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Thank you for your interest in the Equal Justice Works Class of 2024 Design-Your-Own Fellowship program. 

We encourage you to read through the resources available on our website before starting your application, particularly the Applicant Guide and Host Organization Guide.

Application Deadline 

Applications for the 2024 Design-Your-Own Fellowship are open until 9:00p.m. Pacific/12:00a.m. Eastern on September 12, 2023.  

All application components, including recommendation letters, must be submitted by the deadline to be considered.  You as the applicant are responsible for submitting the application. 

We encourage you to submit your application before the deadline to ensure successful submission. Applications will begin to be reviewed after the September 12 deadline closes.  Extensions will not be granted; please plan accordingly. 


Applicants who may need assistance or accommodations during the application or selection processes should contact Senior Program Manager Leila Stehlik-Barry at fellowships@equaljusticeworks.org or (202) 466-3686. 

Using Submittable

  • You will need to create a free Submittable account or sign in with Google or Facebook credentials to submit to these forms. 
  • As you are completing your application, Submittable will automatically save your progress. You can save a draft of your work if you would like to finish filling out the form at a later date. To retrieve your saved draft, please log into your Submittable account. 
  • If anything changes with the information you submitted, please request to edit the submission  
  • Submittable works best on Google Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. Internet Explorer is not supported. Please make sure you are using a supported browser. 
  • We will follow-up with you about your submission by email. Please be sure to safelist notification emails from Submittable and check the email you used to sign up for your Submittable Account regularly.  
  • For portions of the application that your Host Organization will need to fill out, please refer to this Help Article for more information on collaboration in the Submittable platform. 

Technical Questions? 

Check out the Submitter Resource Center or contact Submittable Customer Support for additional information and with questions/issues. Please note that all technical or Submittable questions should be directed to Submittable Customer Support rather than Equal Justice Works.

We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.