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Thank you for your interest in the Germination Project’s Fellowship Program

The Germination Project invites 10th graders in good standing at high schools in Philadelphia and the surrounding region to apply by submitting the following items:

  • Personal statement describing your interest in the Germination Project and summarizing your view of civic commitment/leadership
  • Summary of any extracurricular activities in which you participate
  • Two letters of recommendation from non-family members**
  • Academic report card or transcript
  • Completed copy of this application
  • Any additional information that you would like the Selection Committee to consider

** Letters of recommendation can be submitted by email to info@germinationproject.com or using our online application tool. To submit with the online tool, add the name of the applicant into the Name field under Personal information, upload the document to the letters of recommendation field, and click submit.

The Germination Project Selection Committee will inform all candidates of the outcome of their applications prior to the end of the current academic year. For specific questions and other information, please direct inquires to the Germination Project at info@germinationproject.com

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Personal statement describing your interest in the Germination Project and summarizing your view of civic commitment/leadership.

Either video or essay submissions are acceptable; applicants will be limited only by their creativity.

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Summary of any extracurricular activities in which you participate.

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Two letters of recommendation (PDFs) from non-family members.

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Academic report card or transcript (PDF).

Any additional information that you would like the Selection Committee to consider.

Upload a written statement (PDF) or type below.

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