The James Madison Fellowship is designed for students who plan to become teachers of American history, American government, or social studies at the 7th through 12th grade level. You do not need to have completed an undergraduate degree in one of these areas, however, you must be planning to study this in graduate school. Approved degrees include: MA in American history or political science,. or an MEd or MAT with a concentration in American Constitutional history or American government, political institutions, or political theory.
Upon graduation, fellowship recipients must teach American history, American government of social studies at the 7th through 12th grade level for one full year, preferably in the state from which the recipient won the fellowship (North Carolina).
The deadline for this year is March 1, 2013.