Applying to EIS

To join EIS, you must be willing to commit to this 2-year, full-time fellowship (beginning in July) and relocate to your assignment. Follow these five steps to apply to EIS.

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Class of 2025 Deadlines & Decision Dates

*Dates are subject to change*

March 1, 2024 Application period opens at 9:00 a.m. (ET).
April 23-26, 2024 Interested applicants are invited to attend the EIS conference in-person in Atlanta (at own expense) or via event livestream. Event registration is free .
June 5, 2024 Application period closes at 5:00 p.m. (ET).
All applications and supporting materials must be received by the deadline.
Late applications will not be considered.
June-August 2024 EIS program reviews applications and selects applicants for interviews.
September 2024 EIS program interviews applicants virtually.
By October 2024 EIS program notifies applicants of their status (accepted, wait-listed, or rejected).
Spring 2025 Accepted candidates attend the EIS conference in Atlanta. EIS program pays travel expenses for the conference.
Early July 2025 Two-year fellowship begins. New EIS officers start one-month orientation and summer course in Atlanta.