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Capital Fellows Programs

Application Process

All applications can be obtained online at:

Applicants may apply to more than one program depending on their interests. Each program is unique to the branch of government it serves. Only apply to the programs that truly interest you, and make sure you individualize each application.

For each individual fellowship, applicants must submit an online application (, college transcripts, three letters of recommendation, a policy statement on a topic outlined in the application and a personal statement.

Semifinalists must be present for a personal interview in Sacramento or Los Angeles in late April and early May, and final selections are made in late May.

Application Deadline

All applications can be obtained online at:



Capital Fellows Programs

Claire Bunch, Outreach Coordinator
Center for California Studies, Sacramento State
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6081
Phone: 916-278-6906


Number of Interns: 51 to 100
Compensation/Benefits: Academic Credit, Stipend
Duration: 6 to 12 months
Academic Level: Recent College Graduates, Graduate Students, Business School Students, Law School Students


Sacramento, CA