The James Madison Memorial Fellowship is a federal program that offers secondary level teachers (both pre-service and in-service) of history and government up to $24,000 to complete a master’s degree in history, political science, or related fields.
To be eligible, you must be, or plan to become, a teacher of American history, American government, or any other social studies class, teaching topics on the Constitution at the secondary school level (grades 7–12). In addition, you must be a U.S. citizen and either possess a bachelor’s degree, or plan to receive a bachelor’s degree no later than August 31 of the year in which you are applying.
In addition to receiving financial assistance for a master’s degree program, Fellows will have the unique opportunity to attend an intensive summer institute to strengthen their knowledge of the origins and development of American constitutional government.
Deadline: March 1, 2018
Please note: Back to Basics Learning Dynamics is not a sponsor of, or partner of, the James Madison Memorial Fellowship . This post is simply to alert students about a beneficial scholarship / fellowship opportunity. Back to Basics is not affiliated with this scholarship or the selection of winners. For additional information, about this scholarship and its requirements, please visit jamesmadison.gov to learn more.