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JFEW Eleanor Roosevelt Scholars Program

The Jewish Foundation for the Education of Women (JFEW) Eleanor Roosevelt Scholars Program is a two-year scholarship program that provides qualified candidates opportunity to explore careers in public policy and public service. Competitively-selected scholars receive tuition assistance, mentorship, a paid summer internship in New York, a three day seminar in Washington, D.C., dedicated workshops, and invitations to special events at the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute.

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Eva Kastan Grove Fellowship

The Grove Fellowship Program provides students with an opportunity to learn from Grove Leaders, accomplished public policy and human rights figures who spend a semester mentoring and facilitating discussions among Grove Fellows. Grove Fellows work with a Grove Leader and a cohort of up to five students to complete a project that advances public policy and human rights locally, nationally or globally.

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Kheel Fellowship

A $450,000 gift from the Nurture Nature Foundation established the Theodore Kheel Fellowship in Transportation Policy at the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College. Named for the legendary New York lawyer, labor mediator and environmentalist, the Kheel Fellow helps develop a transportation plan for New York that can serve as an international model. Student reasearch assistants are selected on a competitive basis to assist for one semester with this research project, and receive a stipend.

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