Presidential Graduate Opportunities for Leadership Development (GOLD) Fellowship

by Vash Doshi, Graduate Career Peer
Wednesday, October 02, 2019 1:36 PM

The UC Center Sacramento (UCCS) announces the Presidential GOLD Fellowship. This program offers doctoral-level graduate students in any academic discipline an opportunity to spend a quarter, semester, or summer term in residence in Sacramento for the purpose of conducting public policy research on issues germane to California, engaging with state policymakers, and supporting undergraduate education at UCCS. Fellowship recipients receive a stipend plus assistance with in-state tuition and fees. Selection will be based on a combination of demonstrated interest and experience in public policy and/or public service, academic accomplishment, and evidence of exceptional communication skills. 

Submissions should be made no later than October 21, 2019 and should include:

• Description of public policy research interests (500 words max)
• Current CV
• Teaching evaluations from last two quarters/semesters
• Letter of recommendation from a supervising professor

For additional information and to see the FAQs for this fellowship please visit: 

GOLD Fellowship FAQs

Please submit all materials (letter of recommendation sent separately by professor) to Cindy Simmons, UCCS Associate Director, at, with the subject line “GOLD Fellowship.”