Key Dates

Key Dates for the 2020-2021 AEF Program Application process.

On-line Application Opens

August 12, 2019

Application Deadline

8:00pm EST
November 14, 2019

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

February 10, 2020

Interviews in Washington, DC

March 2 – 3, 2020*

Finalists Notifications

March 26, 2020

Congressional Fellows Placement Interviews

mid-June, 2020**

Fellows Arrive in Washington, DC

mid-August, 2020

Orientation meeting for the 2020 – 2021 AEF Program Fellows

August 19 – 22, 2020

*Semi-finalists will travel to Washington, DC, on Saturday, February 29, 2020. Orientation will be on Sunday, March 1, followed by interviews on Monday, March 2 and possibly Tuesday, March 3.

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