Applications are accepted on a rolling basis but must be submitted by June 1 to be considered for the fellowship class beginning that November.

Candidates will be notified in June if an interview has been granted, and interviews are conducted in June and July.

Step 1: Prequalification

  • To begin the application process, click the “Apply” link at the bottom of the page and complete a prequalification application.
  • A recruiter will contact you to conduct a prequalification phone screening.

Step 2: Documentation – Due June 1

  • Prequalified candidates will be emailed instructions for submitting the required documentation such as licenses and certifications and a nonrefundable application fee of $30. (Note: Licenses and certifications can be submitted as obtained.)
  • The program staff will follow-up with you regarding the status of your application and required documentation.

Step 3: Interview – June and July

  • The EMPA Fellowship Selection Committee will review all applications that are completed and submitted by June 1.
  • Select candidates will be contacted for an onsite interview. Applicants who have not been selected for an interview will also be notified.

Step 4: Selection – July

  • Candidates who have been accepted into the program will be contacted by the program administrator.
  • Upon receiving a verbal acceptance, a written offer/acceptance letter will follow by July 31. Offer/acceptance letters must be returned within 30 days of receipt to secure a place in the EMPA Fellowship Program.

Those candidates who are not initially selected will be notified and may be added to an alternate list.