James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation

James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation was established by Congress in 1986 for the purpose of improving teaching about the United States Constitution in secondary schools.
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The Foundation is an independent agency of the federal government. This foundation offers $24,000 graduate fellowships to secondary level teacher of American history, government and civics.

Mission: Offering graduate fellowships for secondary teachers of history and government.

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10/31/2020
Pamela Cummings - Teaching American History

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Pam Cummings, 2018 Madison Fellow for Arkansas and a student in the Master of Arts in American History and Government program, chooses her elective courses “strategically.” She looks for those that will deepen her understanding of the period of history she teaches. At Benton High School in Arkan...

Congratulations to Alison B. Russell, ’16 (MD), who has completed all of the requirements of the James Madison Fellowshi...
10/28/2020

Congratulations to Alison B. Russell, ’16 (MD), who has completed all of the requirements of the James Madison Fellowship. Alison graduated from the American University, Washington, D.C., with a Master's of Arts of Public History degree, and she is a teacher at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Congratulations to Alison B. Russell, ’16 (MD), who has completed all of the requirements of the James Madison Fellowshi...
10/28/2020

Congratulations to Alison B. Russell, ’16 (MD), who has completed all of the requirements of the James Madison Fellowship. Alison graduated from the American University, Washington, D.C., with a Master's of Arts of Public History degree, and she is a teacher at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, Maryland.

10/22/2020

A James Madison Fellow from Florida speaks about her fellowship.

$24,000 graduate fellowships for secondary history, government and civics teachers.
10/08/2020

$24,000 graduate fellowships for secondary history, government and civics teachers.

10/05/2020

Christopher Evans, '18 (AZ), speaks about his experience being a James Madison Fellow.

Congratulations to Elizabeth Harrison Jones, ‘17 (AR), who has completed all of the requirements of the James Madison Fe...
09/24/2020

Congratulations to Elizabeth Harrison Jones, ‘17 (AR), who has completed all of the requirements of the James Madison Fellowship. Elizabeth graduated from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville with a Master’s of Art’s in Teaching degree in social studies and she is a teacher at Episcopal Collegiate School in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Congratulations to Bethany A. Horning, ‘16 (ND), who has completed all of the requirements of the James Madison Fellowsh...
09/23/2020

Congratulations to Bethany A. Horning, ‘16 (ND), who has completed all of the requirements of the James Madison Fellowship. Bethany graduated from Ashland University with a Master’s of Art’s in Teaching degree in American History & Government and she is a teacher at Century High School in Bismarck, North Dakota.

Ashland MAHG

Congratulations to Gregory J. Balan, ‘16 (FL), who has completed all of the requirements of the James Madison Fellowship...
09/22/2020

Congratulations to Gregory J. Balan, ‘16 (FL), who has completed all of the requirements of the James Madison Fellowship. Greg graduated from Ashland University with a Master’s of Art’s degree in American history & government and he is a teacher at Riverdale High school in Fort Myers, Florida.

Ashland MAHG

Nearly every justice of the United States Supreme Court has spoken to the James Madison Fellows at one time or another, ...
09/19/2020

Nearly every justice of the United States Supreme Court has spoken to the James Madison Fellows at one time or another, and certainly, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg did so on several occasions. Our James Madison Fellows found Justice Ginsburg to be brilliant and thought-provoking, and they loved her witty sense of humor. The High Court and our nation have benefitted greatly from the commitment and service that Justice Ginsburg has given to the law and to the rights of all Americans. The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation sends our deepest condolences to the Ginsburg family during this time of sorrow.

Congratulations to Jada Kohlmeier '92 (KS), professor of secondary social studies education at Auburn University, and St...
09/18/2020

Congratulations to Jada Kohlmeier '92 (KS), professor of secondary social studies education at Auburn University, and Steven Brown, professor of political science, were awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Grant in the amount of $175,00.00 for Citizens Fighting for Civil Rights: The Places, Faces, and Cases that Changed a Nation.

Congratulations to Rob Schulte, ’19 (NJ), who was recently awarded the New Jersey Council for the Social Studies "Teache...
09/18/2020

Congratulations to Rob Schulte, ’19 (NJ), who was recently awarded the New Jersey Council for the Social Studies "Teacher of the Year Award." Rob teaches at Neptune High School, in Neptune, New Jersey. What a great honor for Rob!

Pace-Gilder Lehrman Masters in American History Program (student group)

Written September 17, 1787, and ratified in 1788.
09/17/2020

Written September 17, 1787, and ratified in 1788.

Our $24,000 graduate fellowships are available to secondary teachers of American history, government, and civics.  Visit...
09/17/2020

Our $24,000 graduate fellowships are available to secondary teachers of American history, government, and civics. Visit jamesmadison.gov.

Constitution Day is September 17th.  Here are some ideas to help teachers prepare for Constitution Day.
09/15/2020
Constitution Day

Constitution Day is September 17th. Here are some ideas to help teachers prepare for Constitution Day.

September 17th is Constitution Day, commemorating the day in 1787 when, at the end of a long hot summer of discussion, debate and deliberation, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed America’s most important document.

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09/11/2020
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The application portal will open on Constitution Day, September 17, 2020.

The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation was established by Congress in 1986 for the purpose of improving teaching about the United States Constitution in secondary schools.

New Frederick Douglass-James Madison Fellowship is Announced.The new Frederick Douglass-James Madison Fellowship is a pr...
09/08/2020

New Frederick Douglass-James Madison Fellowship is Announced.

The new Frederick Douglass-James Madison Fellowship is a privately funded, $24,000 graduate fellowship, offered to people of color who are United States citizens and who are secondary level teachers or prospective teachers of American history, American government or civics to earn a master’s degree studying the Constitution.

This fellowship aims to encourage people of color to become outstanding teachers and emulate Frederick Douglass himself as a constitutional scholar. With this new education, they will be able to take this knowledge into their classrooms. The awardee of this fellowship will be required to follow all of the rules and regulations of a traditional James Madison Fellowship.

Those who would like to compete for the Frederick Douglass-James Madison Fellowship should mark the appropriate box on the fellowship application. Candidates will only compete against others who have also marked this box. Once the Frederick Douglass-James Madison Fellowship awardee is selected by the Fellowship Selection Committee, all remaining applicants will compete in their own home state competition for standard James Madison Fellowships.

Congratulations to Deborah S. Lorence ‘14 (AK), who has completed all of the requirements of the James Madison Fellowshi...
08/28/2020

Congratulations to Deborah S. Lorence ‘14 (AK), who has completed all of the requirements of the James Madison Fellowship. Debbie graduated from Ashland University with a Master of Art’s degree in American History & Government and she is a teacher at Glennallen High School in Glennallen, Alaska.

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Ashland MAHG

Congratulations to Jennifer L. Wilkosz ‘12 (CT), who has completed all of the requirements of the James Madison Fellowsh...
08/27/2020

Congratulations to Jennifer L. Wilkosz ‘12 (CT), who has completed all of the requirements of the James Madison Fellowship. Jennifer graduated from Central Connecticut State University with a Master of Art’s degree in history and she is a teacher at Berlin High School in Berlin, Connecticut.

Central Connecticut State University
Berlin High School

Congratulations to Brittany J. Sylvester ’16 (UT), who has completed all of the requirements of the James Madison Fellow...
08/26/2020

Congratulations to Brittany J. Sylvester ’16 (UT), who has completed all of the requirements of the James Madison Fellowship. Brittany graduated from the University of Utah with a Master of Education degree in Teacher Leadership with an emphasis in American Government and she is a teacher at Cyprus High School in Magna, Utah.

The University of Utah
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Congratulations to Marc S. Ostrowski ‘15 (MO), who has completed all of the requirements of the James Madison Fellowship...
08/25/2020

Congratulations to Marc S. Ostrowski ‘15 (MO), who has completed all of the requirements of the James Madison Fellowship. Marc graduated from Ashland University with a Master of Art’s in Teaching degree, in history and government, and is a teacher at Marquette High School in Chesterfield, Missouri.

Ashland MAHG
Marquette High School (Chesterfield, Missouri)

Congratulations to Kelli A. Peters ‘16 (NC), who has completed all of the requirements of the James Madison Fellowship. ...
08/24/2020

Congratulations to Kelli A. Peters ‘16 (NC), who has completed all of the requirements of the James Madison Fellowship. Kelli graduated from the University of North Carolina, Charlotte with a Master of Art’s degree in history and is a teacher at Willie L. Brown Jr., Middle School in San Francisco, California.

Willie L. Brown Jr. Middle School
UNC Charlotte

Congratulations to Kurt J. Siebenthal ‘13 (CO), who has completed all of the requirements of the James Madison Fellowshi...
08/20/2020

Congratulations to Kurt J. Siebenthal ‘13 (CO), who has completed all of the requirements of the James Madison Fellowship. Kurt graduated from the University of Colorado, Denver with a Master of Art’s degree in history and he is a teacher at Rangeview High School in Aurora, Colorado.

Rangeview High School
University of Colorado Denver

Congratulations to Barbara Taylor, '19 (CO), who has just been named the 2020 History Teacher of the Year for Colorado b...
08/14/2020

Congratulations to Barbara Taylor, '19 (CO), who has just been named the 2020 History Teacher of the Year for Colorado by The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History in New York City. Barbara is a teacher at Pomona High School in Arvada, Colorado. What a great honor for Barbara!

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

Congratulations to Christina Cote-Reinhart, '07 (MT), for being named the 2020 Gilder Lehrman Teacher of the Year for Mo...
08/13/2020
Gardiner teacher honored for making history come alive

Congratulations to Christina Cote-Reinhart, '07 (MT), for being named the 2020 Gilder Lehrman Teacher of the Year for Montana. Christina is a teacher at Reinhart Gardiner Public School in Gardiner, Montana.

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

https://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/news/gardiner-teacher-honored-for-making-history-come-alive/article_dd58d40f-dcf8-5903-a340-d328aad8bb68.html

History teacher Christina Cote-Reinhart is amazed at how many parents tell her they hated history in school and are surprised that their kids actually like her class.

Congratulations to Darlene James ‘15 (UT), who has completed all of the requirements of the James Madison Fellowship.  D...
08/04/2020

Congratulations to Darlene James ‘15 (UT), who has completed all of the requirements of the James Madison Fellowship. Darlene graduated from Ashland University with a Master’s of Arts degree in American History & Government, and she is a teacher at Herriman High in Herriman, Utah.

Master of Arts in American History and Government at Ashland University

Congratulations to Winifred S. Anderson ‘14 (MN), who has completed all of the requirements of the James Madison Fellows...
08/03/2020

Congratulations to Winifred S. Anderson ‘14 (MN), who has completed all of the requirements of the James Madison Fellowship. Win graduated from Ashland University with a Master’s of Arts degree in American History & Government, and she is a teacher at Sauk Rapids-Rice High School in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota.

Ashland MAHG

A group of James Madison Fellows has just concluded a two week, The Bill of Rights Institute Virtual Summer Institute (J...
07/31/2020

A group of James Madison Fellows has just concluded a two week, The Bill of Rights Institute Virtual Summer Institute (July 20-31), entitled, "Justice and the Judicial Branch."

Congratulations to Catherine M. Saks, '02 (OR), who has just been named the 2020 History Teacher of the Year for Oregon ...
07/31/2020

Congratulations to Catherine M. Saks, '02 (OR), who has just been named the 2020 History Teacher of the Year for Oregon by The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History in New York City. What a great honor for Cathy!

Congratulations to Catherine M. Saks, '02 (OR), who has just been named the 2020 History Teacher of the Year for Oregon ...
07/31/2020

Congratulations to Catherine M. Saks, '02 (OR), who has just been named the 2020 History Teacher of the Year for Oregon by The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History in New York City. What a great honor for Cathy!

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www.jamesmadison.gov. The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation offers $24,000 James Madison Graduate Fellowships to individuals desiring to become outstanding teachers of the American Constitution at the secondary school level. Fellowship applicants compete only against other applicants from the states of their legal residence. As funding permits, the Foundation plans to offer one fellowship per state per year. Applications are available at the Foundation’s website.

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