Hertog Foundation Political Studies Fellowship

Location:
D.C., ,
United States
Term: Summer

A seven-week fellowship program that explores a variety of topics, from political philosophy to contemporary public affairs, from economics to foreign policy. 

The Hertog Foundation brings college students to the nation’s capital to explore the theory and practice of politics in an intensive seminar setting with outstanding faculty.

Fellows receive a $2,000 stipend and housing.

WHO SHOULD APPLY?

Any college or university undergraduate, or very recent graduate (within 2 years of graduation date) not already pursuing an advanced degree, may apply.

A typical competitive applicant will have:

  • An undergraduate GPA > 3.5
  • Strong letter(s) of recommendation from a professor or another individual who is in a position to comment on the applicant’s academic or professional qualifications
  • A statement of purpose that tells us how the applicant’s interests and ambitions relate to the preferred program. The statement of purpose is very important and deserves careful attention.
  • An academic writing sample that demonstrates the applicant’s powers of analysis and independent thought, and not only their ability to do scholarly research or comment on a text.

Fact Sheet

Discipline:
Social Sciences
Eligibility:
Columbia College, Columbia Engineering, Columbia General Studies, Columbia Undergraduates, First Year, Junior, Senior, Sophomore, U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident
Fellowship Type:
Summer Opportunity
Location:
D.C., ,
United States
Region:
North America
Term:
Summer

Dates & Deadlines

Summer
2021
Notes: 
Summer 2021 Deadline TBD