Applications Now Open: 2020 Hertog Foundation Fellowships in Politics & Public Policy

Oct 21, 2019 • Views 626

Sponsored by the Hertog Foundation

The Hertog Foundation is pleased to call for applications to its 2020 fellowships for college undergraduates and recent grads.

All our programs take place in Washington, D.C. Each comes with housing and funds to offset living and travel costs.

Programs now accepting applications include:

Weekend Seminars

  • Eligibility: Undergraduates, recent graduates, graduate students, & young professionals under the age of 35
  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Duration: Friday-Sunday seminars, Winter/Spring 2020
  • Funding: Covers housing, meals, and travel

Intensive weekend programs that allow students to dive into pressing policy issues with leading experts and thinkers. Topics include partisanship, the Yom Kippur War, and Nixon in China. Deadline: January 14, 2020.

Political Studies Program

  • Eligibility: Undergraduates and very recent graduates (2019 or 2020)
  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Duration: 7-week program, June 21-August 8, 2020
  • Funding: Provides housing and some meals, plus stipend

Hertog Fellows study classic texts in political thought and some of the seminal documents of American politics with an outstanding faculty. In addition, students study selected public policy issues with some of those who helped formulate and implement those policies. Early Decision Deadline: January 14, 2020. Final Decision Deadline: February 11, 2020.

War Studies Program

  • Eligibility: Rising college seniors and very recent graduates (2020)
  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Duration: 2-week program, July 24-August 8, 2020
  • Funding: Provides housing and some meals, plus stipend

The War Studies Program, run by the Institute for the Study of War, aims to educate undergraduate students about the theory, practice, organization, and control of war and military forces. Over the course of the program, students will learn from and interact with distinguished senior leaders in the national security and military communities, including retired generals and leading intellectuals. Final Deadline Only: February 11, 2020.

Summer Courses

  • Eligibility: Undergraduates and very recent graduates (2019 or 2020)
  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Duration: One- to two-week seminars throughout the period of June 28-August 8, 2020
  • Funding: Provides housing and some meals, plus stipend

This series of one- to two-week seminars allows students to create their own individualized course of study. Younger students are encouraged to apply for these seminars, as are upperclassmen who have other obligations during the summer. Offerings include topics such as American democratic capitalism, national identity, the American political order, and religion and politics. Early Decision Deadline: January 14, 2020. Final Decision Deadline: February 11, 2020.

Questions?

For more information, go to https://hertogfoundation.org or contact us at info@hertogfoundation.org.

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