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The State Policy Fellowship Program supports a diverse generation of future leaders in shaping state policies and fiscal choices that affect disadvantaged families and communities.

Fellowship Sponsors:

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

The State Priorities Partnership>

Who Can Apply?

Eligible candidates must have received a graduate degree in public policy, public affairs, economics, law, social work, public health, or a related field within the past 1-2 years, or expect to receive a degree before August 1, 2014; must have a strong academic record; and must be eligible to work full-time in the United States for the two-year duration of the program.

Candidates should have an interest in state fiscal policy and a commitment to improving the welfare of low- and moderate-income households. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience with, or demonstrate a strong interest in, working with low-income or diverse communities.

Learn more about the Fellowship Locations