IOP Fellows-in-Residence Application

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Fellow at the UChicago Institute of Politics. The Institute of Politics Fellows Program presents a unique opportunity for leading political practitioners (e.g. former elected officials, campaign strategists, journalists, and policy makers) to be in residence at the University of Chicago during an academic quarter. These accomplished practitioners will draw on their first-hand experiences, research and professional networks to give insightful and unique perspective on politics and policy in action. In an effort to form the strongest, most diverse Fellows cohorts possible, Fellows are selected via our online application process and through targeted recruitment.

Applications for Fall 2017 are due May 1, 2017. Applications for Spring 2018 will be due Nov. 1, 2017. Please contact Alicia Sams, our Director of the Fellows Program, with any questions or for more information. 


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