Student Academic Grants and Awards

National Fellowships

Programs for Funding Undergraduate/Graduate Students in Policy Experience


AAUW Community Action Grants
Fellowships and grants for women.

Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies
Fellowships for students interested in public service careers.

Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholars Program
For minority students studying health policy issues and legislative procedure.

Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL) Scholarships and Internships
Internships and Scholarships for Asian Pacific Americans.

CORO Public Affairs Fellowships
Nine-month leadership training program in public affairs.

Drum Major Institute Scholars Program
Public Policy with progressive attitudes and values.

El Pomar Foundation Fellowship
Funds programs in leadership, community development, public, and nonprofit sectors.

Governor's Fellows Program (Virginia)
For students from Virginia or studying in Virginia.

Greenlining Academy
Leadership program.

Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation
Graduate school funding for careers in service, policy

Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship
Internship opportunity for college graduates to serve 6-9 months with a participating organization of their choice in Washington DC.

HORIZONS Scholarship
For women studying for national security, defense careers or related fields.

Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) Internships
Building networking with people concerned with policy issues for women.

Mexican-American Legal Defense & Education Fund Law School Scholarship
For Mexican-American students entering their second or third year of law school.

New York City Urban Fellows Program
Nine-month program for young/aspiring public policy makers.

Pamela Harriman Foreign Service Fellowships
Outstanding undergraduates from across the nation, chosen from students serving in a summer professional position with the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC, and the U.S. Embassies in London and Paris.

Public Allies
Ten month program with local nonprofit organizations.

Public Policy International Affairs Institutes Junior Summer Institutes
Preparation for graduate programs in public and international affairs.

Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program
Support activists, practitioners, scholars from new and aspiring democracies.

Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program
Customized work placements, professional seminars, and German language training.

Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center for Human Rights Internships
Assist Advocacy Team.

Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowship Program
Funding pursuit of doctoral degrees at a grad school in the United States.

The Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program
Programs to understand and eliminate hunger.

The Governor's Fellowship (Indiana)
12-month training experience in Indiana State government.

The Harvard Business School (HBS) Summer Venture in Management Program (SVMP)
One-week management training program.

The Humanity in Action Foundation
For students studying for understanding and working for human rights.

USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Fellowship
Toward a two-year master's degree in a U.S. institution to study an area of relevance to the USAID Foreign Service, arranges internships on Capitol Hill and at USAID missions overseas.

Villers Fellowship for Health Care Justice
Year-long fellowship at the Office of Families USA in Washington, D.C.

Wellstone Fellowship for Social Justice
Year-long fellowship position in healthcare advocacy.

Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars Program
For emerging leaders in U.S. biomedical engineering or bioengineering.

White House Fellows Program
Year-long fellowship as special assistants to senior White House Staff.