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.

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.

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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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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.  

Newman Civic Fellowship

Students can now apply to 2017-18 Newman Civic Fellowship. The Newman Civic Fellowship recognizes and supports one community-committed student per participating campus who has demonstrated an investment in finding solutions for challenges facing communities throughout the country. The fellowship provides training and resources that nurture students’ assets and passions to help them develop strategies to achieve social change. Fellows receive learning opportunities focused on the skills needed to serve as effective agents of change in addressing public problems and building equitable communities. Click here to learn more.

The deadline to apply is Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017 at 11:59 pm CST.

Office of the Governor, State of Illinois Dunn Fellowship Opportunity

The James H. Dunn, Jr. Memorial Fellowship Program provides recent college graduates a unique opportunity to experience firsthand the operations of state government for one year. Qualified applicants must have completed a bachelor’s or higher graduate degree in the 18 months prior to the program’s commencement and must demonstrate a commitment to excellence through academic honors, leadership ability, extracurricular activities, and community/public service involvement. The program begins on the first weekday in August and ends on July 31st of the following year. Dunn Fellows are paid $31,332 annually and receive full state benefits. The deadline for applications is Tuesday, January 31, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. CST.



Hertog Summer Fellowships

The Hertog Foundation is currently seeking applications from college students for their Summer 2017 fellowships and seminars in Washington, DC. They offer Summer Courses on American Political Thought, Landmark Supreme Court Cases, and Varieties of American Conservatism. In addition, they are once again offering their flagship seminar, the Political Studies Program, a seven-week summer fellowship in the theory and practice of politics for undergraduates and very recent graduates (2016 or 2017).

All of these opportunities come with generous stipends to cover time and expenses.

Details can be found at www.hertogfoundation.org.

Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellowship

The Cleveland Foundation will begin accepting applications for the Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellowship on January 23, 2017. This one-year urban fellows program provides meaningful career-related work experience and professional development within Cleveland’s public sector. Prospective applicants can learn more click here or email fellowship@clevefdn.org.

Applications will close February 22, 2017