Call for application: James Madison Graduate fellowship Awards 2021

James Madison Graduate Fellowship 2021
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Applications for the 2021James Madison Graduate Fellowship Awards are ongoing.

About the James Madison Graduate Fellowship
James Madison Graduate Fellowship 2021

The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation awards $24,000 James Madison Graduate Fellowships to people who want to become outstanding secondary school teachers of the American Constitution.

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The scholarship can be applied to any US accredited institution based in the United States. All fellowship recipients will also partake in a summer institute on the Constitution, a trademark portion of the fellowship program.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the James Madison Graduate Fellowship, candidates must ensure the following:

  • The award is available for both domestic and international students.
  • Applicants must participate in full-time study at US accredited institution based in the United States.
  • The award is available for graduate courses offered in the University.
  • An outstanding academic record.
  • Proven English proficiency.
  • The James Madison Graduate Fellowship award covers US$24,000 towards a Master’s degree in either American history, teaching, or education.
    NOTE: Students must be determined to become an American history teacher after completing their studies.

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Appliaction Procedure

The James Madison Graduate Fellowship will open for application on Constitution Day, September 17, 2021, click on the notify me button to get a reminder when the fellowship goes live.

The general application questions include

If Currently TeachingName of school; principal; address; phone number 
University Where You Received (or will receive) Your BAName of school; president; address; dates attended; GPA (cum) for BA 
Academic Achievement (maximum of 6 institutions)Names of all colleges and universities; dates of attendance; degree received (if applicable); and GPA for each 
Work Experience (maximum of 8 institutions)Employers; dates; positions and responsibilities; brief descriptions of each (250 characters per job; approx. 60 words) 
Activities (maximum of 6 activities)List and a brief description of activities (150 characters per activity)Brief essay (1000 characters–approx. 250 words) about significance of activities
Awards (maximum of 6 activities)List and a brief description of awards (150 characters per activity)Brief essay (1000 characters) about significance of awards
Career Plans and Professional Goals Brief essay (1500 characters) about career goals
Proposed Master’s DegreeName of university; proposed degree program; detailed list of likely constitutional content coursesBrief explanations of reasons for specific coursework (1000 characters total for list and explanations)
Personal Strengths and Attributes Brief essay (1500 characters) about teaching techniquesBrief essay (1000 characters) about life experiences
Constitutional Essay Essay (3600 characters—approx. 900 words) about teaching the Constitution
TranscriptsAll undergraduate transcripts (and graduate transcripts if you are enrolled in a master’s program);may be mailed or uploaded as PDF’s 
Congressional InformationNames of Senators and name/district of House Member 
RecommendersNames and emails of up to 3 recommenders 

For more information visit the official website of James Madison Graduate Fellowship

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