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New Sector Alliance, Inc.

Thank you for applying to be a Fellow with New Sector Alliance! The application consists of 3 components:

  1. Education and Demographic Information and Program Preferences
  2. Upload of Written Materials (Resume, Cover Letter, & Short Answer Essays)
  3. Contact Information for References
Be sure to fill out the form completely. This is a multi-page form, and you may save your work and return at any time. Please submit only one application per program year.
Contact Information

Current Address

Permanent Address (if different from above)

Part 1: Education and Demographic Information, and Program Preferences
Education Information

High School completion (or G.E.D.) is required for all New Sector programs.

Demographic Information

The following demographic information helps us better understand who is applying to our programs. Neither your answer nor your choosing to not answer will impact our decision.

Program Information


Please note, New Sector Fellows are required to be authorized to work lawfully in the United States.

Part 2: Short Answer Questions
Please upload only Word or PDF documents.

Chicago Summer and Senior Summer Fellowship Applicants:

In addition to preparing a resume and cover letter, we ask you to submit answers to three short essay questions. Please answer the three following questions in 300 words or less per question (900 words total). Include all three answers in a single document for upload on the application.

  1. Please tell us why you are committed to mission-driven work and how the New Sector program would enhance that commitment.
  2. Please tell us about an accomplishment of which you are particularly proud.
  3. In addition to each Fellow learning from the New Sector experience, we know that each Fellow also adds to the professional development of his/her colleagues in the cohort. Fellows' impact on their peers' learning often stems from their unique experiences, backgrounds, and personalities. Please tell us about the role you would play in supporting peer learning within your cohort. 

Part 3: Contact Information for References

Please remember to click SUBMIT on your application to finish the process! Thanks!