The James Madison Memorial Fellowships provide $24,000 for graduate study for students committed to teaching American history, American government, or social studies at the secondary school level (grades 7-12). The deadline is in early March.
Open to U.S. Citizens and U.S. Nationals who:
- want to be a teacher, or plan to become a teacher, of American history, American government, or civics classes where you will teach topics on the Constitution 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.
Professional Teaching Obligation
After receiving the master’s degree, each Fellow must teach American history, American government, or civics where you will teach topics on the Constitution in grades 7–12 for one full year for each academic year of funding received under a fellowship, preferably in the state from which you were awarded the fellowship. Access more information on the requirements and obligations associated with the James Madison Memorial Fellowship.
National applications: March 1