The Institute for Citizens & Scholars

Our future depends on an informed, productively engaged, and hopeful citizenry. That’s what we’re working towards at the Institute for Citizens & Scholars. We’ve been bringing people together as a collective force for progress on the nation’s biggest challenges since 1945.

Our 27,000 Fellows include

Our Fellows have contributed to creating a better educated, more thoughtful, and more inclusive America. Learn more in the video above.
If you’d like to support the expanded mission, consider a gift to Citizens & Scholars.


The Institute for Citizens & Scholars

This new identity reflects the organization’s twin commitments: to strengthen American education and to rebuild a flourishing civil society. Citizens & Scholars is the new name of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.

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