Become a Culver Fellow

2016 seniors w Sen CulverEach year, a select group of incoming students with a passion for politics, history, debate or public service will be awarded a renewable annual scholarship in the range of $16,000 to $20,000. Public service may include contributions made within the context of volunteer work, elected office, government service and civic education. In addition to the scholarship, Culver Fellows are the student leaders of the John C. Culver Public Policy Center who are involved in all aspects of the center’s work on campus and in the broader community.


Applications for the fall 2018 incoming class will be due on February 1, 2018.

Click here to view the 2017 application form.

For more information on the John C. Culver Fellows program contact:

Simpson College Office of Admissions: 800-362-2454 or

Seth Andersen, Director, Culver Public Policy Center: 515-961-1354 or