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James Madison Memorial Fellowship


The James Madison Graduate Fellowships are awarded to students who intend to teach American history, American government, or social studies in a secondary-school setting and who wish to pursue a master’s degree (not Ph.D.) in the field of American history, political science, or education. 


One fellow will be chosen from each state based on the student's legal residence through a nationally administered competition.

The maximum amount of each award is $24,000 total for two years of study toward master’s degree.

Internal Deadline

Early February 

Please consult with the campus advisor well in advance of this deadline. 


kris stanec
Kris Stanec
Director of K-12 Education Programs (Art, Music, World Languages)