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James Madison Fellowship

Sponsored by: James Madison Memorial Fellowship Program

Applicant must be a graduate student, or soon-to-be graduate student who is pursuing a Master of Arts, Master of Arts in Teaching, or a Master of Education degree that involve the areas of the U.S. Constitution, the evolution of political theory and constitutional law, the effects of the Constitution on society and culture in the United States, or other such topics directly related to the Constitution. Upon completion of earning a master's degree, recipient is obligated to teach American history, American government, or social studies in grades 7-12 for no less than one year for each academic year of study under the fellowship.


Application Deadline March 1
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Fellowship
Award Coverage Fellowship payments cover actual costs of tuition, required fees, and books.
Required areas of study American history, education, government, political science, political theory
Awarded every year? yes
Must be repaid?
Failure to complete program requirements in a timely manner will necessitate repayment to the Foundation of all funds paid to the Fellow on his or her behalf, plus interest.
Required to attend a specific school? no
Is a separate application required? yes



Max $24,000


Average 55

Contact Information

James Madison Memorial Fellowship Program
2201 North Dodge Street, P.O. Box 4030
Suite 303
Iowa City, IA 52243 United States

Phone: (800) 525-6928

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