellowship with United Nations Foundation

The United Nations Foundation is offering a select group of college students the opportunity to learn the necessary skills to be outstanding advocates through the Global Health Fellowship. Global Health Fellows will work alongside UN Foundation staff to learn the ins-and-outs of advocacy through grassroots engagement and in-district advocacy. Continue reading

Legislative Fellowship Program for Veterans

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and Student Veterans of America (SVA) are now seeking candidates to serve as VFW-SVA Legislative Fellows in 2018.

Selected VFW-SVA Legislative Fellows will be flown to Washington, D.C., to participate in the VFW National Legislative Conference, March 4 – March 9, 2018, where they will walk the halls of Congress, educating their legislators on the issues facing today’s student veterans alongside mentors selected from the VFW National Legislative Committee. Fellows will also have additional opportunities to meet with policy-makers from federal agencies responsible for implementing veterans’ policy, as well as reporters who cover military and veterans’ affairs.

Applications are due by October 20th, 2017.

For more information and applications, go to https://www.vfw.org/studentfellowship.