Application Process

To apply to be a part of the 2017-2018 VIP Fellowship class, please provide the following information to on July 5, 2017:

  • A current resume.  Use your resume to highlight your education, expertise, achievements and honors, extracurricular activities/community service, language skills, and any leadership experience. The resume should not exceed two pages.
  • A cover letter not to exceed 450 words.  In your cover letter, please include your areas of focus i.e. economics, regional affairs, technology, etc.
  • Declaration of Graduate Degree GPA (official transcript verification may be required at a later time)
  • DD-214 Certificate of Release or Discharge.
  • Please provide, if applicable, your VA Service Connected Disability Rating Letter.

We will be unable to process your application without all of the above information.

The application announcement will open on July 5, 2017 and close on July 17, 2017.  Please note that there is a 500 maximum applicant cap and therefore, eligible veterans must be prepared to submit ALL the materials listed above on July 5, 2017.  A direct link to the USA Jobs Announcement will be posted on this website and all other VIP social media accounts as soon as it becomes available.

For additional questions, please call 1-866-300-7419 or email  Please refer to and @VIPFellowship for further information and updates.