Hertog Foundation Summer Fellowships



Summer 2017 Opportunities at the Hertog Foundation

The Hertog Foundation has just opened applications for some exceptional, paid learning opportunities in Washington, DC for Summer 2017.  It is a political education philanthropy with offices in DC and New York, and is dedicated to the support of programs in American intellectual, civic, and political thought. Please read more about its offerings below:

Visit www.hertogfoundation.org to learn more and apply.

Political Studies Program

Eligibility: Undergraduates and very recent graduates (2016 or 2017)
Location: Washington, DC
Duration: 7-week program, June 18-August 5, 2017
Stipend: Provides housing and some meals, plus stipend

Hertog Fellows study classic texts in political thought and some of the seminal documents of American politics with an outstanding faculty. In addition, students study selected public policy issues with some of those who helped formulate and implement those policies.

War Studies Program

Eligibility: College juniors, seniors and very recent graduates (2016 or 2017)
Location: Washington, DC
Duration: 2-week program, Summer 2017 (dates TBA)
Stipend: Provides housing and some meals, plus stipend

The War Studies Program, run by the Institute for the Study of War, aims to educate undergraduate students about the theory, practice, organization, and control of war and military forces. Over the course of the program, students will learn from and interact with distinguished senior leaders in the national security and military communities, including retired generals and leading intellectuals.

Summer Courses

Eligibility: Undergraduates and very recent graduates (2016 or 2017)
Location: Washington, DC
Duration: One- to two-week seminars throughout the period of June 25-August 5, 2017
Stipend: Provides housing and some meals, plus stipend

This series of one- to two-week seminars allows students to create their own individualized course of study. Younger students are encouraged to apply for these seminars, as are upperclassmen who have other obligations during the summer. Offerings include topics such as American Political Thought, American Democratic Capitalism, Thucydides and Today’s Challenges, and Landmark Supreme Court Cases.

The application deadline is Monday, February 6, 2017.
Early decision deadline is Monday, December 5, 2016.