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Tisdale Fellowship


The Eben Tisdale Fellowship offers outstanding opportunities for students to learn about high-tech public policy issues with hands-on experience in Washington, D.C.


Application Deadline: Feb. 7, 2018
Program: June 2 – July 25, 2018

The Fellowship provides a full scholarship of $8,695 to attend the Institute on Business and Government Affairs (IBGA) as well as a $1,000 stipend. Through IBGA, Tisdale Fellows will be placed with a high-tech company, firm or trade association, take two classes worth six credits from George Mason University, and live in furnished apartments on George Washington University’s downtown campus. Fellows will also attend weekly issues seminar lunches hosted by Tisdale sponsors, as well as briefings at institutions such as the U.S. Capitol, Department of State, World Bank and Federal Reserve.

The thing that adds value the most is the fact that we are listening directly to people who have been working in the field, and they can tell us how to make policy in real life, how to interact with other peers, with the government, how to face situations and conflicts.”

– Natalia Maya (Tisdale 10), Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Philips Electronics Intern