Frédéric Bastiat Fellowship Application

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The Frédéric Bastiat Fellowship is a fellowship for graduate students interested in public policy. Fellowships are awarded to graduate students attending master’s, juris doctoral, and doctoral programs in a variety of fields including economics, law, political science, and public policy. If you have any questions, email
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Please upload a 1-2 page cover letter explaining your interest in the program. It should include a description of your graduate school career to date, a description of your research and your research interests, a description of your familiarity with Mercatus public policy research, and a description of what you hope to get out of the program.

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