Admission Requirements for TI Fellowship

  • Applicant must be a full-time student seeking an undergraduate or graduate degree or must have completed an undergraduate or graduate degree.
  • Applicant must, at a minimum, have completed his/her sophomore year as of June 2016.
  • Applicant must be 28 years of age or younger.

TI Fellowship Components

  • TI Fellows will be required to complete a full-time summer internship (approximately 40 hours per week) in the Memphis metropolitan area. The TI Fellowship program will designate a list of pre-approved providers. The pre-approved experiences by the TI Fellowship will be 10 weeks in length beginning June 4, 2016 and ending August 14, 2016. For more information regarding this meaningful summer experience, please read this.
  • TI Fellows will be required to live in housing provided by the TI Fellowship with other TI Fellows for the duration of the TI Fellowship program. Each house or apartment will house between two and four participants of the same sex.
  • In addition to the internship and housing requirement, TI Fellows will be required to participate in professional development seminars, Jewish learning programs, and other events as designated by the TI Fellowship program.

Important Deadlines and Information  

  • The TI Fellowship will begin June 4, 2016 and end August 14, 2016.
  • Due date for applications is Friday, February 5, 2016 at 11:59pm Central Standard Time.
  • Applicants are evaluated based on a number of criteria, but in general the admissions committee gives preference to upperclassmen.
  • Interviews with companies / organizations will be scheduled in the following weeks after the application deadline.
  • A scheduled interview does not necessarily guarantee that an applicant has been admitted into the program.
  • Acceptance to the Fellowship will be granted on a rolling basis following the application deadline of February 5, 2016.
  • Applicants will be notified of their acceptance or placement on the wait list no later than March 31, 2016.
  • Whether or not selected to be a TI Fellow, every applicant’s resume will be shared with Fellowship Providers offering individuals an alternate way to secure an opportunity this summer in Memphis.
  • Applicants are prohibited from contacting any Fellowship Provider(s) as it relates to the application process.
  • There are a limited number of spots for the TI Fellowship each year. Applying to the TI Fellowship does not guarantee a spot in the the TI Fellowship.

Click here to apply for the 2016 TI Fellowship!