Obama Foundation Fellowship Program

The Obama Foundation Fellowship program seeks to support outstanding civic innovators from around the world in order to amplify the impact of their work and inspire a wave of civic innovation. This two-year, non-residential Fellowship will offer hands-on training, resources, and leadership development. 

The application closes on Friday, October 6th at 6 PM Central Time.

Fellowship Requirements:

  • Fellows must be fluent in spoken and written English, as all programming will be conducted in English.
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years old.
  • For more information about the ideal candidate, visit the FAQ page.

What is included in the Fellowship?

  • Guidance in developing a personalized Fellowship roadmap to help you get the most out of the program;
  • Ongoing skill-building and training courses tailored to your particular needs;
  • Exposure to opportunities provided by other Foundation programming, such as mentorship roles and speaking engagements;
  • Participation in four gatherings (including economy airfare to/from the event, lodging, and all meals during the events); and
  • For the inaugural class – the opportunity to shape the Fellowship program for future years.

For more information about the fellowship, click here.

How to Apply:

  • Fill out the application form with your personal information and information about your work.
  • Make a 60 second video that shows us who you are as a person.
  • Provide three (3) references.
  • Submit your application by 6 PM CT on October 6th. 

Questions? For more information, visit the FAQ page or email fellows@obama.org.