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The goal of the James Madison Fellowship is to help secondary level history, government, and civics teachers to become outstanding educators of the U.S. Constitution

 
 

America’s most prestigious award in constitutional history and government for secondary teachers.




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James Madison Graduate Fellowships

The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation offers $24,000 James Madison Graduate Fellowships to individuals desiring to become outstanding teachers of the American Constitution at the secondary school level. Fellowship applicants compete only against other applicants from the states of their legal residence. As funding permits, the Foundation plans to offer one fellowship per state per year.

The 2021 application is now live.

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Videos

James Madison Fellows Speak about the Fellowship Program

A brief introduction to the James Madison Fellowship program provided by actual James Madison Fellows.

Former Secretary of Education speaks about his experience being a James Madison Fellow

John B. King, Jr., New Jersey Fellow, President and CEO of the Education Trust and former Secretary of Education.

Former National Council for the Social Studies President speaks about the James Madison Graduate Fellowship

Hear from Peggy Jackson, New Mexico Fellow, on how the program has impacted her career.



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The James Madison Education Fund Inc. is a private, non-profit organization founded in 1994 as a partner organization to the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation with a mission to encourage study of the United States Constitution, its roots, its formation, its principles, and its development. The James Madison Education Fund Inc. is privately funded through your generous donations.

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