Bill Archer Fellowship Program

The Bill Archer Fellowship 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 take part in classes focusing on policy, economics, and persuasion. Our students work with places such as the United Nations Information Centre, the U.S. Department of State, many offices within the White House and on the Hill, with federal agencies, and with non-profit organizations. Our selection process is rigorous, and we are afforded the opportunity to bring only the best representatives from throughout Texas.

Students who participate in the Bill Archer Fellowship Program can expect to have an exhausting, rewarding experience that will allow them to learn about how our federal government interacts within and outside itself. Students will make and maintain social and professional contacts that could help lead to continued internship opportunities and even jobs post-graduation. Our support network is already large, and our alumni base is growing constantly with core groups in Austin, Dallas, Washington, New York, and Boston.

If you are a student at U.T. Permian Basin, you may be eligible to apply for the Bill Archer Fellowship Program. Financial aid is available to those accepted to the program.

The 2019-2020 application is now closed; the 2020-2021 application opens the first full week of November 2019, and closes in February 2020.


A flyer about the Archer Fellowship Program is available here.

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