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James Madison Graduate Fellowships

Provider: James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation

Application Deadline: March 1

Award Amount: $24,000

Contact Information: Application forms and detailed information available at

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Individuals desiring to become outstanding teachers of the American Constitution at the secondary school level;
  • US Citizen, United States Nationals or Permanent Residents of the Northern Mariana Islands;
  • Teachers of American History, American Government, Social Studies or Political Science for grades 7-12;
  • Teaching full-time during the year in which you apply for a fellowship;
  • Under contract or can provide evidence of being under prospective contract to teach full-time;
  • Highly recommended by their Department Heads, School Heads, School District Superintendents or other Supervisors;
  • Qualify for admissions with graduate standing at an accredited university and attend full-time.


Hours: 10am-5pm Monday to Friday
102 Aldrich Hall, Irvine, CA 92697-2825
Tel: (949) 824-8262
Fax: (949) 824-4876 (fax)

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The State of California requires that you be told the following:
Federal student loans are available to most students regardless of income and provide a range of repayment options including income-based repayment plans and loan forgiveness benefits, which other education loans are not required to provide.