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Department of History
University of Mississippi

James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation

The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation provides a college senior who intends to become a secondary-school American history, American government, or social studies teacher and who wishes to pursue a master’s degree (not Ph.D) in the field of American history, political science, or education. One fellow will be chosen from each state based on the student’s legal residence through a nationally administered competition.

Eligibility: U.S. citizen or national. Award up to $24,000 for two years of study toward master’s degree. Required participation in the James Madison Foundation’s Summer Institute on the Constitution at Georgetown University.

Applications for 2022 Fellowships will open on Constitution Day, September 17, 2021. The deadline to submit the 2022 application is March 1, 2022.