The Betty Jane Narver Policy Fellowship Application
A unique opportunity for future policy leaders
The 2012- 2013 Fellowship has been filled. Please check back Spring 2013 for information on the application process for 2013-2014.
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
biweekly 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 2012 through April 2013 (this is flexible).
The deadline to apply was Friday, September 7, 2012. Applicants will be contacted within 10 days. 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)