Fellow Qualifications


  • Must be nominated by an elected official at the county, state, or federal level
  • Has recognizable community leadership experience
  • Able to attend and actively participate in all mandatory sessions and events

Application Checklist

Please submit your completed candidate information package via email to info@causeusa.org by Sunday, January 15, 2017. The email subject should be titled: CAUSE Political Institute. (*Note: To ensure all components of your candidate information package are received, please submit all components in ONE email.)

Additionally, please ensure nomination materials are also sent to CAUSE by Sunday, January 15, 2017.

Please ensure to submit the following forms:

  • FORM A: Completed Candidate Information Form
  • FORM B: Signed Terms & Conditions

 Additional Documents Required:

  • Resume
  • Nomination Materials
    • Nomination Form
    • Letter of Recommendation

The Selection Process

Participants will be selected based on their demonstrated leadership abilities, experience in public service, and additional community involvement. All submitted materials will be carefully reviewed by the CPI Selection Committee.