The Eisenhower Institute is a nonpartisan organization dedicating to perpetuating Dwight D. Eisenhower’s legacy by fostering integrity and trust in the federal government, promoting broader understanding of democracy, and supporting leadership in public service. The Institute desires to encourage and assist promising individuals to pursue studies and research in fields such as: history, government, economics, business administration, and international affairs, so they may provide informed leadership in the conduct of our national life.
The Clifford Roberts Graduate Fellowship is a $10,000 award that supports research dealing with the role of government in a free society, public service, public policy, and improved understanding of America’s role in world affairs. The Institute desires to encourage and assist promising individuals to pursue studies and research in fields such as: history, government, economics, business administration, and international affairs.
Applicants must be enrolled in an approved Ph.D. program at one of the following institutions: Columbia University, Cornell University, Harvard University, Princeton University, Stanford University, Tufts University (The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy), University of Chicago, University of Kansas, University of Texas at Austin, University of Virginia, Vanderbilt University, or Washington University at St. Louis.
Candidates must have an approved research proposal prior to applying, with an expected completion date.
All students in good academic standing from the aforementioned universities are eligible to apply, regardless of U.S. citizenship or residency.