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School Design Fellowship
2019 Application
Deadline: March 29th, 2019
Thank you for applying to the CityBridge School Design Fellowship. As you complete the application, you may save your progress and return at a later time. The final deadline for all applications is March 29th, 2019, at 11:59PM ET. If you encounter any questions along the way, please don't hesitate to reach out to us at contactus@citybridge.org. If you would like to discuss your candidacy or idea with us beforehand, please email us as well, and we will be happy to schedule a call with you.

Personal Information


If your team has more than three people, please reach out to Arthur McKee (amckee@citybridge.org) so CityBridge can learn more about your team.










Optional: Demographics

Questions in the following section, and all questions regarding demographics in this application, are entirely optional and any information provided will have no impact on the selection process.



































Fellowship Time and Travel Commitments







Background in Education






















Entrepreneurship and Leadership Background



Design Thinking



School Vision

Please answer the following questions, either in the text boxes provided or by uploading a Word or PDF document. You may upload up to three (3) documents, though one (1) may be more than sufficient. You may upload a pre-existing document so long as it sufficiently answers the questions below.

The text boxes have a 200 word limit. There is no word limit for the uploaded documents, but please keep in mind we will be reading a large number of applications and may not get through your entire application if the word count is significant. Typically, answers have been under 200 words per question on average:

  1. What is the problem that you want to address? What are potential root causes of this problem?
  2. Who faces this problem?
  3. What is your idea for a school, and how will it address the problem?
  4. In what ways will your school dismantle inequity in public education?
  5. What tangible actions have you taken to test your idea for a school?







Additional Documents