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.