Apply for the Yale Graduate Impact Fellowship

To apply for the Yale Graduate Impact (YGI) Fellowship, the student fellow and the host organization must submit application forms separately as follows: Apply to be a Yale Graduate Impact Fellow and Apply to Host a Yale Graduate Impact Fellow. In addition, an emailed letter-of-support from the student’s faculty advisor or DGS describing how the position will benefit the student’s academic trajectory, sent separately to the OCS fellows Shi Shen and Zenan Wang is required.

Materials needed for submitting the application forms:

Apply to be a Yale Graduate Impact Fellow

  • An up-to-date resume. See tips on constructing a professional resume here and here.
  • A cover letter of no more than two pages explaining the nature of the position (including whether it is in-person or remote) and how it fits into the student’s academic and professional trajectory.
  • An emailed letter-of-support from the student’s faculty advisor or DGS describing how the position will benefit the student’s academic trajectory, sent separately to the OCS fellows Shi Shen and Zenan Wang.

Apply to Host a Yale Graduate Impact Fellow

  • Prospective external organization must provide details about the internship specifics, including the name and contact information of the prospective supervisor, working hours and brief summary of the project that the fellow will be working on.

Fellowship Review and Selection Process

All proposals should describe the proposed position (to have been discussed with the host organization ahead of time), including the nature of activities involved and any specific projects to which the student will contribute. The proposal should also make a case for the position’s relevance for the student’s intellectual trajectory and research interests. Proposals will be reviewed and selected by GSAS deans. For Spring 2022, there will be 10 fellowships offered.

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