James Madison Graduate Fellowships in USA, 2018

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Applications are invited for Madison Fellowship available for graduate study leading to a master’s degree at any accredited institution of higher education in the United States. Each individual entering the James Madison Fellowship Program will be expected to pursue and complete a master’s degree. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national to apply for a James Madison Fellowship.

The goal of the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation is to help is to help secondary level history, government and social studies to become outstanding educators of the US Constituition.

The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation was established by Congress in 1986 to encourage outstanding current and future secondary school teachers of American history, American government, and social studies in grades 7 through 12 to undertake graduate study of the roots, framing, principles, and development of the Constitution of the United States.

Scholarship Description:

  • Applications close: March 1, 2018
  • Course Level: Fellowships are intended exclusively for graduate study leading to a master’s degree at any accredited institution of higher education in the United States.
  • Study Subject(s): Fellowships are available in following subjects: Master of Arts (MA) in American history, political science, or government, Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) concentrating on either American Constitutional history (in a history department) or American government, political institutions, or political theory (in a political science department). MAT degrees without the Foundations’ required Constitutional coursework cannot be approved, Master of Education (MEd) or the Master of Arts or Master of Science in Education with a concentration in American history or American government, political institutions, and political theory.
  • Scholarship Award: The maximum amount of each award is $24,000. Fellowship funds may be used to cover the actual costs of tuition, required fees, books, and room and board but cannot exceed $12,000 per academic year. Normally, Fellows receive less than these maximum amounts.
  • Number of Scholarships:
  • Scholarship can be taken in USA

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national to apply for a James Madison Fellowship.
  • The fellowships are intended exclusively for graduate study leading to a master’s degree. James Madison Fellows may attend any accredited institution of higher education in the United States. Each individual entering the James Madison Fellowship Program will be expected to pursue and complete a master’s degree.
  • Senior Fellows who want to continue teaching can pursue a graduate degree on a part-time basis through summer and evening classes.

Eligible Countries:

Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national to apply for a James Madison Fellowship.

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How to Apply:

Applications should be submitted online. Transcripts can be uploaded in the application as a PDF file. If you choose to mail them instead, they must be received by March 1, 2018. Recommendations must be submitted online. During the application period, program announcements related to the application and corresponding deadlines will be sent via email. Please add no-reply-at-scholarshipamerica.org and Madison-at-scholarshipamerica.org to your email program’s safe list to be certain those messages get delivered. When you submit your application, email notifications are sent to your recommenders. You should contact each person you intend to use as a recommender. They must also add no-reply-at-scholarshipamerica.org to their email program’s safe list. Use that conversation to confirm their precise email address. If you enter it wrong, they will not receive the proper link necessary to enter your recommendation via the online application system.

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