Applications for the 2019 Obama Foundation Fellowship opened Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 10am Central Time and will close on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 10am Central Time.
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Keep it brief and real: We’ve kept application fields short in order to encourage answers that are straightforward and authentic. We’re looking for writing that distills what’s important to you.
Don’t be afraid to brag: While it can feel uncomfortable to put yourself in the spotlight, we need to know why you are the right candidate for the Fellowship. We want to hear about your work, your impact, and your personal connection to your community.
Terms & Conditions
When you submit your application materials, you affirm that the information presented is accurate to the best of your knowledge. Applications are subject to additional research, reference checks, and vetting.
Selection at the Discretion of the Foundation
The Foundation shall select, at its sole discretion, which applicants advance in the Fellowship selection process.
By the submission of a Fellowship application, applicant grants to the Foundation an unrestricted right to use all or portions of the response, including all materials and/or accompanying information submitted, as it considers necessary or desirable in connection with the selection process. The Foundation makes no representations regarding confidentiality of information submitted in or in connection with the Fellowship application. Applicants are also subject to the Foundation’s Terms and Conditions.
The Foundation does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, veteran status, military discharge status, citizenship status or source of income or any other protected status. We encourage individuals 18 and over from all backgrounds to apply for this opportunity.
Attendance for the full duration of the four Fellows gatherings is mandatory. Fellows must also be able to meet the ongoing time commitments of the Fellowship. For more information on the time commitment involved, see our.