The White House Fellowship

“If the sparsely settled American colonies of the late 18th century could produce Washington, Jefferson, Adams, Monroe, Madison, Hamilton, Franklin, and others of superlative talent, breadth and statesmanship, should we not be able to produce in this generation ten times that number? "


David Rockefeller, First Chairman of the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships – April 1965

The White House Fellowship is a nonpartisan program that fosters and strengthens leaders for the betterment of our communities and nation.
Left: President Donald Trump greets the White House Fellows Class of 2017-18.  Right: President Barack Obama meets with the 2009-10 White House Fellows class.

Meet the Fellows

Fellows come from a range of fields and use their diverse backgrounds
to enrich the practice of public policy.

831

White House Fellows

70

Confirmed by the Senate

53

College Presidents / Deans

180

Business Leaders

60

Generals / Admirals

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