Dog Tag Eligibility Form

Please note that you are submitting an eligibility form for the Summer 2024 Dog Tag Fellowship. Fellowship dates run from July 16th - November 21st, 2024.

Submitting this eligibility form begins your application process. Once we have determined you meet our eligibility criteria, you will receive an email with a link to the full application. The email will come from *Please note: users have reported the application email landing in their spam or junk folders, so please make sure to check those folders. Invitations to apply are delivered shortly after the eligibility form is submitted.  

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

The Dog Tag Inc. Fellowship Team

P.S. – Questions? Please drop us a note any time at

Program Eligibility

Please select the experience for which you wish to identify yourself primarily.

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Thank you for your interest in the Dog Tag Inc. Fellowship Program. At this time, we are accepting applications from post-9/11 veterans/active military and their spouses or
Military-Connected Information

For example: If you are applying as a spouse, but you are also a veteran, or if you are applying as a caregiver, but you are also a spouse. Mark all that apply.

Please indicate your branch(es) of service, or the branch(es) of service of your spouse or veteran to whom you provide care.

Please indicate your most recent rank in the service, or the most recent rank of your spouse or veteran to whom you provide care.
Personal Information & Identification

For the DC program, preference will be given to those located in the mid-Atlantic region of the US; for the Chicago program, preference will be given to those located in the Midwest region of the US. However, we encourage all to apply. If you are unsure which program to choose, select "remote" when applying and we will assist in determining which program would be best. 

Dog Tag is working to design the future of in-person, hybrid, and virtual programming options. For informational purposes only, please rank your preferences for program delivery as follows.
  • Fully in-person: Programming would be delivered Monday - Thursday 9am-4pm ET at a Dog Tag site in Chicago or Washington, DC. Participants would be expected to attend all programming in person. 
  • Hybrid: Programming will be delivered partially in-person and partially online. In-person programming would take place in either Washington, DC or Chicago during regular programming hours. Programming would likely be 2-5 times per cohort, scheduled well in advance, with resources available to cover travel expenses. 
  • Fully Virtual: Programming would be delivered Monday - Thursday 9am-4pm ET via virtual meeting platforms (Zoom, Google). All participants would be expected to attend all programming virtually.

Demographic Information
Dog Tag Inc. collects this information for general reporting purposes. Your responses
will not affect your application status, and they are optional. Please see our equity and
inclusion statement below.

How do you identify in terms of gender?

We include pronouns in initial introductions to make sure everyone is comfortable. This is how people will refer to you.

Listed in alphabetical order.

Mark all that apply. If you are self-employed, please select which employment option best fits your status.

Referral Source

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Select all that apply.

Please include their full name at a minimum, along with their connection to Dog Tag (partner, staff, fellow or alumni, for example) and their email address if possible.

Dog Tag Inc. Equity and Inclusion Statement

Dog Tag Inc. does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), marital status, or sexual orientation in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and Fellows.

If you have any further questions or concerns, please email us at