Several Madison Fellows conversing in the Kirby Center lounge.

The Madison Fellows program is open by competitive application to mid-to-senior-level professionals working in and around government who are seeking to influence national politics on the most important questions.

Application Requirements:

  • Resume
  • One Formal Letter of Recommendation (other references are welcome)
  • Statement of Interest (one-page)
  • Candidates may be contacted for an interview
  • Application Deadline for Class of 2023-2024 is Friday, July 7, 2023.

For more information, contact us at [email protected].

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Class of 2023-2024 Program 

All salons will take place from 6:30-8:30pm on the second Wednesday of each month, at the Allan P. Kirby Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship, throughout the ten-month fellowship program, unless otherwise noted.  Attendance and active participation during each session are mandatory.


Orientation Weekend | Friday Evening, September 29 - Sunday Morning, October 1, 2023 (Two nights away at resort located right outside of Washington, D.C.)

Salon I - Wednesday, October 11, 2023

Salon II - Wednesday, November 8, 2023

Salon III - Wednesday, December 13, 2023

Salon IV - Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Salon V - Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Salon VI - Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Salon VII - Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Salon VIII - Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Salon IX - Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Summer BBQ Optional - TBD