December 1, 1995 - Application deadline. Application
must be postmarked on or before this date to be accepted. The
complete application can be downloaded from this home page. Sorry, e-mail
and fax submissions are not currently accepted.
January 1996 - Regional finalist selection. Applicants
are notified by mail whether they have been selected as regional finalists,
and of the time and location for regional interviews.
March 1996 - Regional finalist interviews. Selection
panels convene for 1-day regional finalist interviews in 11 cities throughout
the United States. Every effort is made to schedule interviews as close
to finalists' homes as possible, while distributing the finalists in a
balanced way among the panels. Finalists are responsible for all
expenses associated with the regional interviews, including travel.
April 1996 - Notification of national finalists. National
finalists selected from the regional interviews are notified by mail.
The Commission asks the government to conduct background investigations
on each of the national finalists.
June 1996 - National finalist interviews. National
finalists are interviewed over a 4-day period by the Members of the President's
Commission on White House Fellowships at a location near Washington, D.C.
June 1996 - Selection announcement. The President
announces recipients of the 1996 White House Fellowships.
July 1996 - Placement week. Fellows interview with
prospective departments and offices where they will work, and look for
housing in the Washington area. Fellows are responsible for all expenses
incurred during placement week.
September 1, 1996-August 31, 1997 - Inclusive dates of the
1996-97 Fellowship year.
For More Information
For more information, contact the President's Commission on White House
Fellowships at the address below: