Fellowship Application

2018 Civic Fellowship Applications will open on November 1, 2017.

Eligibility and Dates

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Current sophomore, junior and senior undergraduate students only
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Applicants with Asian American, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander (AANHPI) heritage encouraged to apply. 
  • Application Deadline: December 15, 2017
  • Selected students will be notified by January 31, 2018  

Checklist (5)

Submit the following through the online form
✓ ILF Fellowship Application Form
✓ Resume (Saved as: Resume_LastName_FirstName) – Must be one page, include name, address, contact phone number, and GPA of applicant
✓ Personal statement (Saved as: Statement_LastName_FirstName) – No more than two pages, must include information about the applicant’s Asian Pacific American heritage, community involvement, career goals, and desire to contribute to the community. Information about unique personal or financial circumstances may be included.

✓ Recommendation letter (must be hand-signed by author) – One-page letter from a community leader, teacher or school official is required. The best recommendations include what the writer knows of the applicant’s background, achievements, leadership abilities and community involvement.

The following documents will only be accepted if mailed by University/College and author of recommendation letter
✓ Official transcript (must be sealed by your school registrar’s office)

Please try to submit everything in advance using standard mail service (Fedex, UPS, or any type of certified mail service is not recommended).


Attn: Civic Fellowship Selection Committee
International Leadership Foundation
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 700
Washington, D.C 20004

Please submit all questions to fellow@ileader.org. No phone calls, please.