Student Fellowships & Awards

The Center for Life Beyond Reed, Division of Student Services

James Madison Memorial Junior Fellowship

Internal Deadline: check website (no internal deadline; apply directly)

» Scholarship's official website


Junior Fellowships are awarded to students who are about to complete, or have completed, their undergraduate course of study and plan to begin graduate work leading to a master's degree on a full-time basis. Junior Fellows have two years to complete their degree. Up to $24,000, prorated over the individual period of study. Attend any accredited institution of higher education for a master's degree in one of the following: MA in American history or political science (also referred to as "government and politics" or as "government"); MAT concentrating on either American Constitutional history (in a history department) or American government, political institutions, and poltical theory (in a political science department); MEd or the Master of Arts or Master of Science in Education, with a concentration in American history, government, political institutions, and political theory.


U.S. citizen or national. A teacher, or future teacher, of American history, American government, or social studies at the secondary school level. B.A. no later than August 31 of the year in which you are applying.

Application Procedure

There is no internal application. Students who are interested in applying should complete the entire application, available at the website.