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How to Apply

The Foundation is seeking young professionals 40 years old or younger who are engaged in the fields of international affairs, human rights, environment and natural resources management, and public service. Candidates should be:

  • working for at least three years in a field relevant to the Jackson Foundation's programs;
  • interested in learning from others, including their colleagues, as well as more senior professional mentors;
  • willing to be challenged;
  • intellectually curious;
  • effective communicators; and
  • engaged in their communities and looking for ways to solve problems.

Application Process

Applications for the 2017-2018 class of Henry M. Jackson Leadership Fellows are now open. To apply, please download the application. To nominate a candidate, please download the nomination formApplications are due on June 23, 2017.

Selection Process

Applicants will be assessed through application materials, recommendations, and the results of their in-person interview.