2017 fellowship schedule

Information Session: January 31st at 6pm at Loading Dock Raleigh

Applications close: February 20th, 2017

Interviews: Early March 2017

Selection & Notification: Mid March 2017

Fellows Orientation: Full-day on Saturday March 25th, 2017

Start Date: May 15th, 2017

End Date: August 11, 2017


2017 Fellowship Focus Areas

This year, Fellows' projects will focus on early childhood development and food systems and the intersections that exist within each issue.  



  • Attend JKHF Fellowship orientation.
  • Dedicated 40 hours/week commitment to the JKHF Fellowship program.
  • Attend all required events, site visits and workshops, and core Fellowship components unless previously arranged with JKHF staff. 
  • Allocate 20+ hours a week to Fellow role with selected partner organization (remaining hours will be filled with curriculum to range week by week).
  • Attend all JKHF program-related events as recommended. These events are held on the evenings and weekends.



  • $2,000/month living stipend
  • Housing over the summer for Fellows who qualify
  • Transportation stipend for Fellows who qualify
  • Childcare stipend for Fellows who qualify


Application Requirements:

  • Minimum age for applicants is 20 years old.
  • References: It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure recommendation letters from each reference are submitted in a timely manner prior to the application close date. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. 
  • For assistance or to receive a sample application for reference, please contact Alexis Trost at atrost@jamiekirkhahnfoundation.org.