James Madison Fellowship
The application for 2016 is now closed. The 2017 application will be available in late May.
Transcripts can be uploaded in the application as a PDF file. If you choose to mail them instead, they must be received by March 4, 2016, at the following address:
James Madison Fellowship Program
One Scholarship Way
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Recommendations must be submitted online. The recommender deadline is now 5:00 p.m., central time, March 4, 2016.
During the application period, program announcements related to the application and corresponding deadlines will be sent via email. Please add
email@example.com and Madison@scholarshipamerica.org to your email program's safe list to be certain those messages get delivered.
When you submit your application, email notifications are sent to your recommenders. You should contact each person you intend to use as a recommender. They must also add firstname.lastname@example.org to their email program's safe list. Use that conversation to confirm their precise email address. If you enter it wrong, they will not receive the proper link necessary to enter your recommendation via the online application system.
The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliations, or age in its programs and activities. View the Federal Register for complete James Madison Fellowship program regulations.
How to Apply
Please enter your registration information accurately and completely. Be sure to use the correct combination of uppercase and lowercase letters. If you need assistance creating an account, Contact Us to send an email or call 800-525-6928. Retain your User ID and password, once created.
Complete the Application
As you begin to complete the online application, you will note that not all of the fields are required. However, be advised that all fields will be reviewed by the Fellow Selection Committee, which is comprised of professors and James Madison Fellowship Alumni. Please answer all items completely and professionally, using standard business rules of writing, to make the best impression.
You will be able to return to the application to update and edit as frequently as desired. After you have submitted the application, or after the deadline, the application will no longer be available. After you submit your application, your recommenders will receive their emails with information to complete their recommendations. You may then log in to view the status of each recommendation.
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