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Public Service & Policy Fellowship Opportunities




FRESH. SOPH. JR. SR. ALUM Boren Awards Undergraduate study of underrepresented languages/cultures critical to U.S. national security  (U.S. Citizens). Contact our campus representative for more information.
Jennifer Margherito –
SR. ALUM Capital Fellows Program Program focused on advancing leadership and discipleship while developing a Christian worldview and exploring God’s design. The program involves grad courses, a paid internship, one-on-one mentoring, and community service while fellows live and work in Washington, D.C.
SR. ALUM Carnegie Endowment Junior Fellows Program A 1 year fellowship focused on advancing peace through analysis and development of fresh policy ideas. Fellows work as research assistants to Carnegie’s senior scholars at a site within the global network of policy research centers (Russia, China, Europe, the Middle East, India, and the U.S).
SR. ALUM The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs
Graduate Fellowship Program
Rangel Fellows participate in an orientation at Howard University in mid-May and be awarded funds for a two year period of tuition, room, board, books, and mandatory fees for completion of two-year master’s degrees. Fellows will also participate in two summer internships at Capital Hill and overseas at a U.S. Embassy (with monetary support).
SOPH. JR. SR. The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs
Summer Enrichment Program
A six-week program designed to provide undergraduate students with a deeper appreciation of current issues and trends in international affairs, a greater understanding of career opportunities in international affairs, and the enhanced knowledge and skills to pursue such careers. Students live at Howard University, attend classes, and participate in a variety of programs. The program covers costs for tuition, travel, housing, two meals per day, and provides a stipend. Only open to U.S. citizens with a GPA ≥ 3.2/4.0
SR. ALUM Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Fellowships (CHCI) Public Policy Fellowship Program
9 months of paid work experience in Washington, D.C. with significant exposure to leaders in congressional offices, federal agencies, national nonprofit advocacy organizations, government-related institutes, and more
Talented latinos who have earned a bachelor’s degree w/in 2 years of the program
ALUM Coro Join a cohort learning group of 12 students in an experiential learn-by-doing setting for 9 months in: L.A., NYC, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, or St. Louis
The program involves: seminars, field placements, focus weeks (week-long investigation topics), and projects.
Looking for self-defined change makers
FROSH. SOPH. JR. SR. ALUM Echoing Green
Global Fellowship
Open to any social entrepreneur, anywhere in the world, with an innovative solution for any issue
Encouraged applicants: Racial & ethnic minorities in the U.S. (including Black, Latinx, and Native/Indigenous people), women, LGBTQ communities, underrepresented cities (Baltimore, Atlanta, Oakland, Detroit, Louisville, Milwaukee, Kansas City, and Miami), and underrepresented regions globally (Latin & Central America and East Asia)
ALUM Fulbright Public Policy Program U.S. early- and mid-career professionals & practitioners serve in professional placements in a foreign gov’t ministry or institution in partner gov’ts around the world
Independent research component
4 months to 9 months stay (flexible start date)
JR. Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation Graduate study for students interested in public service careers (to be used for the senior year of college and up to three years of graduate study).
FRESH. SOPH. JR. SR. ALUM Humanity in Action Fellows explore national histories of discrimination and resistance through their participation in four-week educational programs located in cities across Europe and the U.S. and later development and implementation of Action Projects to address social justice issues in their own communities.
SOPH. JR. SR. ALUM John Lewis Fellowship
(Humanity in Action)
Attend discussions with renowned scholars and activists at The National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta, Georgia. More information found here
FRESH. SOPH. JR. SR. ALUM Mitchell Scholarship Program Up to 12 Mitchell Scholars are chosen annually (ages 18-30) for one academic year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Applicants are judged on: scholarship, leadership, and a sustained commitment to community and public service. Scholarship covers tuition, accommodation, and stipend for travel and living expenses.
SR. ALUM Public Policy and International Affairs Fellowship Program (PPIA) Junior Summer Institute
An intensive 7-week summer institute before senior year. During the program, fellows are equipped with the knowledge and skills they will need to succeed in grad school and ultimately, in influential roles serving the public good. PPIA’s goal is to help students achieve a Master’s or joint degree, typically in public policy, public administration, international affairs, or a related field. Open to U.S. citizens and/or legal residents committed to completing a Master’s degree in public and/or international affairs at one of the PPIA Consortium grad schools with an interest in pursuing a professional career in public policy.
SOPH. JR. Udall Foundation Scholarships For students interested in careers in environment public policy or who are Native American or Alaskan Native and intend to pursue a health care or tribal public policy career. (U.S. citizen/national/permanent resident)
FROSH. SOPH. JR. SR. The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation Programs U.S. citizens, with a minimum GPA of 2.75 and a plan to become a foreign service officer will live and work full-time at an internship site Monday-Thursday, attend an evening course once a week, and attend a LEAD colloquium on Fridays in Washington, D.C.

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