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Coro Fellowship


Application period: August 30, 2021 to January 11, 2022 (11:59 p.m. PT)

Eligibility requirements:

  • Seniors and alumni  
  • International students eligible 
  • Strong leadership qualities 
  • Commitment to improving the democratic process 
  • Willingness to take risks and handle opposition 
  • Commitment to public service 

Award summary and conditions:  The Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs is a full-time, nine month, graduate-level experiential leadership training program that prepares diverse, intelligent and committed individuals for effective and ethical leadership in the public affairs arena. Unconventional by traditional academic standards, the Fellows Program is rigorous and demanding, an unparalleled opportunity for personal and professional growth. The Fellows Program is offered in Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh, San Francisco and St. Louis.

Application process: online (once application is started, it must be completed all at once)

Application requirements: 

  • Preliminary interest form 
  • Application form 
  • Curriculum vitae (2 pages max.) 
  • Essays (3) (750 word limit)
  • Letters of recommendation (2) 
  • Transcripts from all post-secondary academic institutions you have attended

Faculty representative: Director for Fellowships and Grants

National committee interview: Yes

Selection process and announcement dates: Candidates are notified in February if they are selected as finalists to participate in a daylong assessment that takes place in March or April. Finalists attend the assessment day at the Center that reviewed their application.

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