Building the pipeline of AANHPI public service leaders.
The ILF Civic Fellowship is the nation’s most prestigious civic leadership development program, designed specifically to foster the next generation of AANHPI leaders in public service. Supported by current leaders, the Fellowship aims to teach outstanding AANHPI college students from across the nation how to cultivate their leadership potential. Fellows learn how politics, the policy-making process, and public service are integrated in governance and how to make government work for the community. ILF Civic Fellowship provides a 8- to 10-week public service internship at federal agencies, scholarships, a federal job fair, and a variety of seminars and workshops on civic engagement and career, personal, and leadership development.
Upon acceptance into the program, Fellows are matched with partner Federal Agencies based on skill set and experience. They commit to a full-time, 40 hour work week at their internship offices. Additionally, Fellows are required to attend speaking engagements, professional development workshops, networking opportunities, and DC site-seeing activities in the evenings and some weekends.
The Fellowship Calendar of Events is provided to the cohort in late spring 2018 and will be subject to change.
Who can apply
Current U.S. Citizen
Current undergraduate sophomores, juniors, seniors from accredited university or college
Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
Interest and desire in learning about public service in the federal capacity
Applicants with Asian American, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander (AANHPI) heritage encouraged to apply
APPLICATION DEADLINE: DECEMBER 15, 2017