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James Madison Graduate Fellowships

Scholarship Description

The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation offers $24,000 James Madison Graduate Fellowships to individuals desiring to become outstanding teachers of the American Constitution at the secondary school level. Fellowship applicants compete only against other applicants from the states of their legal residence. Generally, one Fellowship per state is awarded each year.

Eligibility Requirements:
Fellowship applicants compete only against other applicants from the states of their legal residence. To be eligible to apply for a fellowship, you must:
Be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national.
Be a teacher, or plan to become a teacher, of American history, American government, or social studies at the secondary school level (grades 7–12).
Possess a bachelor’s degree or plan to receive a bachelor’s degree no later than August 31 of the year in which you are applying.

Types of Fellowships
The Foundation offers two types of fellowships:

Junior Fellowships are awarded to outstanding college seniors and college graduates without teaching experience who intend to become secondary school teachers of American history, American government, or social studies in grades 7–12. Junior Fellows are expected to complete graduate study within 2 academic years of full-time study.

Senior Fellowships are awarded to outstanding current teachers who are required to complete graduate study within 5 calendar years of part-time study.

Year of Need: 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad, 3rd Year Grad, Beyond 3rd Year Grad,

Type:

Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: 24,000

Deadline: 2017-03-01

Website: http://www.jamesmadison.com/

Sponsoring Organization James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation
1613 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Contact Person:

Phone: 1-800-525-6928

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Web: http://www.jamesmadison.com/

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