Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) Congressional Fellows Program

A year-long fellowship during which fellows gain valuable experience from assisting in the development of legislative and public policy initiatives while working as congressional staff in Washington, DC. Fellows work 40 hours a week on a range of assignments including research and analysis, responding to constituent mail, drafting talking points and speeches for members, and coordinating logistics and public testimony for Congressional hearings. Provides $40,000 salary, plus benefits.


mid May

Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: None

Graduate: Masters Student, PhD Student, ABD Student

Award Type:
Scholarship / Fellowship

Award Period:
Post Graduate School

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Government/Public Service, Social Sciences

Additional Qualifications:
US citizen or work permit

Last Updated:
January 21, 2016

Last Updated: 6/8/16