How to Apply

The 2017-18 fellowship application is now closed. The next application will be available in late August of 2017.

How do I apply?
You must complete and submit the online application AND submit the following materials in order for your application to be complete. Your application is not complete until we have received:

  • Completed online application form including your resume, a photo, and an unofficial copy of your transcript from each institution you attended
  • An official transcript from each undergrad/grad institution you attended
  • A letter of recommendation (submitted through the LOR form, www.princetoninafrica.org/LOR/)
  • Application fee of $50 USD

For more information, check the online application form or the Frequently Asked Questions page.

What else is required?

Should you be invited for an interview, you must be available for one of the interview sessions, which will be held on January 13-15, 2017 and January 20-21, 2017.  Candidates are responsible for all costs associated with traveling to Princeton, NJ for interviews. We encourage applicants invited to interview to attend one of the interview sessions on Princeton’s campus, but interviews may take place via Skype video (during specific time slots from January 17-19, 2017 between 9am-5pm EST) for those who cannot make it to Princeton. More information about interviews will be provided to those who are invited to interview for 2017-18 fellowships.

Those candidates who are selected for a fellowship MUST attend PiAf’s pre-departure orientation program, which will take place June 7-11, 2017 on Princeton’s campus.

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Stay informed about PiAf info sessions and other news for prospective applicants. To join, email piafapp@princetoninafrica.org with a request to be added to the applicants’ mailing list.