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The Carl Albert Center is now taking applications for its Civic Engagement Fellowships! This fellowship pays $1600 per year (or $800/semester) and requires 8-10 hours of work each week. This semester will involve especially exciting work due to the debates and election. Apply Now

Interested in politics? Apply for the Carl Albert Center's the Capitol Scholars Program. Approximately 15 OU undergraduate students will be placed in politics- and/or policy-related internships in and around the Oklahoma Legislature. The internship experience will be enriched through weekly seminars and briefings with state leaders. Learn More

Considering a Ph.D. in political science? Our Graduate Fellowship Program might be a good fit for you! Each Fellow pursues a rigorous and individualized program of study while working closely with faculty. The fellowship is a four or five-year program leading to the acquisition of the Ph.D. degree in cooperation with the Department of Political Science at The University of Oklahoma. Learn More

The Carl Albert Center accepts applications on a rolling basis for its Visiting Scholars Research Grant Program. The grant provides funding for on-site research in the Congressional Collections to support the creation of monographs, journal articles, books, theses, and dissertations. Learn More

Throughout 2015 and 2016, the Oklahoma Humanities Council funded exhibit WATER: Congressional Representation to Protect a Precious Resource, will travel to locations around Oklahoma. The exhibit is currently at the Pioneer Library SystemLearn More

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The Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center is a unique and nonpartisan institution that strengthens representative democracy through scholarship, learning, and service.  Established in 1979 by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and the Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma, the center is a living tribute to the ideals, leadership, and accomplishments of the Honorable Carl Albert, native Oklahoman, University of Oklahoma alumnus, Rhodes Scholar, 46th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.  

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