Summer Fellowship

Hudson Institute Political Studies offers a fellowship in political theory and practice to outstanding undergraduates and recent graduates that will broaden and deepen their understanding of public policy and American political principles. It combines the rigorous study of politics and political thought in a seminar setting, with policy workshops led by think tank scholars and experienced government officials, and also a distinguished speaker series of exemplary figures from public life.

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Program Overview

This program includes four components:

Rigorous seminars led by master teachers on topics in political theory and public policy.

A series of policy workshops led by policy analysts and experienced government officials.

distinguished speaker series where national leaders from government, business, journalism, the military, and the academy provide unmatched insight into the true nature of public service and the country’s most pressing issues.

series of outings and events, where students travel to places of national and historical interest in order to view politics through other lenses.


National Mall and Memorial Parks

Staff Ride of the Gettysburg Battlefield

Arlington National Cemetery

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

National Museum of African American History and Culture

National Gallery of Art