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Capital City Fellows Program

capcity.fellows@dc.gov

1015 Half Street, SE, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20003

(202) 442-9700 (Option #2)

Capital City Fellows Applicant Information Form

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Important things to consider in the process of applying to the Capital City Fellows Program (CCFP):

  • You MUST complete the application in one session.  You cannot save an incomplete application.
  • Review the application process and gather all four resources (Professional Resume, Recommendation Letters, [one professional and one academic] and Unofficial Transcript) you will need to complete the application successfully. You must answer all questions and follow the directions as explained within the application.
  • The essays must be well thought-out and written. You are expected to write a minimum of 500 words for each essay question. These writing exercises will be evaluated for judgment, grammar, and clarity of argument and thought. You should use font 11 or 12 single space. It is recommended that you write all your writing samples aforementioned in a Word document. Once you have reviewed, edited, and proofread your essays responses; you should upload your essays into the application along with your other four (4) documents.
  • The application will be deemed incomplete if any field is empty and/or not fully answered. The application will also be deemed incomplete and not acceptable if any of the four attachments and essays are missing.

Each Essay must have a minimum of 500 words.
(All three essays should be saved in one document).

  1. Why do you want to be a Capital City Fellow
     
  2. What is one of the most critical issues faced by the Government of the District of Columbia, and how should government address it? 
     
  3. Please give an example of a time in your personal life, professional career, or educational experience when you were required to complete an important task with insufficient resources and/or directions. How did you handle the situation?

Full Name

Are you a United States citizen?

Are you a DC resident?

Attachments

Resume (Please note: only txt, pdf, doc, and docx extensions are allowed)

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Transcript (Please note: only txt, pdf, doc, and docx extensions are allowed)

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Recommendation Letters (one professional and one academic) (Please note: only txt, pdf, doc, and docx extensions are allowed)

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Essays (All three essays should be saved in one document). (Please note: only txt, pdf, doc, and docx extensions are allowed)

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