How to Apply: Policy Fellows

Thank you for your interest in the Policy Fellows program. 

We are currently accepting applications for the 2017-2018 cohort. Please carefully review the program information and FAQs section of our website before deciding whether to apply. 

Informational Webinar (April 2017): 45 minutes

View webinar recording here

Segment timestamps:

0:00 Program overview
10:30 Program components and expectations
19:40 Application and selection process
33:40 Scholarship process, program fee, employer support, benefits
39:53 Alumni network, alumni experience
43:25 Conclusion

To Apply:

Prepare the application form and essay and save it as a single Word or PDF document. Include your name on every page. 

When complete, please upload the document in Word or PDF format for online submission here.

You will also have the option of uploading an additional document as a supplement to your application, if you feel it is imperative (e.g. extended C.V., letter explaining unique circumstances, etc.), though this is not required.

You will be prompted online to indicate the names of the two people writing recommendation letters on your behalf.  If you have one or both of your recommendation letters in your possession, you may upload them as part of your online application. Alternatively, the letter writers may email them directly to

Further information about recommendation letters is available here. Please share this information with the individuals you would like to write letters of support for your application. 

All materials must be submitted by Thursday, June 1, 2017, for consideration. We will confirm with you when your application file is complete. This is a single round selection process; we do not conduct interviews. We intend to notify all applicants of our selection decisions by the end of July.

Further questions? Contact us at or 612-625-5340.