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Meet Our Current Fellows

American University

The White House Historical Association – American University (WHHA-AU) Public History Fellowship program was established in 2014. By partnering with American University’s Master of Arts in Public History Program, the Association offers full-time graduate students the opportunity to work with our organization during the academic year. In 2020, the Association and American University's Antiracist Research and Policy Center partnered to create a two-year fellowship that allows one full-time graduate student to work on the Association's Slavery in the President's Neighborhood initiative during their first year and with the ARPC during their second year.

Previous fellows have pursued public history careers at the Maryland Historical Society, History Associates, The Society of the Cincinnati, Gallagher & Associates, and The White House Historical Association.

Georgetown University

The White House Historical Association – Georgetown University (WHHA-GU) History Fellowship was established in 2019, with the first fellow beginning in fall 2020. By partnering with Georgetown University’s History Department, the Association offers full-time graduate students the opportunity to work on our Slavery in the President’s Neighborhood research initiative during the academic year.

The University of Alabama

The White House Historical Association – University of Alabama (WHHA-UA) summer internship was established in 2020. By partnering with Alabama’s History Department, the Association offers one full-time student, undergraduate or graduate, the opportunity to work with our organization during the summer.

The University of Southern California

The White House Historical Association – University of Southern California Price School (WHHA-USC) summer internship was established in 2018. By partnering with the Price School, the Association offers one full-time graduate student the opportunity to work with our organization during the summer.

The Hugh S. Sidey Scholarship

The Hugh S. Sidey Scholarship in Print Journalism at the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication was established in 2006 at Mr. Sidey’s alma mater, Iowa State University, by the White House Historical Association and Mr. David M. Rubenstein. Click here to learn more about the Hugh S. Sidey Scholarship.