Public and International Policy, Social Change

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Internships / Positions

Presidential Management Fellows Program
Positions in federal agencies for post-baccalaureate students of various educational backgrounds with an interest in public policies and programs

White House Fellows Program
$100,000 positions as special assistants to White House staff and other government officials and an educational programming component

Clinton Foundation Internship Program
Various internship positions in New York, Boston, and Little Rock that develop competence for people to meet the challenges of global interdependence

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Public Policy Fellowship Program
$2,200 a month for a 9-month fellowship in Washington D.C.'s offices, organizations, and agencies developing leadership skills and network for recent Latino post-baccalaureates or master's holders

City Hall Fellows
Full-time position working on local government projects with professional development and conferences for those interested in being a leader in local government

PolitiCorps
A 10-week summer program of political immersion and leadership training that prepares college students and recent graduates for a variety of progressive leadership activities

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Scholarships, Internships, and Fellowships
A variety of opportunities in policy, health, the arts, and leadership. *Scroll down to programs on right hand side

Capital Fellows Program
$1,972 a month for 11 months in fellowships as full time members of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches in Sacramento, California

LEAP: Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics Leadership in Action Internship
$2,000 for an 8-week internship for students and recent graduates to work in Asian American community-based organizations

Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship
Provides college graduates the opportunity to work in Washington, D.C. with one of 27 participating public-interest organizations focusing on international security issues

FHI 360
Projects in reproductive health and family planning, HIV/AIDS prevention and care, economic development, civil society, domestic and international education, and social and behavioral change

Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program
Comprehensive 9- to 12-month professional development program in Germany

Donald M. Payne International Development Fellowship Program
Provides a two-year master's degree, arranges internships on Capitol Hill and at USAID missions overseas, and provides professional development and support activities

William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India
Through ten months of service and fieldwork, Fellows gain knowledge of development on the ground in the fields of education, livelihoods, public health, and social enterprise

Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program
Fellows gain field experience fighting hunger and poverty through placements in community based organizations across the country, and policy experience through placements in Washington, D.C.

Pew Leadership Year
Provides individuals who are dedicated to building a leadership career in the public or nonprofit sectors with hands-on experience in solving today’s most challenging problems

Villers Fellowship for Health Care Justice
The Villers Fellow works as a full-time policy analyst in Families USA’s Health Policy Department

Policy Research

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
A variety of research opportunities in the social sciences and humanities while interacting with policy makers in Washington and the Woodrow Wilson staff.

John F. Kennedy Library Foundation Research Grants and Fellowships
Up to $5,000 in stipends to conduct research on diverse areas of foreign and domestic policy

Villers Fellowship for Health Care Justice
The Villers Fellow works as a full-time policy analyst in Families USA’s Health Policy Department

Environmental, Health, Biomedical, Science Policy

Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) National Network for Environmental Management Studies Fellowship Program (NNEMS)
Environmental research project opportunities for students of diverse fields. A stipend will be awarded based on the student’s level of education and the duration and location of the project.

EPA National Center for Environmental Research Fellowships
Information on different fellowship opportunities on environmental research, environmental policy, and public health.

EMDAP: Emerging Markets Development Advisers Program
A 1-year professional, hands-on work experience for current or recent MBA students or MA students in international fields to provide management assistance to small and medium-sized enterprises in developing countries. Grants cover cost of living, travel, housing, language training and more.

Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program
8,000 for a 12-week fellowship for graduate students of science, engineering, medical, veterinary, business, public policy, and law to be engaged in the process of policy-making with a science/technology element.

Leonard M. Rieser Fellowship
$2,500 to $5,000 for undergraduates to conduct research or projects that help make the connections between science, technology, global security, and public policy

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Scholarships, Internships, and Fellowships
A variety of opportunities in policy, health, the arts, and leadership. *Scroll down to programs on right hand side

Leadership and Professional Development

FELPS: Fellowship for Emerging Leaders in Public Service
A 6-month development program that provides networking, career guidance, and professional development for recent graduates currently in or actively pursuing work in public service in the New York City area.

Intercollegiate Studies Institute Honors Program
A year-long mentoring fellowship that includes academic and career advising and a summer conference for undergraduates interested in leadership

Suave Scholars
Gives travel, tuition, housing, meals and supplies for this fellowship in Montreal focusing on world affairs and positive change

Echoing Green Fellowship
Up to $90,000 for individuals or partnerships to entrepreneurs creating new social change organizations

Population Connections - Capitol Hill Days
A free training and lobby event in Washington, D.C.  Scholarship funding available for most student participants

Rangel International Affairs Fellowship
Funds tuition, mandatory fees, and living expenses for completion of two-year master's degrees, and also provides two summer internships, professional development activities, and mentoring

Funding Opportunities

Open Society Institute and Soros Foundation Network Initiatives
Open Society Institute and Soros Foundation Network Grants, Scholarships & Fellowships
A variety of initiatives, grants, scholarships & fellowships available that aim to shape public and international policy to promote democratic governance, human rights, and economic, legal, and social reform

William E. Simon Fellowship for Noble Purpose
$40,000 grant awarded to graduating senior demonstrating passion towards a goal that will strengthen civil society

Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation
Research grants and dissertation fellowships on the problems of aggression, violence, and dominance

Rangel International Affairs Fellowship
Funds tuition, mandatory fees, and living expenses for completion of two-year master's degrees, and also provides two summer internships, professional development activities, and mentoring

Samuel Huntington Public Service Award
Provides a $10,000 stipend for a graduating college senior to pursue one year of public service anywhere in the world

Women & Women's Issues

AAUW Community Action Grants
Up to $10,000 for innovative programs and non-degree research projects to promote education and equity for women and girls

Asian Affairs

National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) Next Generation Fellowships
$32,500 fellowship award (with benefits) and a relocation expenses stipend for post-master’s students to conduct research and inform U.S. foreign policy toward Asia

National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) Education and Leadership Programs
Fellowships and internships for students interested in Asian affairs

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Upcoming Deadlines

Please note that Seattle University campus deadlines may be one to two months prior to the official scholarship deadline. Application processes generally begin six months in advance of official scholarship deadlines. Check with the Office of Fellowships to obtain campus-specific deadline information. 

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Announcements

The Fulbright ETA Proposal Writing Workshop and Full Grant Proposal Writing Workshop are coming up soon!  


Please join us on May 2nd for the ETA Proposal Writing Workshop Pigott 107, 4:00-5:00pm and

May 3rd for the Full Grant Proposal Writing Workshop Pigott 106, 8:00am-2:00pm


For questions or to RSVP email Katie Dabbs at dabbsk@seattleu.edu 

 

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