Applications Now Open for Prestigious Joseph Rago Memorial Fellowship for Excellence in Journalism

Early-career journalists are encouraged to apply by Jan. 11, 2022, for the opportunity to intern with The Wall Street Journal’s editorial team.

Teaching Freedom Since 1967


The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) is a 501(c)3 educational nonprofit that is changing the world by developing leaders for a free society. Our transformational programs teach the principles of limited government, free-market economics and honorable leadership to students and young professionals in America and around the world.


By offering a portfolio of more than 20 different academic programs, fellowships and seminars, the TFAS Journey helps cultivate future leaders from high school, all the way through to their university studies and professional careers.

Today, there are more than 42,000 TFAS alumni making the difference in their communities and throughout the world by championing the values essential to the preservation and success of a free society.

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With free eBooks, webinars, and soon-to-come online courses, The Fund for American Studies is giving you the knowledge you need, all in one place.

Experience this new online library which will equip you with information to help you become an even more courageous champion of liberty and free enterprise, just as our students do through our programs.


The Latest at TFAS


Liberty + Leadership News: December 3

We hope you enjoy these top news stories about TFAS activities, alumni and events this week. Sign up to receive TFAS weekly newsletters.

28th Annual TFAS Journalism Awards Dinner Honors Leaders Shaping American Journalism

On Nov. 3, TFAS supporters and friends gathered in person and joined online for the 28th Annual TFAS Journalism Awards Dinner.

A Place Where Freedom is the Ultimate Goal

Venezuelan political activist, asylum-seeker and TFAS Outreach Fellow Andrés Guilarte fled his country to escape the ever-worsening poverty and violence. Now he travels the U.S. to share a message of democracy, freedom and hope.

TFAS Events


Liberty + the Future: NYC Alumni Lecture

NYC Alumni: After a long pause, TFAS is back with the Liberty + the Future NYC Alumni Lecture Series. We are kicking things off with a lecture and reception in Midtown East on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022. Dr. James R. Otteson will deliver a timely lecture on his…

NEW DATES: Partners in Revolution: The French-American Alliance

Come with us as we explore the successes – and excesses – of the democratic experiment in France and the critical alliance between a nascent American republic and its French counterpart throwing off a monarchical past.