The application for the 2021 Fellowship closed on October 29, 2020 at 2 pm ET. The top 77 applicants for the 2021 cycle will be designated "finalists" and will be asked to appear for interviews virtually in early February of 2021. The Fellowship program will cover travel and accommodation for the interviews. The 30 2021 Fellowship winners, selected from among the 77 finalists, will be notified in March of 2021. They will begin to receive stipend and tuition support from the program in the fall of 2021.