Impact Fellowship Admissions

The multi-step Impact Fellowship selection process helps us identify applicants who meet our eligibility requirements, 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 6 for Priority Round consideration. 

2021 Application Deadlines and Admissions Process

 

2021 PRIORITY ROUND 

For projects starting in August

2021 FINAL ROUND 

For projects starting in September and October

Online Application

Application deadline April 6

Application deadline May 4

Application deadline June 8

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 5 days after application submission

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

Due 5 days after application submission

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

Due 5 days after application submission

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

Your application for the Impact Fellowship will not be complete until you complete a 90 -120 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

April - May 

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 early-June

June - July 

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

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

late-May

mid-June

mid-July

We’re excited to give you the opportunity to preview a topic in the education field and the cohort experience through tackling a case study.

The group interview is conducted virtually and provides candidates an opportunity to debate and discuss a case study. As part of this process, candidates will get the opportunity to work alongside other applicants and get a preview of how Fellows engage and dialogue with their cohort peers during programming. 

Finalist Notification

early-June

late-June

late-July

  • Learn whether you're invited to become a finalist for fellowship opportunities 
Finalists move into the Onboarding stage, which includes matching and interviewing with Partners and potentially receiving a Fellowship offer to confirm your placement. 

 

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