2021 LEDA Policy Corps Application 

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LEDA is looking to recruit approximately 15 - 20 LEDA Scholars and Career
Fellows to join the 2021-2022 LEDA Policy Corps. The term for the 2021-2022 Policy Corps will run from September 1, 2021 through May 31, 2022.

  • Must be a LEDA Scholar or Career Fellow, who is enrolled and in good standing at an undergraduate or graduate program during the 2021-2022 school year.
  • Career Fellows must have completed the Career Institute at the time the application is submitted (Fellows who have been selected for the 2021 Institute will not be eligible until 2022).
  • Must have completed one year of college.
  • Interest in education policy and exploring policy careers.
  • Ability to analyze policy related issues from a nonpartisan perspective.
  • Compliance with current local county, city, and state guidelines and other COVID-19 protocols, including vaccination prior to travel
Application Components:
  • General info (Name, Email, etc.)
  • You will be asked to answer the following prompts:
    • Explain your interest in becoming a member of the LEDA Policy Corps. (150 - 300 words) 
    • What higher education policy issue are you most interested in and why (e.g. pell grant purchasing power, student loan policy, accreditation, etc.)? (100-200 words)
    • Are you interested in other areas of policy? If yes, please expand on the area and your connection to this issue. (100-200 words)
    • Please share your long term career goals (50-100 words)
  • You will also be asked to upload:
    • A brief bio (250 words) that will be shared with external partners if you are selected
    • A current resume
    • An up-to-date unofficial transcript

If you would like to be considered to be selected as a member of the Policy Corps, please submit the following application by Thursday July 22, 2021. Please reach out to Amber Briggs (amberbriggs@ledascholars.org) if you need assistance.

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