Fall 2013 Applications Closed
This Fellowship Program is open only to mid- to senior level Congressional Staff as well as exceptional rising leaders who staff other U.S. policymakers.
The Woodrow Wilson Foreign Policy Fellowship is a highly competitive program offering qualified mid to senior-level congressional staff an opportunity for in-depth focus and engagement on critical foreign policy issues relevant to the Congressional agenda.
The Fellows will be selected on a competitive, bipartisan basis from both House and Senate Congressional offices. The Fellowship Program is also open to exceptional rising leaders who staff other U.S. policymakers who are keenly interested in foreign policy issues.
“An extraordinary program -- substantive on the key foreign policy issues of the day conducted in an environment conducive to open and non-partisan discussion and debate. It encourages the building of professional relationships across the aisle that will stand both the participants and our nation in good stead in the years to come." –Stephen Hadley, Former National Security Advisor under George W. Bush.
Past Topics and Speakers:
- China as an Emerging Global Power featuring Jeffrey Bader, Former Senior Director for East Asian Affairs on the National Security Council;
- The United States in a Globalized World featuring New York Times columnist, Thomas Friedman and Stephen Hadley, Former National Security Adviser under President George W. Bush;
- The Future of the Arab Awakening;
- Maximizing Congress' role in Foreign Policy
All Fellows will be selected on a competitive, bipartisan basis.