The Betty Jane Narver Policy Fellowship Application
A unique opportunity for future policy leaders
We are now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Betty Jane Narver Fellowship.
The fellowship is open to any currently enrolled graduate student in a college or university, and recent graduates with a master's degree or Ph.D.
Qualified applicants should have excellent written and oral communications skills, a commitment to accuracy and attention to detail, and a demonstrated interest in fiscal policy. To achieve our goal of training and supporting new voices in the policy arena, we’re especially interested in candidates from diverse backgrounds.
The fellow will receive a monthly stipend and be responsible for less than 20 hours a week. This position is not eligible for benefits. Reimbursable travel may be required to specific policy-related trainings chosen by the Budget & Policy Center. The fellowship will generally run from November 2014 through April 2015 (this is flexible).
The deadline to apply is Thursday, July 31st, 2014. Applicants will be contacted in August. If you have any questions, please contact Remy Trupin at remyt(at)budgetandpolicy.org. No phone calls please.
A completed application includes:
• Fellowship Application (including contact information for two references)
• Personal Statement on how government budget priorities and tax policies relate to low and moderate income households in America. Wherever possible, indicate how your personal background has influenced your views. Feel free to also address your commitment to improving the well-being of low and moderate income communities and families, policy areas that are of particular interest to you, and your experience working with diverse communities. (500 words or less)
• College transcript (unofficial transcript will be accepted)