How to Apply
2014 Fellowship Dates
Spring: March 2 to May 23
Summer: June 8 to August 29
Fall: September 7 to November 25
The fellowship is very competitive. Seasons typically fill at least six weeks before the start date and sometimes much sooner.
Applications are considered throughout the year at specific times. The next round of applications for all seasons will be reviewed January 2, 2014.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. We will consider your application only after all parts have been submitted. The entire application process takes place through our online form. Please review the following checklist and application steps carefully.
1. Basic information and short answers
2. Fellowship Guidelines acknowledgment
5. Two letters of reference
6. Application fee of $36
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1. Request Your Electronic Application
Click on the green box at the bottom of this page. You will be directed to a request form on this web site. Once we receive your request, we will email you a link to our online application form. The entire application process is completed through this online form.
2. Part I: Basic Information and Short Answers
The information section of the application will take you approximately 25 minutes to complete. You will have the opportunity to save your work and return at a later time to finish, upload your essays and resume. Please make sure you save your progress so you don’t lose your work.
3. Part II: Fellowship Guidelines
We want to make sure that you have a clear picture of what life is like during the Urban Adamah Fellowship, and what we expect of you during the three months that you will be with us. The Fellowship Guidelines cover just about every aspect of how you will spend your days, your schedule, and housing, drug and alcohol policies. Please read this information carefully and indicate your willingness to comply with these guidelines in the spaces provided in the online application.
4. Part III: Upload Your Completed Essays
The online application will direct you to a link where you can download the essay questions (Word document). Please complete your answers in a Word document (or comparable program). When you are finished, save the document as “Your Name-Essays” (.doc or .pdf) and upload it to the online application.
5. Part III: Upload Your Resume
Upload the most recent version of your resume as “Your Name-Resume” (.doc or .pdf) to the online application.
6. Part III: Request Two Letters of References
Provide two references from people who have supervised you as an employee, student or volunteer. Family members and peers will not be accepted. Send your references the following link: http://urbanadamah.org/reference-form-request.
Once they fill out their information, they will receive a password-protected reference form in an email. The form will take them 5-10 minutes to complete. References are confidential and will not be shared with the applicant.
7. Submit Your Application
Only completed applications will be accepted. You will be notified if any required fields are missing.
8. Pay the Application Fee of $36
After you successfully submit your application, you will be directed to a web site where you can pay the application fee. The application fee is non-refundable but is applied to your fellowship fee if you participate in the program.