The Application and Selection Process
The application cycle is closed
Application Deadline is 5:00 p.m.(ET) on April 1, 2011.
Important Information for Applicants
You must submit 7 copies (one original and 6 duplicates) of the application and supplementary materials to the Mansfield Foundation's Washington, D.C., office by mail or courier no later than April 1, 2011. The pages of each application must be 3-hole punched and held together with a clip, not staples. DO NOT return completed applications by e-mail or fax, or on a disk. E-mailed or faxed applications or applications on diskette will not be accepted. Please review all other instructions on the application.
April 1, 2011: Seven copies of the completed application— one original and six duplicates—due at the Washington, D.C., office of The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation.
Late April: Notification of applicants who are selected for personal interviews.
May 2011: Interviews in Washington, D.C. A travel allowance to cover transportation, overnight accommodations and meals is available to Fellowship candidates who live outside the Washington, D.C., area.
June 2011: Fellowships awarded.
July 2011: Fellows, agency representatives and the Mansfield Foundation sign three-party contracts.
September 2011: Program participation begins.
July 2012: Fellows depart for Japan.