How to Apply to Schaeffer Fellowship


The 2024 Schaeffer Fellowship application is due by Sunday, October 8 at 11:59pm. The application includes:

  • Brief questionnaire
  • Three ideas for your summer internship
  • Two essay questions (250 words each)
  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcript(s) from all higher education institutions

Resume tips and sample resumes can be found on the Cal Career Center website.

Selection Process

Selected applicants will be invited to participate in a virtual interview (October 30 – November 2, 2023). Decisions will be released on Thursday, November 9, 2023. Applicants who are offered a place in the program must accept or decline by Sunday, November 26, 2023 at 11:59pm. Waitlisted students will be notified as spots become available.