James Madison Fellowship

for Seniors or Recent Graduates who Plan Masters Degrees in American History, Political Science, Teaching or Education

Description: Prospective postsecondary American history, American government, and social studies teachers who want to pursue a masters degree with a concentration in the history of the U.S. Constitution.

Award Amount: $24,000

Eligibility: Applicants apply directly for this scholarship and do not have to be nominated by their school. An Applicant must:

  • be a college senior, recent graduate, or full-time secondary school teacher (students who pursue Ph.D.s or teaching certificates are not eligible);
  • applicants must teach secondary school after they graduate.

Deadline: March 1

UCLA students: contact the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation at 2000 K Street, NW, Suite 303, Washington, DC 20006, (202) 653-8700, or call (800) 525-6928 for general information, or visit the James Madison Fellowship website.