Leadership Programs

Our work in the area of Government Leadership involves preparing the next generation of political and governmental leaders. We have recruited students who have graduated from Valley high schools and attending California State University campuses in Fresno, Bakersfield and Stanislaus, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, as well as UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Merced and UCLA.  Our programs include:

This $56,000 Fellowship annually funds up to three Valley students to attend the nation’s best graduate programs in public policy, public administration or regional and urban planning with the requirement that, after graduation, they return to the Valley to apply what they have learned.

Please note that special consideration will be given to former Maddy Legislative Interns and alumni, as well as applicants from the San Joaquin Valley: Kern, Kings, Tulare, Fresno, Madera, Merced, San Joaquin, and Stanislaus counties. On-line programs do not qualify for this Fellowship.

Apply Now for fellowship program, deadline February 28th, 2020

This program funds two to four scholar interns in legislative offices in Washington, D.C every summer.

This funds scholar two to four scholar interns in legislative offices in Sacramento every summer.

Annually, this program funds approximately 30 scholar interns in legislative offices throughout the year in the San Joaquin Valley.

For additional  information such a scholarship amount and other please go to our FAQs.

Apply Now for the Legislative Internship programs or download the Application Form, deadline May 8th, 2020.