Application Deadline: March 1, 2018
The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation offers $24,000 James Madison Graduate Fellowships to individuals desiring to become outstanding teachers of the American Constitution at the secondary school level. Fellowship applicants compete only against other applicants from the states of their legal residence. As funding permits, the Foundation plans to offer one fellowship per state per year.
The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliations, or age in its program and activities. View the Federal Register for complete James Madison Fellowship program guidelines.
How to Apply:
Step 1: Register Online
Please enter your registration information accurately and completely (see link below). Be sure to use the correct combination of uppercase and lowercase letters. If you need assistance creating an account, email Madison@scholarshipamerica.org or call 800-525-6928. Retain your User ID and password, once created.
Step 2: Complete the Application
As you begin to complete the online application, you will note that not all of the fields are required. However, be advised that all fields will be reviewed by the Fellow Selection Committee, which is comprised of professors and James Madison Fellowship Alumni. Please answer all items completely and professionally, using standard business rules of writing, to make the best impression.
You will be able to return to the application to update and edit as frequently as desired. After you have submitted the application, or after the deadline, the application will no longer be available. Once you submit the email address for a recommender, he or she will be sent an email with instructions for completing the online recommendation in support of your application. You may then log in to view the status of each recommendation.
Step 3: Upload Transcripts
Transcripts can be uploaded in the application as a PDF file. If you choose to mail them instead, they must be received by March 1, 2018, at the following address:
James Madison Fellowship Program
One Scholarship Way
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Step 4: Recommendations
Recommendations must be submitted online. The recommender deadline is 5:00 P.M., Central Time, March 6, 2018.
During the application period, program announcements related to the application and corresponding deadlines will be sent via email. Please add Madison@scholarshipamerica.org to your email program’s safe list to be certain those messages get delivered.
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