Step 1: Apply to Harvard Kennedy School. Application deadline is early December, 2020.
Step 2: Apply for the Dubin Fellowship. Application for Harvard Kennedy School students is early February, 2021. To apply for the Dubin Fellowship, please visit the HKS Student Financial Services website
Applicants must submit:
- A biographical profile, not to exceed 150 words
- A document containing written responses to two essay prompts related to their leadership in the face of adversity and what its important lessons and outcomes were.
Finalists for the Dubin Fellowship will be interviewed Spring, 2021 by members of the fellowship selection committee.
Before submitting your application, we expect that you have thoroughly reviewed all pertinent information related to the Dubin Fellowship, including but not limited to: program requirements, eligibility information, and the background and purpose of the fellowship, including the history and background of the donor. Being a CPL fellow carries with it certain responsibilities including maintenance of good academic standing as required by your degree program; attendance at all fellowship programming for the entire duration of the fellowship; leading program sessions and service activities including a field experience trip; and responsible conduct in representing CPL and Harvard University.
Please visit our Fellowship FAQs page for more information.
Commitment to Nondiscrimination
As a matter of commitment, policy, and law, Harvard Kennedy School does not discriminate on the basis of gender, gender identity, color, race, age, sexual orientation, religion, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, intellectual focus, disability, or veteran status. The School strongly believes diversity enhances the value of all its activities, from research and teaching to degree programs and public events. The School encourages applications from candidates who are interested in careers in public service and acknowledges a special responsibility to train effective leaders in public policy and management.