Welcome to the 2016-2017 White House Fellows Application
Welcome to the White House Fellows’ online application system. If you
are visiting this website for the first time, please create a login and
password using the register link on the
left side of the screen. Please create only ONE account. If you are
returning to this website, please login using the link
on the menu. Once the account has been created, you can continue to edit your
application prior to the deadline of Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 5:59 PM (EST).
The Fellowship is extremely competitive; a well-prepared application and carefully selected references are key components to a successful application. Developing a clear, comprehensive, and competitive application is estimated to take at least 25 hours, so we encourage you to start this process as soon as possible.
We suggest you complete the ‘Personal Information’ and ‘Recommendation’ sections of the application first.
We require that all recommenders use the online system. You are responsible for ensuring that your application
and three letters of recommendation are submitted by the deadline.
The application has six major sections:
- Personal Information
Applications will not be complete until both the application and
three recommendations have been submitted online. Only applications
completed by the January 12, 2016 deadline will be considered. You must
use the online system to apply. We do not accept any application submissions
by post, fax, or email.
If you have any technical questions or need assistance, please email
technical support at WHFApplication@opm.gov.
If you have general questions about the program please email
or call the program office at 202-395-4522.
Official Use Only
The White House Fellows Application website is an official U.S. Government System for authorized use only.
Unauthorized use of this system or the information on this system could result
in criminal prosecution. Signing into this website indicates you have read and
accepted the Full Terms and Conditions of Use and you consent to security
testing and monitoring.
Full Terms and Conditions of Use
This U.S. Government System is to be used by authorized users only. Information
from this system resides on computer systems funded by the government.
The data and documents on this system include Federal records that contain
sensitive information protected by various Federal statutes, including the
Privacy Act, 5 U.S.C. § 552a.
All access or use of this system constitutes user understanding and acceptance
of these terms and constitutes unconditional consent to review, monitor, record,
audit and take action by all
authorized government and law enforcement personnel.
Unauthorized user attempts or acts to (1) access, upload, change, or delete
information on this system, (2) modify this system, (3) deny access to this
system, (4) accrue resources for unauthorized use, or (5) otherwise misuse this
system are strictly prohibited. Such attempts or acts are subject to action that
may result in criminal, civil, or administrative penalties.
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