Key Dates

Key Dates for the 2021-2022 AEF Program Application process.

On-line Application Opens

August 3, 2020

Application Deadline

8:00pm EST
November 19, 2020

Notification to Semi-Finalists
[Travel Arrangements made for Interviews in Washington, DC]

February 10, 2021

Interviews in Washington, DC

March 6 – 8, 2021*

Finalists Notifications

March 24, 2021

Congressional Fellows Placement Interviews

mid-June, 2021**

Fellows Arrive in Washington, DC

mid-August, 2021

Orientation meeting for the 2021 – 2022 AEF Program Fellows

August 16 – 19, 2021

*Semi-finalists will travel to Washington, DC, on Saturday, March 6, 2021. Orientation will be on Sunday, March 7, followed by interviews on Monday, March 8 and possibly Tuesday, March 9.

**Applicants selected for a Congressional office placement will return for one week in June to interview with Congressional offices.