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SOAR, Scholarships and Other Award Resources, is a searchable online database of funding opportunities for current students at all levels as well as recent graduates. Please review the recommendations below for conducting a search based on your needs, interests and eligibility.
James Madison Graduate Fellowships
Fellowship applicants compete only against other applicants from the states of their legal residence. To be eligible to apply for a fellowship, you must:
Be a U.S. citizen.
Be a teacher, or plan to become a teacher, of American history, American government, or any other social studies class where you will teach topics on the Constitution at the secondary school level (grades 7–12).
Possess a bachelor's degree or plan to receive a bachelor's degree no later than August 31 of the year in which you are applying.
After receiving the master's degree, each Fellow must teach American history, American government, or any other social studies class where you will teach topics on the Constitution in grades 7–12 for one full year for each academic year of funding received under a fellowship, preferably in the state from which the recipient won the fellowship.
The maximum amount of each award is $24,000, prorated over the period of study, and in no case shall the award exceed $12,000 for one academic year of study.
Student applies directly
Eligible to Apply:
Scholarship / Fellowship
Academic Year (Graduate)
Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
June 13, 2017