WREI Congressional Fellowships on Women and Public Policy
To encourage more effective participation by women in the formulation of public policy. To train feminist leaders in legislative procedure at the national level.
Fellows are selected on the basis of academic competence as well as their demonstrated interest in the public policy process. They are expected to be articulate and adaptable and to have strong writing skills.
Open to students who are currently in, or have recently completed a graduate or professional degree programme at an accredited institution in the United States.
At least 5
Stipend of approximately $1,450 per month, up to $500 for purchase of health insurance, reimbursement up to a maximum of $1,500 for the cost of tuition at their home institutions
Application forms can be downloaded from the website external linkevery year in January. Applications by email are encouraged. Please note that applications sent by fax are not accepted.
Founded in 1977, Women's Research and Education Institute (WREI) is an independent, non-profit, non-partisan organization governed by a board of directors that includes leading Americans from many fields who are committed to equality for women. Its mission is to inform and help shape the public policy debate on issues affecting women and their roles in the family, workplace and public arena.