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The Woodrow Wilson MBA Fellowship in Education Leadership


The Woodrow Wilson MBA Fellowship in Education Leadership recruits and prepares outstanding leaders for schools and districts in participating states, with an integrated business and education curriculum, a focus on intensive in-school experience, and ongoing mentoring. Through this approach, the WW MBA Fellowship also seeks to create a new gold standard for the preparation of education leaders.

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The Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholars Award

Faculty Development

The 2017 application deadline is now closed.

The Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholars Award Program supports junior faculty whose research focuses on contemporary American history, politics, culture, and society, and whose service addresses the need for a more inclusive, responsive academic culture on their campus for peers and students. Eligible applicants must be tenure-track faculty who have passed their third-year review or their institution’s equivalent.

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The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

Foreign Affairs

For Information about the 2016 Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Programs, please click on the “Learn More” button below.

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The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

Religion & Ethics

The 2017 Charlotte W. Newcombe Fellowship application is now CLOSED.

The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships support the final year of work on Ph.D. dissertations dealing with ethical or religious values in fields across the humanities and social sciences.

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The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships


The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship program recruits and prepares the nation's best and brightest recent graduates and career changers with STEM backgrounds to teach in middle and high school science and math classrooms. It also works with university partners to change the way these top teacher candidates are prepared, focusing on an intensive full-year experience in local classrooms and rigorous academic work.

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The Woodrow Wilson HistoryQuest Fellowship

American History

The 2017 HistoryQuest Fellowship is now accepting nominations.

Developed with the Institute of Play in New York City, the Woodrow Wilson HistoryQuest Fellowship offers professional development for middle and high school American history teachers in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. The program aims to use the power of games, play, and digital tools to transform both teacher practice and student engagement. In the long term, it may also provide a new disciplinary resource for university-based teacher preparation.

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22,000 Leaders 14 Nobel Laureates

Through its array of programs, Woodrow Wilson has been privileged to support the development of more than 22,000 leaders—teachers and scholars, leaders and businesspeople, artists and innovators. They include 14 Nobel Laureates, 38 MacArthur “Genius Grant” Fellows, 19 Pulitzer Prize winners, 27 recipients of Presidential and national medals, and many others.

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Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellows Improve Ohio Classrooms

FOR RELEASE: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 CONTACT: Patrick Riccards [email protected] |  (703) 298-8283 As Program Comes to Close After Five Years, Woodrow Wilson Foundation Reflects on Impact to Provide Excellent STEM Teachers for Ohio’s High-Need Schools PRINCETON, N.J. (February 15, 2017) – The Woodrow Wilson Ohio Teaching Fellowship has had a demonstrable impact on both Ohio […]

WW Receives Grant for New Higher Education Policy Fellowship Program

FOR RELEASE: Monday, November 28, 2016 CONTACT: Patrick Riccards [email protected] |  (703) 298-8283 Henry Luce Foundation Awards Grant to Woodrow Wilson Foundation To Establish New Higher Education Policy Fellowship Program  Luce Higher Education Grant Will Help State Leaders, Higher Education Practitioners Better Address Higher Education Issues in Collaborative Ways PRINCETON, N.J. (November 28, 2016) – The […]

WW Receives Grant from Mellon Foundation

FOR RELEASE: Thursday, November 10, 2016 CONTACT: Patrick Riccards [email protected] |  (703) 298-8283 Woodrow Wilson Foundation Receives Grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation To Support Pre-Tenure Research Excellence and Service Fellowship Program Recognizes Academic, Leadership Contributions of Longtime WW Foundation Trustee, Princeton University Professor Nancy Weiss Malkiel PRINCETON, N.J. (November 10, 2016) – The Andrew […]

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