Emerson Application 25th Class




















The menus below include the skill sets most often required by Emerson Fellow projects. Please choose up to 3 of these skills for which you have acquired the highest proficiency.












Scale of 1-5, 5 is fluent


Please select up to 4 issues with which you have the most experience (paid, volunteer, academic, or lived experience).













Have you ever been affiliated with any of these organizations? (Check all that apply.)













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Please choose one.


If you answered "Other" in the previous question, please explain where you heard about the Emerson Program:





Tell us about a significant challenge you have faced. How did you tackle it and what did you learn?



Applications should consist of one .pdf or MS Word document, three pages in length: the first page should be your resume, the second page your personal statement, and the third page your answers to the two short essay questions.

Please give your document the filename: Last name_First name_Middle initial.doc, and upload it below.

Resume: Please be certain to include your email address and phone number.

Personal Statement:
What values, principles, and identities (race, class, gender, etc.) have shaped your interest in participating in the Emerson Hunger Fellows Program? What particular qualities, knowledge, experiences, and skills will you contribute to your field and policy placements? How do you expect this fellowship to contribute to your professional goals?

Short Essay Questions:

1. How have your life experiences and community work changed your perspective on poverty over time?
2. What role do you believe the government plays or should play in addressing complex social problems such as hunger, poverty, and racism?







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