Who’s eligible to apply for the 2022 cohort? High school students who self-identify as Jewish, are from the United States or Canada, will be in 11th grade in the Fall of 2021, and were born before June 26, 2006, are eligible for the 2022 Fellowship. (Students who will be in 11th-grade who were born after that date can apply in the 12th grade.)
Read about our commitment to inclusion and pluralism on the Fellowship.
Application Opens: September 1, 2021. APPLY HERE.
Keep in mind that your application must include:
See a preview of this year’s application (to help prepare your application, but this cannot be submitted.)
Virtual Info Sessions:
There will be virtual information sessions for educators, prospective applicants and their parents on Wednesday, October 6th and Wednesday, October 13th. Hear from Executive Director Becky Voorwinde, Education & Programming Director Jake Marmer, and recent Fellows about the application process and our summer curriculum. We’re hosting them at two different times to serve people in various time zones; feel free to join either one.
Last year, we held virtual information sessions for prospective applicants and their parents on Wednesday, September 30th and Thursday, October 15th. Our Executive Director, our Education & Programming Director, and recent Fellows spoke about the application process and our Fellowship year. Click here to watch a recording of our info call.
Application Deadline: December 8, 2021
Deadline for Supplementary Materials (letters of recommendation & transcript): December 10, 2021
Semi-finalists notified: Mid-January. Semi-finalists will be invited for interviews.
Interviews for semi-finalists: Late January through February.
Fellows notified of acceptance: Early March 2022
*These dates are subject to change if the international travel of the Amitim (Israeli fellows) is disrupted.
**Read more about how The Bronfman Fellowship has responded to COVID-19 and will continue to keep our programming going while prioritizing participant health.