Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) Fellowship Programs


Please consult the program website to confirm details, including applicable deadlines.

Program Purpose: 
The Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies offers fellowships under three programs that place college graduates and graduate students or professionals with a commitment to the Asian American or Pacific Islander communities into Washington, D.C. congressional offices, federal agencies, or nonprofit agencies for nine months of hands-on research and public policy work.
Program Benefits: 
Fellows receive health insurance plus a $20,000 stipend for the nine-month period.
Applicant Profile: 
Applicants must have a demonstrated interest in public policy issues of Asian Pacific Islander American communities.
Must have a bachelor's or graduate degree.
U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Program Deadline: 
Usually in March.
How To Apply: 
Students or alumni, as applicable, may apply directly to this program. Applicants are encouraged, however, to work with SF State's fellowship advisor well in advance of the program deadline to perfect their application essays and other materials.