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.

Quantity Available

At least 5


  • Annual

Award Value

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 procedure

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.

Closing date

May 20th

Study Level

  • Graduate
  • MBA
  • Postgraduate

Women's Research and Education Institute (WREI)

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.

Contact Details

  • www.wrei.org
  • 202 280 2720
  • 202 293 4507
  • 714 G Street S.E.
    Suite 200
    Washington, DC
    United States of America

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the Women's Research and Education Institute (WREI) by using the links below.


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