Center for Women in Government and Civil Society Fellowships on Women and Public Policy

The fellowship program is an intensive leadership development program designed to maximize the skills and contributions of women to achieve excellence in public service.

Sponsor: Center for Women in Government & Civil Society, University at Albany, State University of New York

Description

The fellowship offers policy-related placements in New York state agencies, the legislature and statewide nonprofit advocacy organizations. It provides:

  • Policy-related placements in New York state agencies, the legislature and statewide nonprofit advocacy organizations.
  • Policy field experience and academic coursework in public policy and advocacy.
  • Professional development and co-curricular activities such as workshops, conferences, policy field trips and community service opportunities.
  • Network Mentoring Program that gives access to over 300 alumnae fellows and other accomplished policy and social change agents.

The fellowship offers a $10,000 stipend and tuition assistance for academic coursework. In the spring semester, fellows are full-time graduate students at Rockefeller College with policy-related field placements for thirty hours a week from January through June. Health plans are available.

Eligibility

The fellowship program is open to graduate students and working professionals who have successfully completed a minimum of 12 graduate credits in any academic discipline and have a minimum of 3-5 years work experience.

How to Apply