Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) Congressional Fellowship Program

Website: APAICS


The APAICS Congressional Fellowship Program offers full-time legislative and public policy fellowships in Washington, DC, providing exceptional graduates and young professionals with an opportunity to work on policy issues as staff members in a congressional office. The program aims to build leadership skills, encourage political civic engagement, and foster a strong interest in public service careers. Additionally, the Fellowship Program offers a living stipend and health insurance, a mentorship program, access to the APAICS Alumni Network, and professional development opportunities throughout the year.


All applicants must:
-Have completed their undergraduate degree and/or have at least five years of public service experience prior to the program start date.
-Be U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, or individuals who are legally authorized to work full-time without restriction for any U.S. employer and who possess lawful evidence of employment authorization.

Note: Family members of the APAICS Board of Directors or National Advisory Council are prohibited from participating in any of APAICS' programs.

Student Type
  • graduate
Citizen Type
  • US Citizen
  • Permanent Resident

Required Documents
The following items are required as part of the application and should be uploaded below.
-Essay Responses
-Two Letters of Recommendation
-Academic Transcripts (official or unofficial accepted, if applicable)

Online application is available at: 

Contact Information


(202) 296-9200