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 Equity in Civics Youth Fellowship 2022-2023
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Meet students from across the country!
Learn digital media and leadership skills!
Contribute to the national conversation on civic education!

Who Should Apply:

U.S. high school students* for the 2022-2023 school year

  • with an interest in civics, education, equity, government, history, or politics

  • able to attend an in-person gathering in Washington D.C. during the month of October

To be considered, eligible applicants must have both the student application and an educator/mentor nomination form completed prior to the June 13 application deadline.

The deadline for all forms is June 13

What to Expect / About this Program:

  • This is a virtual program designed to connect students across the country in discussions on a variety of civic education topics. 

  • Students will engage in group projects, group discussions, build and lead  student voice campaigns, and a variety of other experiences.

  • Meetings are usually held on Sundays starting in the fall. 

  • Students will receive a stipend throughout the program if they meet all program requirements and adhere to the student code of conduct. 

  • This opportunity requires a student application and an educator/mentor nomination.

  • Students will hear back about the status of their application by July 1, 2022

The Equity in Civics Youth Fellowship cohort serves from August 2022 through May 2023 

Program Requirements and Important Dates:


Students should come prepared and excited to participate and contribute their experiences. The goal is to cultivate a deeper appreciation for student voices in the field of civic education by facilitating student-led discussions.

This is a paid fellowship opportunity. Selected students will be required to:


  • Attend August 2022 Orientation

  • Attend our in-person DC Convening in early October 2022

  • Attend semi-monthly virtual online workshops and guest speaker events

  • Participate in engagements as assigned

  • Create, lead, and engage in student campaigns (more information below)

  • Engage in local and national advocacy for equity in civic education

  • Attend and participate in the end of program event (May 2023)

  • Lead and build the national social media campaign

For more information please read our program description.


Students that complete all program requirements and adhere to the student code of conduct will receive a stipend through out the program.

*This program is for rising 9th - 12th grade students living in the United States, D.C., and Puerto Rico.

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