To apply for the Fellowship, please follow steps 1 - 7 below. There are several deadlines for application submissions. The earlier one applies, the better chance of admission. If an applicant appears to be a good fit for the program, we contact them within two weeks of the submission deadline (or sooner) to set up an in-person or Skype interview.

2020 Fellowship Dates

Summer: June 15 – August 20
Fall: August 31 – November 12

Application Deadlines


First Round: JANUARY 20
Second Round: APRIL 20


First Round: MARCH 30
Second Round: JUNE 22


Request Your Electronic Application

Click on the orange button at the bottom of this page. You will be directed to a request form on this website. Once we receive your request, we will email you a link to our online application form. The entire application process is completed through this online form.

Basic Information

The information section of the application will take you approximately 25 minutes to complete. You will have the opportunity to save your work and return at a later time to finish and upload your short answers, essay and resume. Please make sure you save your progress, so you don’t lose your work.

Fellowship Guidelines

We want to make sure that you have a clear picture of what life is like during the Urban Adamah Fellowship, and what we expect of you during the three months that you will be with us. The Fellowship Guidelines cover just about every aspect of how you will spend your days, your schedule, and housing, drug, and alcohol policies. Please read this information carefully and indicate your willingness to comply with these guidelines in the spaces provided in the online application.

Upload Your Completed Short Answers & Essay

The online application will direct you to a link where you can download the short answer questions and essay as a Word document. Please complete your answers in a Word document (or comparable program). When you are finished, save the document as “Your Name-Essays.pdf” (MUST be .pdf) and upload it to the online application.

Upload Your Resume

Upload the most recent version of your resume as “Your Name-Resume.pdf” (MUST be .pdf) to the online application.

Request Two Letters of References

Provide two references from people who have supervised you as an employee (strongly preferred), student, or volunteer. References from family members, family friends, and peers will not be accepted. Please send the following link to your references:

Once they fill out their information, they will receive a password-protected reference form in an email. The form will take them 5-10 minutes to complete. References are confidential and will not be shared with the applicant.

Submit Your Application

Only completed applications will be accepted. You will be notified if any required fields are missing.

Application Checklist

The entire application process takes place through our online form. We will consider your application only after all parts have been submitted. Please review the following checklist and application steps carefully.

Please note that when you agree to attend the Fellowship,
we expect you to commit to the full dates of the program.

For questions about the application, please contact Katie Myszka.

For questions about the Fellowship, please contact Rachel Binstock.