Scholarship Detail

California Senate Fellows Program

Program Information

Deadline Month: February
Application Deadline Dates: TBA
Award Amount: $2,627/month+benefits
The California Senate Fellows Program offers college graduates paid, full-time legislative staff experience for 11 months in the State Capitol. Associates also participate in weekly graduate seminars at California State University, Sacramento and receive monthly stipends, plus health and dental benefits. Fellows also earn 12 units of graduate credit from CSUS Government Department. There is no preferred major. Associates are expected to have strong interests in public policy and politics.
Type: Internship Program
Application Available: Organization Website

Eligibility Requirements

Class Level: Senior, Graduate Student
Area of Study: Arts and Humanities, Business, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Public Service, Social and Behavioral Sciences
Application Form: Yes
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, Other Visa Status

Submission Requirements

Application Form: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Transcript Description: All Colleges Attended
Letters of Rec: Yes
Letters of Rec Detail: 2
Resume: No
Personal Essay: Yes
Personal Essay Notes: Two statements discussing your life ambitions and why you are applying to the program.
Project Proposal: No
Financial Aid: No
Institutional Endorsement: No
Other Submission Requirements: No

Further Information

Mr. Daniel Friedlander
Program Director
California Senate Fellows Program State Capitol
Room 500
CA , 95 814
calstudies@csus.edu
(916) 278-5408; (916) 6514160