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.

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2018 PRIORITY ROUND 

For projects starting between July - September

2018 FINAL ROUND

For projects starting between August - September

Online Application

Applications closed on March 14

    Applications closed on May 30

      • Ensure you meet our eligibility requirements
      • Submit personal and academic information, work history
      • Upload PDF of 1-page resume
      • You’ll receive a work exercise soon after submitting your application

      Work Exercise

      Due one week after receipt

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

        Due 4 days after receipt

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

          • 90-minute performance task
          • Demonstrate the skills and experiences you've developed through your career and other experiences
          • Exercise invitations are extended based on your professional and academic background

          In-Depth Interview

          March - April

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

            May - June

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

              • Complete a 45-60 minute one-on-one interview with an EP staff member or Alum 
              • Tell us more about your professional skills and expertise, leadership qualities, and interest in education and EP
              • Ask questions about the Impact Fellowship and selection process 
              • Submit contact information for two professional references before you interview

               

              Group Interview

              mid-April*

              • Boston: Monday, 4/30

              • Chicago: Wednesday, 5/2

              • New York: Wednesday, 5/2

              • Oakland: Wednesday, 5/2

              late-June*

              • Boston: Friday, 6/22

              • DC: Monday, 6/25

              • NYC: Monday, 6/25

              • Chicago: Tuesday, 6/26

              • Oakland: Thursday, 6/28

              • Attend an in-person or virtual interview with other candidates
              • Interact with EP staff and Alumni to get a preview of EP programming

              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.

              *More specific dates will be added as they're available.

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