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How to Apply

The Donald F. McHenry Global Public Service Fellowship will enter a program pause for new Fellows for the 2024-25 academic year. Please check back in late September 2024 for updated information. We thank you for your interest.


1. Two Letters of Recommendation 

    The submission form will be updated at the start of the next application cycle.

2. Resume 

3. Statements answering the following prompts

  • What does global public service mean to you and why do you wish to pursue a career in global public service? This should NOT be the narrative statement that you submitted for admission to one of the SFS’s eight Master’s degree programs. (1000 words)

  • What or who inspired your commitment to global public service? (200 words)

  • Describe a personal or organizational leadership challenge that you managed and the results you achieved. (200 words)

  • The Donald F. McHenry Fellowship seeks to recruit talented graduate students from widely diverse backgrounds and experiences. How would participation in the program further your graduate studies and help you realize your career aspirations in transformational global public service? (500 words)

  • [Optional] Is there anything else you would like to share with us? (200 words)

Please contact with all questions 

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