Fellowship Opportunities

Fellowship Opportunities

fellowship opportunities

Fellowship Opportunities

The Hoover Institution provides a wide range of opportunities for students, policy makers on Capitol Hill and in the executive branch, military veterans, and media professionals to take a sabbatical from their daily work duties, engage with the Hoover fellowship and scholars across the broader Stanford community, and broaden their perspectives on policy issues including international relations, economics, cyber security, health care, the environment, and more.

Fellowship Programs

Hoover Student Fellowship Program

Hoover Student Fellowship Program

The Hoover Student Fellowship is a three-semester program that offers Stanford undergraduates an opportunity to participate in academically enriching work at the Hoover Institution across key research and organizational areas.

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Veteran Fellowship Program

The Veteran Fellowship Program is a year-long nonresidential program for ten annual military veterans currently enjoying successful careers in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. The program aims to address critical challenges to public policy in these veterans’ communities with actionable solutions.

Economic Fellowship Program

Economic Fellowship Program

In the Economic Fellowship Program, Capitol Hill and executive branch officials are invited to six sessions over a four-month period in which fellows give presentations about the foundations of economic freedom, including the rule of law, separation of powers, property rights, free trade, patent protections, and limited government.

Media Fellowships

Media Fellowships

A bedrock of the Hoover Institution’s relationships with the news media is the William C. and Barbara Edward Media Fellows program, which grants journalists the opportunity to achieve a deeper understanding of the policy issues on which they report.

Stuart Family Congressional Fellowship Program

Stuart Family Congressional Fellowship Program

Through the Stuart Family Congressional Fellowship Program, the Hoover Institution convenes a group of congressional staffers twice per year at the Hoover facilities at Stanford University. Educational seminars led by fellows explore both the philosophical foundations of America’s founding principles as well as the mechanics of the policies themselves.

Silas Palmer Fellowship Program

Silas Palmer Fellowship Program

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives sponsors the Silas Palmer Fellowship and Research Grant Program, offering US undergraduate and graduate students $5,000 so that they can conduct research utilizing the Library & Archives’ vast collections of primary source materials.

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