The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows program is a competitive five week long summer leadership program that takes place just outside of Washington, D.C. at George Washington’s Mount Vernon. The program offers a small, select group of rising college juniors unparalleled opportunities in the nation’s capital and on the famous estate of the first President of the United States. The program is fully funded and offers a $600 weekly stipend plus room, board and transportation expenses. During your five week fellowship you will engage in dynamic leadership education curriculum, interact with nationally recognized corporate, government, and military leaders in the nation’s capital, and discover how to change the world through self-reflection, exciting experiential activities, and a community service-focused capstone project.
Apply today and take advantage of this amazing opportunity to develop a network of professional contacts and become a lifelong member of an engaged community of fellowship alumni. Deadline is February 5th, 2016.
The AAAS seeks to increase public understanding of science and technology. They recognize the need for scientists who are able to communicate complex ideas to a general audience. The AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellows Program is a 10-week summer program that places college and university students at all levels of their education who focus on science, engineering and/or mathematics at media organizations nationwide. Fellows use their academic training as they research, write, and report today’s headlines, sharpening their abilities to communicate complex scientific issues to the public. Past AAAS Fellows have worked with such media outlets as the Los Angeles Times, National Public Radio, Philadelphia Inquirer, WIRED, and Scientific American. If you are interested in learning more about this unique opportunity visit the AAAS website.
The deadline to apply is January 15th, 2016.
True Ventures is offering The Priya Haji Fellowship which gives recent graduates the chance to join a startup as a full time employee. Haji Fellows are paired with companies in the True Ventures portfolio in the San Francisco Bay Area for a period of nine months. During the Fellowship, participants will develop foundational skills to help build their resume and expand their career knowledge of high-growth technology startups. Fellows will meet periodically with folks from True Ventures to discuss their progress and experiences. This fellowship opportunity is open to students completing their undergraduate degree in the spring of 2016. Applications are currently being accepted and those interested are encouraged to submit as soon as possible. The Fellowship will take place from September of 2016 through May of 2017. Women are especially encouraged to apply and will make up at least half of next year’s participants. If interested, apply here.
True Entrepreneur Corps (TEC), is a ten week summer fellowship designed to help undergraduate college students get a foot in the door in the startup world. TEC Fellows are matched with San Francisco-based companies where they spend the summer working on projects appropriate to their backgrounds and interests (both technical and non-technical). Additionally, the group gathers weekly for workshops and a speaker series to dig into the venture capital and startup processes. TEC 2016 will run from early June to early August and all fellows will be expected to live and work in the San Francisco Bay Area. True Ventures is accepting 12 TEC Fellows for 2016. If you are capable, hardworking and have a passion for technology and entrepreneurship, consider applying for this amazing opportunity. Applications are being accepted until January 31, 2016, however True Ventures encourages students to apply early as the 12 available spots are often filled prior to the deadline. If interested, apply here.
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 http://www.jamesmadison.gov/.
The deadline for submitting applications is March 1st, 2016.
Michigan Tech faculty representative for this fellowship is Mary Durfee (email@example.com). If you would like some advice or guidance with the application process you may email her to set up a time to meet.