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    EYE On the Economy


    The FTE Economic Barometer helps teachers and students readily locate and observe data of the U.S. economy.


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    2016 Walton Award Honoree

    Russell Roberts, PhD.

    Hoover Institution, Stanford University
    Library of Economics & Liberty, Liberty Fund Inc.

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    Held just days after the presidential election, the 2016 Leadership Conference will explore America’s post-election landscape and show you how TFAS and FTE are building responsible future leaders to lead our nation toward a brighter tomorrow.

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Alumni Opportunities

The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) sponsors semester and summer LIVE. LEARN. INTERN. programs based in Washington, DC. Each program includes courses for transferable credit from George Mason University, a guaranteed internship placement, furnished housing, guest lectures and site briefings as well as professional development and networking events.

Programs are offered in the following areas:

  • International Affairs
  • Public Policy + Economics
  • Journalism + Communications
  • Service + Community Leadership
  • Business + Government Affairs
  • Leadership + the American Presidency
  • Legal Studies (for 1L + 2L students only)

To learn more about the programs and application process please visit www.DCinternships.org. Special scholarship funding is available to alumni of FTE programs. Please email Dana Faught at dfaught@tfas.org to qualify for one of the FTE scholarship awards.