Home > Financial Aid > College Scholarships > Scholarships By Type > Scholarships For Women > Fellowship On Women And Public Policy

Fellowship on Women and Public Policy

  • Website Address
  • http://www.albany.edu/womeningov/programs/fwpp.sht...
  • Contact
  • Center for Women in Government & Civil Society
  • Address
  • University at Albany, SUNY
  • 135 Western Avenue, Draper Hall 302
  • Email Address
  • Application Deadline
  • September 1, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • See Description
  • Maximum Amount
  • $10,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Fellowship on Women & Public Policy is a premiere, intensive leadership development, skill building and educational program designed to encourage highly qualified graduate and post graduate women to pursue careers in public policy. More than 300 women have now completed the program and form an extensive alumni network that stretches across New York State, the United States and around the globe. One of two programs which comprise the Women's Leadership Academy (WLA) at the Center for Women in Government & Civil Society (CWGCS), the mission of the Fellowship on Women and Public Policy is to fortify and fill the pipelines of women's leadership so that public policy is informed by the unique experiences of women.

    The Fellowship experience blends theory with practice through direct policy field placement, academic coursework, professional development sessions, conferences, and community service activities. Fellows are provided with opportunities to gain specific skills and develop an extensive network of people working in their subject area as well as related professional arenas. The program runs annually from mid-January through the end of June. Participants are selected on a competitive basis based on academic achievement and work/life experience.

    A highly intensive program, Fellows are required to work thirty hours each week at their placement office, Monday -Thursday. In addition, the program includes: 3 graduate courses (Tuesday and Thursday evening and one independent research) and professional development every Friday throughout the course of the Fellowship.
    Fellows receive a $10,000 stipend, tuition waivers and receive nine graduate credits from the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, University at Albany, SUNY.

See if you qualify for this award

Learn more about this scholarship and many more.
Find Scholarships Instantly!


Scholarships for Women

Scholarships by Type

Latest College & Financial Aid News

80 Prestige Schools Team up to Redesign Common Application

September 29, 2015

by Susan Dutca

In less than a month the world of higher education has moved forward with changes to the traditional approaches in the college application and admission process - first, with the simplified and updated FAFSA to appear in October 2016 and now, with 80 colleges and universities building a platform to streamline the application process that they hope to debut in summer of 2016. The goal is to get [...]

5 Essential College Reads

September 28, 2015

by Christina Zhou

One of the things necessary for success in college is being a well-rounded person. No matter what career field you choose to enter, reading and writing is essential. Therefore, every college student should strive to read a wide variety of literature. Below are several popular and timeless books that every college student should read: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë. A classic [...]

Fixing FAFSA: Acquiring Financial Aid to be Easier, Quicker

September 25, 2015

by Susan Dutca

If you've ever had to fill out a FAFSA for college, you may have felt as though you need an accounting degree to understand it, much less complete it. With over 130 questions and averaging 30 minutes to complete, the complexity and tedium of filing for financial aid has been a barrier for students in attending college or receiving the financial aid for which they qualify. The Department of [...]

Follow Us:

facebook twitter rss feed