Founded in 2001, the Archer Center is where Texas meets the world. As the Washington, D.C., campus of The University of Texas System, the Archer Center provides talented undergraduate and graduate students from across The UT System with the opportunity to live, learn, and intern in Washington, D.C.
The Graduate Archer Fellowship Program
The Graduate Archer Fellowship Program was established in 2010 by The University of Texas System as a way to bring graduate students studying policy and politics to our nation’s capital to learn about the federal government and public service. The program consists of living and working in the heart of Washington, D.C., during the summer. Selection is based on a competitive process, and we are pleased to be able to offer this experience to highly motivated graduate, doctoral, medical, and law students of The University of Texas System.
The Summer 2019 Graduate Archer Fellowship Program application will open on September 10 2018. The application deadline for the Summer 2019 Graduate Program in Public Policy is Monday, November 5, 2018, by 11:59pm Central Standard Time (CST). Students selected as Fellows will be notified on or by Wednesday, December 12, 2018.
The Summer 2019 Graduate Archer Fellowship Program will run from May 19 through August 10 in the nation's capital.
The Archer Fellowship Program for Undergraduates
The Archer Fellowship Program was established by The University of Texas System in conjunction with former U.S. Representative Bill Archer as a way to bring highly motivated and accomplished students to Washington, D.C., to participate in varied internships and attend classes focusing on policy, history, and advocacy. Selection is based on a competitive application process, and each cohort of Archer Fellows is comprised of the best and brightest students from across the UT System.
The Archer Fellowship Program application opens on November 9, 2018 and the deadline for the 2019-2020 academic year is Friday, February 15, 2019, by 11:59pm Central Standard Time (CST). Finalists will be notified on or before March 4, 2019, and will be invited to participate in an on-campus interview between February 27 and March 27. Students selected to participate in the program will be notified on or before Friday, April 5, 2019.
Please note: You may enter your application as often as you like between it's open date and the deadline. We encourage you to create your application account as soon as possible, so that you can send an official recommendation request notification to your recommenders long before the deadline. Further instructions for registering your recommenders can be found within the application once you set up your account. You are also strongly encouraged to read all application instructions on the Archer Center website.