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2018 Fellowship Application

The Bus Fellowship is an intensive, intentional, and transformative experience for young folks who are ready to inspire change alongside their communities. Over the course of ten weeks, Fellows learn from progressive experts from across the state, run the most innovative, effective, and fun civic programs in Washington State, and collaborate with community organizations and issue campaigns for hands-on organizing experience.

For information regarding the Fellowship or questions about the application process please contact our Community Engagement Coordinator, Bridget Williams. Bridget can be reached at bridget@washingtonbus.org, or (206) 325-1889.

The priority deadline for applications is Friday, March 23rd 2018 at 11:59 PST. Applications will be accepted until Friday, April 20th 2018 at 11:59 PST. We encourage applicants to apply as early as possible as the application process becomes increasingly competitive with each deadline.

See our Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

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