Governor Glenn Youngkin

2024 Governor’s Fellows Program

Application Deadline is Monday, March 4th

About the Program

The historic and prestigious Virginia Governor’s Fellows Program offers a select group of outstanding and highly motivated individuals the opportunity to experience firsthand the administration of state government in the Commonwealth.

Program Information

Qualified applicants

  • Rising college seniors, graduating college seniors or enrolled as degree candidates in a graduate/professional school
  • Enrolled in a Virginia college/university or a Virginia resident enrolled in an out-of-state institution
  • Committed to excellence in academics
  • Able to demonstrate leadership ability
  • Involved in extracurricular activities
  • Active in community service

Frequently Asked Questions

Important Information

Applications Due: Monday, March 4th

Interviews Begin: Monday, March 11th

Offers Extended: Friday, April 12th

Program Dates: June 3rd - August 2nd

Additional Information


The selection of Fellows is based solely on merit. The Fellows Program does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, political affiliation, disability, or veteran status.


Participants are placed in different positions in the Governor's Office and in various agencies throughout the Executive Branch. The program attempts to match Fellows with compatible assignments according to background, interests, and future goals.

Learn About the Assignments