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James Madison Fellowship Program

Application Deadline: March 1, 2024

Open to: Seniors; individuals who hold a Bachelor’s degree
Award type: Academic
Area(s) of study: American history or American government
Award criteria:  Academic achievement
Award provides:  Up to $24,000 for graduate studies (MA, MAT, or MEd)
Open to international students: No
Institutional Support or Endorsement Required: No

  • Commitment to teaching American history, American government, or social studies in grades 7-12 for one full academic year for each year of aid received under a fellowship
  • Commitment to attending the Summer Institute on the Constitution

The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation supports individuals desiring to become outstanding teachers of the American Constitution at the secondary school level. Applicants must demonstrate commitment to a career teaching American history, American government, or social studies at the secondary level, intend to pursue and complete a masters-level graduate program that emphasizes the Constitution, and have demonstrated outstanding capacity for performance as classroom teachers and in their proposed courses of graduate study.

This award does not require Emory endorsement. For more information and to apply, visit

If you are interested in learning more about the application process and recommended timeline, visit our main Canvas course.

If you are not currently enrolled in our Canvas course, you may self enroll.
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