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Application Process

2014-2015 Undergraduate Archer Fellowship Program Application

Thank you for your interest in becoming an Archer Fellow. The experience of living and working in Washington, D.C., is unlike any other and we are pleased to be able to offer this program to undergraduate students of The University of Texas System. The application deadline for the 2013-2014 academic year is Monday, February 17, 2014. Finalists will be notified by March 8, 2014 and will be invited to participate in an on-campus interview in March or April. Students selected to participate in the program will be notified on or before Friday, April 18, 2014. To be considered for the program, you must complete all sections of the application and submit it with all requested attachments by the application deadline to your UT System Campus Coordinator.

Eligibility Requirements

Required to apply and at the time of participation:

  • Overall GPA: 3.0 or higher
  • Previous work or internship experience
  • Campus leadership experience and/or community involvement

Required by semester of participation:

  • Junior or senior status
  • 24 hours completed in-residence
  • Completion of basic government requirements

Application Materials

2014-2015 Archer Fellowship Application (Word Document) | Download the 2014-2015 Archer Fellowship Application

Recommendation Form (Word Document) | Download recommendation form

*An official Archer Fellowship Program Recommendation Form filled out by the recommender must be included with each letter of recommendation.


Potential Internships (Word Document) | Download internship opportunities

Application Materials Checklist

  • Resume
  • Official Transcript
  • Personal Statement
  • Essay
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • List of Potential Internships
  • A Letter from You

Application Timeline

September - January: Attend a campus information session - Schedule

November 1: Early Application Deadline (for students studying abroad during the Spring 2013 semster)

February 17: Application Deadline for 2014-2015 academic year

March 8: Finalists are notified

March and April: On-campus interviews are conducted with finalists

April 18: Students selected to participate in program are notified