AHS Announces its Summer Fellows Program!

The Alexander Hamilton Society would like to formally announce our new AHS Summer Fellowship! In order to encourage students who have demonstrated leadership, academic achievement, and an interest in public service to pursue summer work relating to the mission of the Alexander Hamilton Society, AHS will award up to five, $3,000 grants to highly qualified and motivated students, with priority given to AHS Chapter Officers, who have secured unpaid internships relating to foreign policy, national security, and economic statecraft.

Eligibility Requirements

NOTE: YOU DO NOT NEED TO ALREADY HAVE AN INTERNSHIP LINED UP TO APPLY!

Student who meet the following requirements are eligible to apply:

Are seeking or have secured an unpaid internship lasting at least six weeks in the Washington, D.C. area. (The internship must be secured by the time the fellowship is awarded.)
Attendance at the opening reception of the AHS Student Leadership Conference (date TBD) and participation in the AHS Summer Series, a sequence of 3-4 events in June and July with other AHS officers
Will still be a student in Fall 2017
The Application can be found HERE, students will be required to upload the following documents to the application in PDF format only:

Updated Resume
Personal Statement describing how your summer internship will impact your future career path and what makes you an ideal candidate for this fellowship (500 words max)
Unofficial Transcript from all undergraduate or graduate institutions
Name and contact information for one faculty reference, preferably the AHS chapter advisor
High resolution headshot (this does not have to be a PDF)
The application will also ask for your prospective internship information
The deadline to apply is April 15th, 2017 and decisions will be made no later than May 15th.

We look forward to welcoming the inaugural class of AHS Summer Fellows and helping support their internships. Please contact Cherise Britt (cbritt@hamsoc.org) if you have any questions.