The David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History awards research fellowships annually. These fellowships support new research related to the White House, its occupants, workers, staff, and/or its fine and decorative arts collections. Early career scholars, as well as doctoral candidates and students, are encouraged to apply.
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.
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.
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 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.