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Public Policy Fellows

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The Public Policy Fellows program is a year-long networking and education program for TFAS alumni designed to develop young leaders with a shared commitment to improving public policy.

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PROGRAM GOALS

The goal of the fellowship program is to provide events that allow young alumni to:

  • Develop strong connections with other alumni working in public policy
  • Network with key public policy leaders and journalists
  • Participate in academic discussion sessions led by TFAS faculty
  • Enhance their professional development through skills-based sessions

APPLICATION QUALIFICATIONS

All applicants must:

  • Be an alumnus of one of The Fund for American Studies programs
  • Work in the field of public policy
  • Be committed to the ideals of free markets and limited government
  • Live and work in the Washington, D.C. area.

It is recommended that applicants have at least 1–2 years of work experience, but anyone with a strong resume will be considered.

APPLICATION DETAILS & DEADLINES

The Public Policy Fellows application deadline for the 2017–2018 program is Aug. 1, 2017. For more information, contact Brenda Hafera at bhafera@TFAS.org. To apply, complete the application and email your resume to bhafera@TFAS.org. 

2015-16 Public Policy Fellows participate in a group activity at the retreat
2015–16 Public Policy Fellows brainstorm at their retreat.
2015-16 Public Policy Fellows participate in a group activity at the retreat
Public Policy Fellows enjoy the chance to catch up and network at a reception.

2017–18 TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

Orientation and Welcome Dinner
Tuesday, Sept. 12

Weekend Retreat
Oct. 13–15
Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Monthly Speaker Events
6:30 – 8 p.m.
Nov. 14, 2017
Dec. 12, 2017
Jan. 9, 2018
March 13, 2018
April 10, 2018
May 8, 2018

Saturday Retreat:
Feb. 10, 2018

Optional Event:
Holiday Open House
December 2017

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