The James Madison Fellowship Program

The James Madison Fellowship Program seeks to strengthen teaching in the nation’s schools in regards to the framing, principles, and history of the U.S. Constitution by supporting college graduates who are interested in teaching American history, American government, and social studies at the secondary school level. The program’s goal is to ensure that secondary school teachers are knowledgeable and informed in these important civic subjects.

The James Madison Memorial Foundation is offering $24,000 in fellowships to qualified Graduate applicants this year. As an applicant, you need only compete against others within your state. The Foundation is hoping to award one fellowship per state every year and the 2016 application period is now open.

To learn more about this unique opportunity and to apply visit

The deadline for submitting applications is March 1st, 2016.

Michigan Tech faculty representative for this fellowship is Mary Durfee ( If you would like some advice or guidance with the application process you may email her to set up a time to meet.

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