American University creates meaningful change in the world. With highly ranked schools and colleges and internationally recognized faculty, AU offers a balance between class time and career-advancing experience in Washington, D.C., and beyond. Its students, among the country's most politically active, distinguish themselves for their service, leadership, and ability to rethink global and domestic challenges and opportunities.
The School of Communication at American University is among the nation's top communication schools, with researchers, students and programs focusing on the intersection of media, technology and society. A leader in emerging and traditional media, SOC has programs ranging from journalism and strategic communication to media entrepreneurship, film and persuasive play.
Former on-campus partners include the Center for Latin American & Latino Studies at American University which advances and disseminates state-of-the-art research at the forefront of efforts to understand economic development, democratic governance, cultural diversity and change, peace and diplomacy, health, education and environmental well-being.
Read more information about American University fellowship recipients and the application process specific to the campus.