White House Fellowship Program 2022-2023 for Young Professionals in the U.S.

White House Fellowship Program 2022-2023 for Young Professionals in the U.S.

Deadline: January 7, 2022

Applications are open for the White House Fellowship Program 2022-2023. Founded in 1964 by Lyndon B. Johnson, the program is one of America’s most prestigious programs for leadership and public service. White House Fellowships offer exceptional young men and women first-hand experience working at the highest levels of the federal government.

Selected individuals typically spend a year working as a full-time, paid Fellow to senior White House Staff, Cabinet Secretaries and other top-ranking government officials. Fellows also participate in an Education Program consisting of roundtable discussions with leaders from the private and public sectors, and trips to study U.S. policy in action both domestically and internationally. Fellowships are awarded on a strictly non-partisan basis.


  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
  • Employees of the Federal government are not eligible unless they are career military personnel.
  • Applicants must have completed their undergraduate education by the time they begin the application process.

Selectiion Criteria

Selection as a White House Fellow is based on a combination of the following criteria:

  • A record of remarkable professional achievement early in one’s career.
  • Evidence of leadership skills and the potential for further growth.
  • A demonstrated commitment to public service.
  • The skills to succeed at the highest levels of the Federal government, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.


The application has six major sections:

  • Personal Information
  • Recommendations
  • Declarations
  • Resume
  • Essays
  • Certification

Applications will not be complete until both the application and three recommendations have been submitted online. Only applications completed by the January 7, 2022 deadline will be considered. You must use the online system to apply. They do not accept any application submissions by post, fax, or email.

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For more information, visit White House Fellowship.