The nomination and application period for the 2019 class of Washington World Fellows is now open through February 6th, 2019.

Students will be notified of their acceptance into the program by email in February.

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To apply, students must:

1. Meet program eligibility requirements. To be eligible for the Washington World Fellows program, a student must:

  • be a 10th grade student;

  • be nominated by a teacher or counselor;

  • have at least level I Spanish or equivalent conversational Spanish language proficiency; and

  • be a U.S. citizen or a permanent legal resident of the United States. Due to immigration concerns, unfortunately the program cannot be extended to undocumented students at this time.

2. Be nominated. In order to apply, students must be nominated by at least one of their high school teachers or counselors. For teachers and counselors, the student nomination form can be found here.

3. Submit an online application. The application form requires an e-signature from parents or legal guardians, and acceptance into the program will require additional parental permissions. If students are unable to complete any part of the application for any reason, they are encouraged to contact the Lt. Governor’s office at Accommodations can be considered for special circumstances.