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We are accepting applications for the Fall 2017 semester. A completed application must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 24, 2017.

Step 1

Complete a 300-1,000 word Statement of Interest indicating why you wish to participate in the program, which division you are interested in working with, and what specific knowledge or skills you will contribute. Email your completed statement to the Vinson Fellows Program Coordinator.

Step 2

Request an official UGA transcript. Send to: Carl Vinson Institute of Government, Attention: Vinson Fellows Program, 201 N. Milledge Avenue, Athens, GA 30622.

Step 3

Submit your résumé detailing academic programs, honors and awards, campus and community activities, research, internships, travel, and work experience by email to the Vinson Fellows Program Coordinator.

Step 4

Print two copies of the Reference Form and provide to your selected referees. Reference forms must be completed and submitted directly by referees. Reference Forms may be scanned and emailed directly by the referee to internships@cviog.uga.edu or mailed to Carl Vinson Institute of Government, Attention: Vinson Fellows Program, 201 N. Milledge Avenue, Athens, GA 30622.

Step 5

Complete and submit the electronic application form below. Your application will not be considered until all five steps have been completed.


 

Application Instructions: Please complete the online application below entering all the requested information. After submitting your application online, you will receive a confirmation email acknowledging your application was received. Remember, your application will not be considered until all five steps are completed.

Enter today's date.

Please enter your full name (First MI Last).

Enter your date of birth.

Please enter your address.

Enter your city.

Enter your zip code.

Enter your email address.

Please enter your preferred phone number.

Enter your major area of study and minor.

*Year in School

Select your current year.

Enter your expected graduation date (term/year).

Enter your current overall GPA.

*Division Preference: What is your first choice?

Select the Division that most interests you.

*Division Preference: What is your second choice?

Select your second Division preference.

*How did you learn about the fellowship?

Tell us how you learned about the internship.

Applicant Acknowledgment

By checking the box, I acknowledge that the information in this application is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge. I fully understand that providing false information may result in the rejection of my application.