The John D. Solomon Fellowship for Public Service offers students the opportunity to work on projects that involve collaboration with City government agencies, community-based organizations (including nongovernmental and nonprofit organizations), and other key partners. The selection process will consider the following:
Please note that New York City residency is not required for this fellowship; however, fellows will be expected to work within the five boroughs on a regular basis. Additionally, students enrolled at universities within the New York City metropolitan area, including Long Island, New Jersey and Connecticut, may apply for this fellowship.
Please review the Eligibility Guidelines before beginning the application process.
Graduate students who are attending school and are specializing in the following fields (or related field) are encouraged to apply:
The application for the 2017-2018 academic year is now open. To apply, please complete the following two steps:
Completed applications include both the web application AND resume submitted by midnight on Friday, March 31, 2017. Only completed applications will be reviewed. Fellowship staff will confirm receipt of completed applications.
Please note that applicants must be in a graduate or PhD program from Sept. 2017-May 2018 to be eligible for the fellowship. Additionally, this is an in-person fellowship. While there are no residency requirements, applicants must be able to commute to NYC at least 2-3 days per week for the duration of the fellowship (September 2017-May 2018).
Please note that this timeline offers projected dates that are subject to change. Please email JDSolomonFellowship@oem.nyc.gov with questions or concerns.