DC: The White House has announced that the
President’s Commission on White House
Fellowships now is accepting applications
for the 2005 - 2006 Class of Fellows. Applications
are available at http://www.whitehouse.gov/fellows/about/apply.html.
Completed applications must be postmarked
by February 1, 2005 and sent to:
White House Fellows Program
c/o O.P.M. - Sheila Coates
1900 E Street, NW, Room B431
Washington, D.C. 20415
Phone for express mail: 202-606-1818
Applicants are encouraged to check the program
website prior to mailing the application
for any potential changes to the mailing
Founded in 1964, the White House Fellows
Program is one of America’s most prestigious
programs for leadership and public service.
White House Fellowships offer exceptional
young men and women first-hand experience
working at the highest levels of the Federal
government. White House Fellows typically
spend a year working as full-time, paid
special assistants to senior White House
Staff, the Vice President, Cabinet Secretaries
and other top-ranking government officials.
Fellows also participate in an education
program consisting of roundtable discussions
with renowned leaders from the private and
public sectors, and trips to study US policy
in action both domestically and internationally.
In return for the privilege of participating
in the Fellowship year, Fellows are expected
to repay the privilege by contributing to
the Nation as future leaders.
as a White House Fellow is highly competitive
and based on a record of remarkable professional
achievement early in one’s career,
evidence of leadership potential, a proven
commitment to public service, and the knowledge
and skills necessary to contribute successfully
at the highest levels of the Federal government.
Fellowships are awarded strictly on a non-partisan
The program has fostered a legacy of leadership,
with nearly 600 alumni who are respected
leaders. Alumni include Secretary of State
Colin Powell, Secretary of Labor Elaine
Chao, former CNN President Tom Johnson,
and American Red Cross President Marsha
Evans. More information about the program
is available at www.whitehouse.gov/fellows.