Applying for the Fellowship for Emerging Leaders in Public Service

Thank you for your interest in NYU Wagner's Fellowship for Emerging Leaders in Public Service.

Applications are closed for the 2014 Fellowship class. The application for the 2015 Fellowship, which begins in November 2014, will be available here by mid-July 2014. Applications will be due in early September 2014. The information below pertains to the closed 2014 Fellowship but is available for your reference.


1. To see if you are eligible for the program and to submit the strongest possible application, please start by reviewing the Eligibility Requirements on the right. If you have additional questions, please see the Frequently Asked Questions page.

2. Complete the Application Form (link will be available in July 2014), including uploading your resume and a short personal statement.

3. Once you have submitted your application, you will receive a confirmation page with a link to the Recommendation Form to share with your supervisor. The letter of recommendation must be submitted online by noon on September 5, 2013. Out of fairness to all candidates, we cannot accept late submissions.

4. All applicants should reserve the full day on Saturday, November 2, 2013, for the kick-off Orientation. If you are unable to attend all of Orientation, we encourage you to apply for the program next year.

5. We will notify all candidates of acceptance decisions by October 1, 2013. Those accepted will receive the necessary information about how to pay the program fee of $500, which is due by October 24, 2013.  

Thank you again for your interest in the program. We look forward to receiving your application and to a wonderful fellowship year!