The 2019 Public Rights Project Fellowship Application is now closed. Please fill out the form below to receive a notification when the Public Rights Project Fellowship application reopens in early 2020 for the 2020-2022 cycle.

process & deadlines

Below are the key steps in our application process and the general timeline. Please stay tuned for specific dates and instructions for next year’s application.

March Application Opens

May Application Closes

June Semi-Finalist Candidate Video Interviews

July Finalist Candidate In-person Interviews

Late-July Fellowships Offered

September Fellowship Orientation

application requirements

Applicants will be required to submit a resume, a writing sample, and three short essay responses. At a later stage of our selection process, you may be asked to provide three professional references. At that stage, only one academic reference will permitted; the other two should be from the workplace. More details about our application, including opportunities to learn more about our selection process, will be available in early 2020.


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