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Avg. Amount Awarded
312
Days
January 11 2022
Application Deadline
No
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Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship

Description

Congressional Hunger Center's Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship is an 11-month program in which participants develop leadership skills as they gain hands-on experience working to end hunger and poverty in the United States through efforts led by local, state, regional, and national host organizations. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents. Emerson Fellows typically receive financial packages ranging from $38,000 to $45,000 over the duration of the fellowship. Applications are made online and must consist of a one-page resume, one-page personal statement, and one-page response to the short essay questions. Emerson alums pursuing MastersÔÇÖ degrees in public health or public policy at select institutions of higher learning are eligible for significant discounts on tuition. As of 2020, the Hunger Center maintains partnerships with Carnegie Mellon UniversityÔÇÖs Heinz College and the University of VirginiaÔÇÖs Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy.

Amount Details

$38,000
Low Amount Awarded
$45,000
High Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

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Contact Emma Williamson
Program Associate
ewilliamson@hungercenter.org
Tel: 202-547-7022
Fax: 202-547-7575 Address Congressional Hunger Center c/o WeWork Apollo
810 7th St NE Suite 02-146
Washington, DC 20002