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September 21, 2018

What You Need to Know About Applying for an Echoing Green Fellowship

Want to change the world with us? The road to becoming an Echoing Green Fellow is a months-long journey, and the process is designed to be as inclusive, constructive, and engaging as possible. To maximize applicants' time and efforts, we encourage all prospective candidates to ensure their eligibility and get questions answered before the application opens October 9.

Below are resources to help confirm your Fellowship eligibility and determine if Echoing Green is the right fit for you and your proposed organization. In addition, we have several in-person and virtual opportunities to connect with Echoing Green staff and other emerging social impact leaders. To learn more about our selection criteria and application timeline, be sure to also visit our Apply page.

Pre-Application Resources

Eligibility Requirements 

This optional, anonymous quiz will help determine if you are eligible for the Echoing Green Fellowship. Take the quiz →

Frequently Asked Questions

Browse through commonly asked questions about applicant and organization eligibility, partnerships, Fellowship tracks, and more. Read more →

Ask Echoing Green

Facebook Live Q&A

Oct, 2, 2018 | Echoing Green's Facebook Page
Tune in on Tuesday, October 2, at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time for a live Q&A with Fellowship staff to ask questions about applicant eligibility, selection, and more. Watch the Q&A →

Informational Session in Medellín

Oct. 12, 2018 | Medellín, Colombia
Join us in person on Friday, October 12, at 4:00-5:30 p.m. to learn about applying for the Fellowship and meet other emerging social innovators. RSVP →

Please note we do not accept any phone inquiries regarding the Fellowship application. If your questions are not answered on any of these pages, email
*This post was updated October 8, 2018.
Go Deeper

The 2019 Fellowship application is open October 9-30. Sign up for updates, and get more information on our search and selection process and timeline here.