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Philip M. Dearborn & Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. Doctoral Fellowships

Each year, The Economic Club of Washington D.C. awards $30,000 in fellowships to students pursuing doctoral degrees. The Philip M. Dearborn Fellowship and two fellowships named in honor of past Economic Club president Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., are presented to doctoral candidates pursuing degrees in the fields of economics, finance, and business. Each of the three fellowships awards the recipient $10,000.

The Philip M. Dearborn Fellowship is the Club’s oldest fellowship named in honor of Philip M. Dearborn, a leading authority on urban finance, intergovernmental finance, and regional economic development.

The additional fellowships are awarded in the name of Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., who served as President of the Economic Club from 2004 to 2008. During his tenure, Vernon Jordan significantly increased the Club’s stature as a critical forum for the exploration of pressing economic and financial issues.

If you have questions or comments about the fellowship, please contact Linda Larson at