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Application guidelines

Fellows will apply through our application portal by submitting:

  • Candidate Statement, of no more than two pages, that includes:         
    • Academic or professional background
    • Any specific experience or involvement with scientific collaboration or community-building
    • Reasons for interest in the Community Engagement Fellows Program
    • Two examples of community-building projects they've been involved with
  • CV or resume of no more than 2 pages     
  • An up-to-date job description or a description of current role and responsibilities
  • Supervisor’s Support Statement that addresses the supervisor’s support of the candidate attending three in-person trainings in Washington, DC, monthly webinars, and 15% of their time on fellowship related activity (trainings and webinars included)
  • Names and contact details of referees (one may be the current supervisor)

Upon being "long-listed" for the fellowship, applicants will be required to: 

  • Attend an online interview; and
  • Submit a Supervisor Questionnaire that clarifies their organization's community goals during the fellowship year.

Online interviews with long-listed applicants will take place in Fall 2018.