Impact Fellowship Admissions

The multi-step Impact Fellowship selection process helps us identify applicants who meet our eligibility guidelines, have the potential to drive impact for our partner organizations, and can contribute meaningfully to our network.

Impact Fellowship: Application is now open. Apply by April 1 for priority consideration. Read about our 10 application tips for success here!

 

2020 PRIORITY ROUND 

For projects starting between July - September

2020 FINAL ROUND

For projects starting between August - September

Online Application

Application closed on April 1

Application closed on May 19

We’re looking forward to reviewing your application! We want to learn more about you and will assess if you’ll be a good fit for the Impact Fellowship by reviewing your academic and work history, geographic preferences, resume, and ensuring you meet our eligibility requirements. Please don’t forget to read our blog post on how to ace your application!

Work Exercise

Due one week after receipt

You'll learn if you're advancing to an in-depth interview by mid-April

Due 4 days after receipt

You'll learn if you're advancing to an in-depth interview by early June

Your application for the Impact Fellowship will not be complete until you complete a 90 minute performance task involving data, which will give you a taste of the kinds of challenges you’ll tackle and the skills you’ll leverage in a placement. While we understand that not all candidates are data analyst, all of our projects require that candidates demonstrate a baseline familiarity with data. 

In-Depth Interview

March - April

You'll learn if you're advancing to a group interview by early-May

May - June

You'll learn if you're advancing to a group interview by mid-June

We’re looking forward to connecting with you one-on-one! If you advance to this stage, you’ll interview with an EP Alum or an EP staff member. In order to sign up for an interview, you’ll first need to submit contact information for two references.

Your 45-60 minute interview gives you an opportunity to further expand on the information you provided on your application and to demonstrate and discuss your interpersonal skills. The interview also gives you the opportunity to learn more about Education Pioneers and to ask questions about the Fellowship and the selection process. 

Group Interview

mid-May

late-June*

  • Attend a virtual interview with other candidates
  • Interact with EP staff and other candidates to preview EP programming and the cohort experience

Finalist Notification

May*

early-July*

  • Learn whether you're invited to become a finalist for fellowship opportunities in our matching and placement process
Finalists move into matching and placement.

 

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