Application Process

Thank you for your interest in the FAO Schwarz Fellowship, a two-year fellowship designed to strengthen high-quality non-profit organizations and to train recent college graduates to be tomorrow’s social impact leaders. Applications for the 2019-2021 fellowship cohort will open November 15th, 2018. The final application deadline for all positions is February 15, 2019

For the 2019-2021 FAO Schwarz Fellowship cohort, graduates from the Class of 2018 and 2019 may apply. Interested applicants should apply directly to the host organization(s) of their interest.

All host organizations will select their Fellow(s) by the end of April 2019. While each host organization may have a different target start date, all FAO Schwarz Fellows will begin their service at some point during the summer of 2019 and before September 3, 2019.

For further questions, please see our Frequently Asked Questions page.


Host Organizations

The application process for prospective youth-serving non-profit organizations is by invitation only from the Board of Trustees and the Executive Director.