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.


Nominating a Student

Students must be nominated by at least one of their high school teachers or counselors in order to apply for the Washington World Fellows program. Teachers and counselors may nominate up to three students for the program each year. Nominators are encouraged to help students with their online applications.

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.