Information for Graduate & Professional Student Applicants

Applications for PPSF 2018 are due on Friday, January 19, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.

Qualification:

  • Applicants must be Yale students not in their final year of study, and must be in good academic standing.

Requirements of the Fellowship

  • The Fellowship is full-time and must be the primary work of Fellows during the summer. Please plan accordingly. NOTE: Other summertime work at Yale University is strongly discouraged. Fellows must discuss any other proposed part-time work, in advance of the summer, with the Director.
  • Before beginning work at their sites, Fellows will participate in the Fellowship orientations, detailed below.
  • Fellowship placements will be for eight to eleven consecutive weeks between May 29 and August 10, 2018. The Fellowship Director will facilitate a meeting between the Fellow and agency supervisor to determine the exact length of each individual Fellowship.
  • All Fellows will be expected to participate in weekly dinner meetings during the course of the Fellowship.
  • All Fellows will be expected to complete brief periodic reports during the program and a final report by the end of the summer.

Orientation

  • There will be a mandatory orientation session for all selected 2018 Fellows on Thursday, March 29, 2018 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.  The location will be announced.
  • The second mandatory orientation session will be held from the morning of Tuesday, May 22, 2018 through the evening of Friday, May 25.

Stipend Payment/Salary:

  • The taxable stipend for Graduate and Professional students will be $650 per week. Fellows will be paid for orientation week hours.

Housing:

  • Fellows are responsible for securing their own summer housing.  One resource for sublets can be found here: offcampusliving.yale.edu

Application Procedures

  • Download the PPSF 2018 application here.
  • Prior to March 5, 2018, some applicants will be contacted for an interview.  Note: Not all applicants will be interviewed.
  • Notification to interviewed students regarding the status of their application will conclude by March 9, 2018.