The ISF Congressional Policy Fellowship is a highly selective, nonpartisan program devoted to promoting and encouraging diversity and inclusion on Capitol Hill.  Through a 9 month fellowship, fellows will gain real-world experience working on legislative and public policy issues.

Fellows of this program will not only have access to Congressional members and staff within the halls of power, they will have the opportunity to work as a full-time staffer for 9 months conducting tasks such as policy research, meeting with special interest groups, drafting bills/speeches, and preparing the member for hearings, etc.


  • Muslim;
  • Graduated with an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited university;
  • A U.S. citizen, permanent resident of the United States or a DACA recipient
  • Minimum of one year of full-time professional experience in the field of policy. Two to three years of experience is preferred.
  • Applicants should have a proven commitment to a career in policy-making and public service.

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