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Call for Applications: 2018 Founders' Fellows Class


The Founders' Fellows program is now accepting applications for its 2018 class! Applicants undergo a rigorous review process, competing for 25 available spots. You must receive a letter of recommendation from an ASPA member in good standing to qualify as a candidate for the program. 

Applicants must submit a resume, personal statement, essay and their nominator’s information and recommendation letter as part of their application. A completed application will include: 

  • An application information form
  • A list of career and research interests
  • A resume or CV
  • A personal statement
  • An essay (more details are provided in the online application)
  • Your nominator's letter of recommendation - make sure to upload the letter. An application is incomplete without the letter of recommendation

Eligibility requirements:

  • All applicants must be a member in good standing and
  • Be a currently enrolled student (Master's or doctoral level) or a new professional (within three years of having graduated from an academic program)

All application packets are due to ASPA by Oct. 13, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Click here to access the application form.