New York Needs You (NYNY) Fellows Program

Who Is Eligible:

In order to apply, applicants must meet all of the following criteria:



Three essay questions must be completed before submitting the application. We consider the responses to the following questions important in the selection process. For each of the essay questions below, you must draft a response in 1500 characters or less (approximately 250 words).





Applicants must submit a one-page resume. A resume should generally contain the following:




Applicants must upload transcripts for their high school and for each college or university they have attended. Only unofficial transcripts are required for their application to be reviewed and should be uploaded. If you are selected for the Fellows Program, you will be required to submit official transcripts.

Letter(s) of Recommendation

Applicants must submit the name and email of one person to submit a letter of recommendation via the online application. The Letter of Recommendation must be submitted online. Applicants should give their recommender ample time to complete the form and submit the recommendation. Submitting recommendations from friends or relatives is discouraged.

Permanent Resident or Work Authorization Status (if applicable)

If applicable, applicants also upload a copy of their green card or employment authorization card, which authorizes them to live and work in the United States

Deadline: 03/05/2018
How to apply:

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