American University, based in Washington, D.C. offers a fully funded PhD in Public Administration and Policy. This is a full-time degree, that prepares students for careers in research and teaching in the fields of public administration and public policy. Upon acceptance into the program, students selected for AU funding are granted a fellowship with full funding for four or five years of study. Fellowship is contingent on maintaining satisfactory progress each year. The fellowship with full funding includes tuition benefits as well as an annual stipend.