Experience Washington, D.C.

Fellows with Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

The purpose of The French American Fund is to give graduate students and early mid-career researchers in international relations a unique opportunity to learn about Capitol Hill, U.S. Congress and Senate, as well as the American legislative process. Fellowships in the House of Representatives and Senate run from late August to December or from January to May.
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NEW The 'Young Executives' Program

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As of July 2017 and with the assistance of legal experts from Poblete-Tamargo LLP, The French American Fund also operates in the United States where its Young Executives program- based on the study of international law and world trade agreements is open to multinational corporations with transatlantic links to France. 

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Patrons logos Gala Nov 17, 2016

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Message from Congressman Alan Lowenthal (DCA-47) in regard to the Nohemi Gonzalez Scholarship. 

A message from Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (RFL-27) to future Congressional interns.

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