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Madison Fellowship

Website: http://www.jamesmadison.gov

Deadline: 2014-03-01 (National)

The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation was established by Congress in 1986 for the purpose of improving teaching about the United States Constitution in secondary schools. This fellowship is for graduate study leading to a master's degree.

Eligibility

Applicants must be committed to teaching American history, American government, and/or social studies full time in grades 7-12. U.S. citizens who demonstrate a commitment to civic responsibilities and to professional and collegial activities and who qualify for admission with graduate standing at an accredited U.S. university that offers a qualifying masterís degree program are eligible to apply.

Term

Four-week summer institute at Georgetown University. Junior fellows have two years to complete degree; senior fellows have up to five years.

Support

Up to $12,000 per academic year for tuition, fees, books, room and board. Maximum amount of award is $24,000. Fellows incur an obligation to teach for one year per academic year of aid received.

Application Process

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